James currently serves as the Director, National Security Personnel System (NSPS) Transition Office, bringing over 28 years of experience with the federal government.
Prior to his current post, James serves as Executive Director, Logistics, Maintenance and Industrial Operations at Naval Sea Systems Command where he oversaw ship maintenance, environment policies and execution oversight.
He began his career in 1981 at the Norfolk Naval shipyard, working as nuclear ship superintendent, charged with the repair of Nuclear Aircraft Carriers, Nuclear Cruisers and Fast Attack Submarines.
James earned his MA from the Florida Institute of Technology. He has also attended the Harvard School of Business and the Keenan-Flagler Business School. He is a member of the Acquisition Professional Community.