Vice President, Business Affairs, James Group International
Lorron James is the vice president of business affairs for James Group International, making him responsible for diversifying the customer base while retaining and growing his relationships with Ford, General Motors, Toyota and other OEM’s/Government Primes. He’s also active in the revitalization of Detroit as an intermodal distribution hub to the world, and continues to make strides into the defense and energy sectors.
James’ additional leadership roles include serving as president of Magnolia Automotive Services (Toyota JV in Mississippi) and president of TLX (Transportation Management IT Software).
Prior to his promotion to the executive team at James Group International, James held roles in marketing and sales management, business development and supply chain management. Before joining the family business, he worked as the Community Affairs Coordinator with the Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team.
A graduate of the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit XXXI class, James has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Arizona State University as well as a master’s degree in science administration from Central Michigan University.