James joined PayneWest Insurance in 2016 as a sales executive in the construction specialty division. He began in the construction industry as a construction engineering technician serving in the U.S. Army where he provided a wide range of support and technical expertise on building projects around the world. Following his undergraduate business coursework, he completed his MBA at the University of Colorado. Prior to joining PayneWest, James worked in the banking industry as a branch manager--vice president in the consumer and community banking segment. He worked with a diverse range of personal and business clients to identify solutions to banking, lending and investment needs. He is honored to be able to partner with clients as a trusted advisor to provide support, identify opportunities and tailor solutions specific to the client’s unique needs. James appreciates any opportunity to explore the Northwest with his wife and family; always taking the back roads and leaving time to discover and enjoy the awesome views and unique communities of the region.