President, 2007 - present

University of Phoenix - Atlanta Campus

Lead Faculty Area Chair and Assoc Faculty, 2007 - present

Institut Dermed

Consultant, 2013 - 2016

ITT Technical Institute

Adjunct Faculty, 2011 - 2015


Various roles, 1984 - 2006


Xavier University

M.S., Organic Chem

Centre College

B.A., Chemistry



Personal Care Products

James has strong knowledge and leadership skills in research and development, product commercialization and business development. He is a highly skilled formulator for personal care products and has strong interpersonal and people development skills. He is experienced in leveraging intellectual property globally for business benefits, ranging from inventions to technology licensing, to litigation support. Successfully leveraged personal traits, knowledge and skills to deliver strong business benefits to two Fortune 500 companies and an academic institution. James continues to leverage these skills as a consultant for a number of companies.