|Len James is the Chief Financial Officer for the John S. James Co., a leading industry provider in customs brokerage and international freight forwarding services. In this capacity, Len directs strategic financial and accounting issues for his company. He began his “official” career with John S. James Co. in 1992, serving in various operational positions in the organization, including import administrator, air and ocean export administrator, NVOCC operations, and office manager of their Atlanta facility from 1998 to 2002. He obtained his Customs Broker’s License in 1994, and is Certified Customs Specialist and Certified Export Specialist.
Len graduated from the University of Georgia in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Political Science. He received his MBA in International Business from Georgia State University in 1998. Len is a frequent lecturer on the customs brokerage and freight forwarding industry at the Georgia Southern University Logistics and Intermodal Transportation program. He also consults with the National Association of Credit Managers on customs issues and mitigating international trade risk.
Len resides in Savannah, Georgia with his wife Lisa, and their two beautiful daughters, Nan and Katie.