James is a retired Supervisor from Essar Steel Algoma Ltd. and an ex member of the Canadian Professional Golfers Association. He worked at Essar (Algoma Steel) for 31.5 years in various Leader and Supervisor roles before retiring as a Shift Coordinator in the Ironmaking Department. His duties were overseeing the operation of #6 and #7 Blast Furnaces and the outlying areas.
As a member of the C.P.G.A. James worked at the Sault Ste. Marie Golf Club, the Root River Golf Club, Island Springs Golf Club, various driving ranges in the area and ran Golf Schools for the YMCA. His hobbies include boating, golfing, hockey and travelling. He is a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Golf Club and the Bay Harbor Golf Club in Bay Harbor Michigan. He also runs the Soo Sr. Greyhounds Tournament Hockey Team and plays on the Moore's Sport Tours Hockey Team out of Toronto that travels world wide to play exhibition hockey games. He is excited about his present role with IPC and is looking forward to many years in the Financial field.