James joined Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in June 2009. He handles Accounting, Human Resources and IT. Some of his key responsibilities include payroll, accounts payable, reconciliations, and general office management. James is a Southern California native and relocated to Eastern Tennessee with six other members of his family in 2009. He has a broad range of finance and accounting experience over the past 10+ years, most recently in banking. Prior to that James worked for an engineering company that handled landfill gas control and storm water pollution prevention. James has a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and is CPA eligible.