James comes to Project C.U.R.E. with eight years of nonprofit fundraising experience at the humanitarian leader Action Against Hunger and the scientific research organization International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, where he developed and managed mutually beneficial corporate-social-responsibility and cause-related marketing partnerships across numerous sectors. His work has taken him to such countries in sub-Saharan Africa as Kenya, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and South Africa. He also brings an equal amount of time developing extensive branded events as a writer/creative director at experiential marketing agencies.
James holds a BA in International Affairs/Western Europe from the University of Colorado/Boulder, an MA in Germanic Studies from the University of New Mexico/Albuquerque, and pursued doctoral studies at the University of Chicago. He also studied in Nice, France and Berlin, Germany and is fluent in French and German. As a passionate ski journalist, James has written more than 100 articles about destinations in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.