Don James Jr., CEO
Don is a driven successful executive who has taken multiple companies and projects from inception to successful rapid growth and then maturity in various markets and environments. Companies under his tutelage have consistently achieved rapid growth and record revenues in their industries as well as industry and general media awards for this success. While at BEAR Data Solutions, Don’s company achieved growth awards from Inc. Magazine’s Fast Growth 5000 for 6 consecutive years as well as IT industry growth and innovator awards each year for 5 years. Don took this industry experience and has applied the same philosophy to Real Estate. James Properties, its parent, James Properties, Land and Cattle LLC and its related entities have compiled an extensive portfolio of properties over the last decade and continue to actively develop additional properties as well as manage its existing portfolio as well as the portfolios of others.
Don was inducted into the University of California Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010 for his exploits in Rugby and Football. He is a former Member of the USA Rugby Board of Directors and is a current Member of the US Rugby Foundation Board of Directors. Don also sits on other private sector Board of Directors. Don lives in San Francisco, CA but retains close ties to his home town of Bakersfield, California and the agricultural and oil industry related opportunities in that marketplace.