James develops projects and provides marketing and client negotiations for GeoStabilization International in California and Nevada. James has authored multiple papers on stabilization technology and regularly presents to technical workshops, throughout the United States and Canada. Within the last 8 years, James developed and managed over 50 landslide repair and rockfall mitigation projects for several state and local California and Nevada agencies and in the private sector. A Job Order Contract (JOC) expert, James has identified and developed the use of Job Order Contracting for efficient and cost effective landslide repair and rockfall mitigation. James attended the University of Pacific, graduating with a B.S. in Business Administration where he played Division 1 Water Polo.
A rockfall barrier, previously installed in a remote place above a major highway in the mountains of Colorado, had been repeatedly impacted and the state department of transportation was uncertain of its remaining functionality.