CEO of James Group International
Lorron James serves as CEO of James Group International (JGI), President of Magnolia Automotive Services (Toyota JV in Mississippi) and is President of TLX (Supply Chain Management IT Software). Renaissance Global Logistics (RGL), a subsidiary of JGI, runs the global consolidation export operation for Ford Motor Company, which ships to 16 countries across the world. JGI also has multimodal capabilities for its customers and handles other logistics services for General Motors. Lorron has also been chosen to serve on the Youth of the Year Selection Committee, which benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Michigan. He also mentors a high school student from the Pontiac based Grace Centers of Hope Program. Lorron is a graduate of the Leadership Detroit XXXI class through the Detroit Regional Chamber and also served as the President of the Intermediate Council at the Detroit Athletic Club (DAC) in 2011. Benefitting the DAC Foundation, he’s also on the Michigan High School/College Athlete of the Year Selection Committee. Lorron is a part of Riviere XXVIII which is an extension of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and he also serves on the Conservancy Board of Directors. He was also appointed to the Detroit Wayne County Port Authority Board by Mayor Mike Duggan and also serves on the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) board, which was decided on by his automotive peers. In late 2014, Lorron was also appointed to the Financial Review Commission by Governor Rick Snyder, to oversee how the City of Detroit re-invests its funds post-bankruptcy and was recently appointed as the Chair of the Port Authority.