James leads the Executive Coaching Practice.
As a Founding Principal of McFarlin Stanford and Leader of their Executive Coaching Practice, Jim brings over twenty-five years of executive leadership experience from within the professional services industry and as the former COO of a Professional Landscape firm. In addition, Jim has held leadership positions as Director of International Sales & Marketing at FedEx and Vice President of Sales & Marketing at The Regus Group among others. He has served as the Chairman of the Governmental Affairs Committee of the National Association of Landscape Professionals, is an Executive Coach with The Grow Group and has served in many other leadership roles within the green industry. Jim is an architect of innovation and has successfully grown green industry businesses as a hands-on professional and proven mentor. Jim has been there, knows how it feels and regularly helps drive green industry leaders to achieve their best results.