Lorron James

Lorron James graduated from Arizona State University in 2005 and worked with the Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team as the Community Affairs Coordinator, before deciding to move back to Detroit to learn the family business, James Group International (JGI). 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. Today, Lorron James serves as CEO of James Group International, President of Magnolia Automotive Services (Toyota JV in Mississippi and Indiana) and is President of TLX (Supply Chain Management IT Software). Lorron’s professional/community involvement includes: Detroit Athletic Club – Board of Directors YPO (Southern 7) Part – Owner of Grand Rapids Drive Basketball Team (Detroit Pistons G-League Organization) Children’s Foundation Detroit Athletic Club Foundation – Vice President Michigan High School/College Athlete of the Year Selection Committee (DAC) Strategic Planning Committee Vice Chair (DAC) Enrichment Fund (DAC) Membership Committee (DAC) Keyfetch – Investor Henry & Clara Ford Estate Planning Committee The Detroit Sessions Lorron’s previous professional/community involvement includes: • Chairman, Detroit Wayne County Port Authority (Mayoral Appointment) • Financial Review Commission (Gubernatorial Appointment) • Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Board • Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council • National Business League/Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce • Leadership Detroit w/ Detroit Regional Chamber • Leaders for Kids • United Way Cabinet • Emerging Philanthropists • Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Michigan • Founders Junior Council w/ Detroit Institute of Arts Awards: • Michigan Chronicle – 2017 Men of Excellence • DBusiness Magazine – 2015 30 in their Thirties • Central Michigan University – 10 within 10 2015 • Oakland County Michigan – 2014 Elite 40 • Frontpage Detroit – FP 40 Awards 2012 • Minority Business Enterprise – 2012 Rising Star Award – Magnolia Automotive • Crain’s Detroit Business – Twenty in their Twenties