James is currently serving as CEO of Mountain Media, an eCommerce Website development company in Saratoga Springs, NY. James founded Mountain Media with his long time friend and business partner Scott Fultz. Before Mountain Media, Scott & James played/founded the progressive rock band Cold Sweat at Potsdam College in 1985. Cold Sweat toured the Northeast and Canada for an eleven-year stint. The bands produced two CD's that enjoyed airplay and record sales in the US and Europe. James played guitar and sang, Scott played Bass and was the lead vocalist. The band sometimes plays reunion gigs in the upstate NY area.
James likes playing guitar, motocross, skiing and mountaineering.