James Hartsell is the quintessential entrepreneur and technology veteran. He founded Skookum and has grown the company from a small startup into a high-performing software development firm. James serves as Skookum’s Chief Executive Officer. He leads the company’s overall vision and strategy for growth. In the pursuit of excellence, he inspires a culture of continuous improvement, client-centricity, and new ideas that provide value to the firm’s growing base of clients. James earned his Bachelor of Science in management information systems (MIS) from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.