James was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and moved to the Houston area in 2004. He joined Hotze Enterprises in 2009 working in the Hotze Pharmacy compounding lab. His experience in working with and bringing in high tech equipment led to an opportunity to join the Hotze Vitamins team to lead the Quality Control department and to implement the My Hotze Pak program. After leading the My Hotze Pak production and warehouse team, an opportunity to serve as the Business Director of Hotze Vitamins became available. He was promoted to his new role in July of 2017. Outside of work, James enjoys spending time with his wife, Kendal, and son, Liam.