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James Lee

James Lee

Workforce Outreach Coordinator, A-B Tech & Chair, Minority Enterprise Development Board

James E. Lee III is the President and CEO of James Lee Enterprises, the Associate Minister at St. John A Missionary Baptist Church in Asheville, 1st Vice Moderator of the Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Association and a resident of Asheville, NC. He is a graduate of Asheville High School.  He attended and graduated from American InterContinental University in Hoffman Estates, IL with a Master in Business Administrations with a concentration in Operation Management. James is currently in the dissertation phase for a Doctorate in Education with a concentration in Organizational Leadership at Argosy University located in Phoenix, AZ and a Master in Divinity with a concentration in Pastoral Ministries at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary a subsidiary of Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA; both as a distance learner.James is married to his high school sweetheart, Sarah, and together they share eight beautiful children Sabrina, James IV, Dontae, Isaac, Malachi, Angelique, Mary-Grayce, and Aaryanna. James has received numerous awards for both his professional, civic, and church work within the community.  Most recently, James received the 2014 Minister of the Year Award from the Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Association, was invited to apply for the William C. Friday Fellowship Program, he was a participant in the inaugural class of 40 Under Forty Rising Business Leaders in Asheville, is a member of the Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society in Business, Management, and Administration, a graduate of Leadership Asheville 33 at UNC-Asheville, and was selected for the Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Executive Leadership Institute.  The honors and awards are too numerous to mention. James has a passion for preaching and teaching the gospel to create a life-changing experience for him and others.  He is a born-again Christian that is not ashamed of telling the world about our Risen Savior.  He has a love for the church and the work of the church.