James is the President and founder of West One Finance, Inc. located in Farmington, Utah, an equipment finance company. Prior to his current employment, James served as Executive Vice President and Business Development Manager for Continental Bank, located in Salt Lake City Utah. James has spent over 30 in finance, mostly working for banks and finance companies located in Washington State. He has also held many leadership positions in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Counselor in an YSA stake presidency, Mission President, Area Seventy and Stake President. James is married to Sara (Martenson) Perry and they are the parents of seven children and four grandchildren.