James has served on many boards within the neurodiagnostics community and is currently President-Elect for The Southern Neurodiagnostic Society (SSET) and will serve as President of from 2021-2023. In the past he has served as a board member for ASNM, editor of ASNM’s publication “The Monitor”, chair of ASNM’s Applied Philanthropy Committee, and a member of ASNM’s Online Education Committee. Additionally, he is an internationally known presenter in the field of IONM.
In addition to his passion for education, James believes that it is extremely important to volunteer both in and out of the field of neurodiagnostics. He has traveled to Ghana, Barbados, and Malawi to volunteer as a neuromonitorist and educator. He is especially proud of the two nurses, Joshua and Clement, that he mentored in Ghana to function independently as CNIM credentialed neuromonitorists for the Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS) in Accra, Ghana.
Currently, James serves as the Chief Innovation Officer for Advanced Monitoring Services in Northwest Arkansas. His past roles include COO for Advanced Monitoring Services, the VP of Neuromonitoring Services for Comprehensive Neuro Monitoring, co-owner of LHI Online, & Clinical Product Designer and Regional Director at Biotronic NeuroNetwork. When he is not working, James enjoys traveling with his lovely wife Lisa, gardening, reading and running.
James has been to Africa more than two dozen times during his professional career to serve as a neuromonitorist, educator and mentor. His passion is to apply his expertise to the preservation of neural function in patients with complex spinal deformities and other neurological illnesses. Additionally, he is also passionate about sharing his knowledge with doctors, nurses, technologists and others to help promote the development of neuordiagnostics in countries currently lacking skilled neuromonitorists. James has worked with FOCOS (Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine) in Ghana, the Blantyre Malaria Project in Blantyre, Malawi, as well as volunteered in other regions of the world.
Whenever possible, James volunteers his time traveling around the country to speak and teach for regional and national neurodiagnostic societies. He has been fortunate to learn from many experts in the field, and he tries to share what he has learned with new and developing technologists.