A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 16 at the Dayton Vineyard Church in Beavercreek at 10 a.m.
At James, he developed a team of seven other portfolio managers. The firm has been run by Barry James, president and CEO since 2002. The company will remain with the James family.
James earned his Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1967. The results of his research in identifying securities with high probability of future appreciation continue to be used in the firm today.
James was also formerly in charge of the graduate management program and a professor of management and statistics at the Air Force Institute of Technology.