James D. Hartnett Jr.

James D. Hartnett Jr.

Bachelor of Science
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

What is your educational background?

Graduated from Clemson University

What is your professional background?

Worked for Georgia Pacific for 28 years - VP Sales Foodservice Distribution Commercial Division Worked For Pioneer Metal Finishing 5 years as the VP Sales & Marketing

What is your greatest passion?

Helping professional leaders improve at their craft.

What are the best books that you have read?

What They don't teach you at Harvard Business School - The Dream Manager - Keep it Simple - The Tipping Point - From The Gut

What is your favorite quote?

"Once you accept second best...you have a tendency to do it the rest of your life" JFK (On turning down the VP of the US role)

What is your family information?

Married to Lisa Hartnett. We have 2 daughters.

What is your favorite hobby?

Baseball & Golf

Who is your favorite band?

The Eagles

What is one item on your bucket list?

Visit Montana & Wyoming - They are the only 2 states I have not visited.

How do you spend your free time?

Sports (Baseball, Football, Golf, College Hoops) Some form of Physical activity Reading Traveling

What is your favorite movie?

Moneyball - Brad Pitt - Most people think it's about baseball. But really....It's about how change occurs.