James is an Iredell County home builder and Managing Member at Pressly Residential Group, LLC. Pressly Residential Group is a developer and manager of tax credit and market rate communities in Piedmont, NC. James completed his undergraduate studies at the University of South Carolina, where he graduated in 2009 with a B.A. in History. A recent MBA graduate, James is excited about continuing his career in multifamily development with a focus on Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) development and management. In pursuance of his goals, he has obtained the Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) designation through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), a specialized designation for developers, property managers, asset managers, and others working in the Affordable Housing industry and specializing in the LIHTC program. James is a licensed NC General Contractor, NC Real Estate licensee, and will earn his Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation in March, upon completion of IREM's one year candidacy requirement.