Brian James

Brian James is a respected community leader and active commercial and residential real estate agent. His passion for revitalizing the forgotten and abandoned neighborhoods of Jackson, TN has accelerated Jackson’s tourism, small business development, and affordable housing initiatives.

He currently holds the position of Director of Community Development at Healthy Community, LLC, where he manages special programs targeted towards blight eradication, home repair, and neighborhood development. In addition to his responsibilities as Director of Community Development, he is also a Realtor at HCB Development.

In March of 2020 James along with Healthy Community, LLC, received the Tennessee’s Best Regional Impact Award for its dedication to affordable housing and partnering with THDA through the use of their programs.

James graduated from Lane College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management and is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. He recently completed the esteemed Real Estate Diversity Initiative Program with the Urban Land Institute. He is currently pursuing his Master of Science Degree in City, Community, and Regional Planning.