David James, III

David James, III

Principal, Contract Products

Greater St. Louis Area

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David James, III's Overview

  • Hospitality & Senior Living Sales Team Leader at Colt Industries
  • Principal at Contract Products

500+ connections

David James, III's Summary

Actively seeking new position as a VP/National Sales & Marketing or Key Accounts position within the hospitality market. Strong clients, references, and contacts with the major hotel brands, hotel ownership, A&D firms, purchasing companies, magazine publishers, and many cooperative relationships in the FF&E industry supporting this market.

David James, III's Experience

Hospitality & Senior Living Sales Team Leader

Colt Industries

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Building Materials industry

April 2010Present (4 years 6 months)

Colt Industries has been a distributor of high quality kitchen & bath products since 1963 for residential and commercial applications. Colt has grown to become one of the largest distributors of DuPont Corian & Zodiaq in the world, with distribution facilities strategically located throughout the US. Colt offers a variety of surfacing products, including multiple natural stone species from around the world. Colt Industries state of the art 100,000 sq foot headquarters is centrally located in St. Louis, MO, and is home to a large trade-only showroom, training & logistics facility, and sample manufacturing plant.


Contract Products

January 2010Present (4 years 9 months)

Supplies furniture,fixtures, and equipment goods to the Hospitality, Healthcare, Senior Living, & other Commercial facilities in North America.

Also provide marketing & sales consultation to manufacturers and architecture/design firms selling to these industries.

Vice President Of Business Development

TerraCORE Panels

Partnership; 11-50 employees; Building Materials industry

December 2011March 2014 (2 years 4 months) Dallas/Fort Worth Area

As innovators in the natural stone industry, TerraCORE transforms the ageless beauty of authentic natural stone into a reinforced, lightweight stone panel cladding system that can be used for any type of exterior or interior application. TerraCORE panels are constructed of a natural thin stone veneer that is bonded, using the highest quality epoxies, to a variety of CORE substrate materials. This CORE may be comprised of Honeycomb, Polymer Aluminum, Ceramic, Glass, Fire Retardant or Fiberglass backing. The thin stone veneers can be cut from most stones, including: Granite, Marble, Limestone, Travertine, Onyx and Sandstone. TerraCORE’s unique and transformative stone panels are the ideal choice over dimensional stone projects now considered to be weight, time and/or cost-prohibitive.

Board Member

St. Louis Area Hotel Association

January 2009December 2012 (4 years)

Champions Council

Youth Lifeline America

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

February 2011February 2012 (1 year 1 month)

To harness the powerful influences of arts, entertainment, sports and celebrity to empower youth with tools necessary for sustained development and productivity.

National Director of Sales & Marketing

ARCH Framing & Design

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Design industry

August 2007December 2009 (2 years 5 months)

ARCH Framing is a national commercial artwork and mirror framing company. ARCH Framing serves the interior design, hospitality, healthcare, and commercial industries.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Financial Services industry

August 2004July 2007 (3 years)

Real Estate Acquisitions Manager

HomeVestors of St. Louis dba RMD Investments

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Real Estate industry

20032004 (1 year)

David James, III's Skills & Expertise

  1. New Business Development
  2. Competitive Analysis
  3. Advertising
  4. Negotiation
  5. Marketing
  6. Management
  7. Public Relations
  8. Sales
  9. Strategic Planning
  10. Sales Management
  11. Sales Operations
  12. Marketing Communications
  13. Residential Homes
  14. Contract Negotiation
  15. Hospitality
  16. Interior Design
  17. Furniture
  18. Business Development
  19. Purchasing
  20. Training
  21. Interior Architecture
  22. Leadership
  23. Account Management
  24. B2B
  25. Budgets
  26. Pricing
  27. Selling
  28. Trade Shows
  29. Marketing Strategy
  30. Procurement
  31. Direct Sales
  32. Sales Process

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David James, III's Additional Information

Honors and Awards:

2009, Presidential Citation, ASID, Missouri East Chapter
2009, Nomination, Volunteer of the Year, Saint Louis Area Hotel Association

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