James R. Nowlin, J. D.

James R. Nowlin is a millennial, a miraculous near-death drowning accident survivor, a first-generation college graduate from the rural foothills of Virginia, and a self-made millionaire. Humbled by triumph as well as tragedy, James went through three years of self-discovery after his accident emerging with the extraordinarily clear realization that, “Purposeful living is the new wealthy. I must master myself and purposefulness daily, and share how to do so with the world.”

The founder and CEO of Excel Global Partners (EGP), James leads the corporate consulting firm that navigates corporations, non-profits and government agencies through change. Representative clients include General Motors, Xerox, G.E., Panasonic, AT&T, The U.S. Library of Congress, Metropolitan Community College, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, The Harris Foundation, and more. Drawing upon humbling life experience and years of experience assisting organizations through complex restructurings, mergers & acquisitions, and cultural realignments, James’ best-selling book, The Purposeful Millionaire: 52 Rules for Creating a Life of Wealth and Happiness Now, is as much as toolkit for professional excellence as it is for personal self-mastery.

Having been called “the Napoleon Hill of our generation,” James is also a keynote speaker who empowers audiences to overcome negative self-destructive beliefs, to tap into the powers of purposefulness, and to create lives of unbound possibilities. He knows that if he can do it, you can too! As one testimonial puts it, “In the boardroom or on the mainstage, James Nowlin will deliver!”

EDUCATION: Duke University School of Law (Doctor of Jurisprudence); Howard University College of Medicine (stint in Medical Doctor degree program); University of Virginia (Bachelor of Arts, Intermediate Honors); Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business (executive education program); Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management (executive education program).

James can be reached for bookings by email at bookings@jamesnowlin.com

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