Economic Development Officer, County of Wellington
James holds a Masters of Economic Development and Innovation from the University of Waterloo, and he has managed the Ride Well rural public transit pilot service since it launched in 2019. This is an innovative on-demand ridesharing service that is deployed across Wellington County and into the City of Guelph. Since launch, the service has almost tripled in ridership and continues to grow month-over-month. James also manages 3 other ongoing projects with the County of Wellington.