James S. Porter
|Age: 57||Joined Apogee: 1997|
|I am proud to be part of this project supporting the men and women that serve this great nation. It's a great example of our strategic project selection process, solid project execution with our businesses working together to provide distinctive solutions for our customer and the owner.|
Jim was named chief financial officer in 2005 and executive vice president in 2015. As a key member of the Apogee management team since 2000, he leverages his strategic knowledge of Apogee, its business and markets, along with his financial planning and controls expertise. In addition to leading the finance organization, he is responsible for treasury, tax, risk management, strategy and business development and the building retrofit departments.
Jim joined Apogee in 1997 as assistant corporate controller, and was promoted to controller in 1998, vice president of finance and planning in 2000, and vice president of strategy and planning in 2002. Previously he spent seven years at Rollerblade where he moved up to vice president of finance and controller. Jim also gained financial experience at Ecolab and Oscar Meyer Foods Corporation.
He holds an MBA from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and a bachelor's in finance from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.