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James Crane

James Crane

Title: CEO/COO

Company: Choice Foods, Inc

Location: Bountiful, UT

Educational Background

MBA, Idaho State University, 1978
BS, Organizational Communications and Advertising, University of Utah, 1977

Huntsman School Interactions:

Member of The Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence Founder's Board - Present


James received his Associates Degree from Ricks College in 1975, a BS in Organizational Communications and Advertising from the University of Utah in 1977, and an MBA from Idaho State in 1978. In 1974, he worked as an instructor at Ricks College teaching Danish and presentation skills. Later he got a job working as the Merchandising Manager for Mini Mart Convenience Stores, Inc until 1985. He moved on to holding several President and Vice President positions with Angela Marie's Inc., Wal-Mart's Food Division, Vinyl Wholesales Inc., and Maxfield Candy Co. Currently, James is the CEO/COO and Partner of Choice Foods LLC. He enjoys biking, skiing, boy scouts, and traveling.