James W. Askew is Director of Operations for ICT Holdings, LLC, a manufacturing company that supplies materials to assist in oilfield drilling. He holds both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Agricultural Engineering. James has managed production facilities for over 25 years. He has witnessed first hand the devastating effects of poor physical conditioning and nutritional habits on an individual's job performance, injury risk potential and ultimately the resulting costs to his or her employer.
James is also an ACE certified personal trainer. He obtained his certification because of his passion for fitness, along with his desire to help others live more fit and productive lives. His experience in managing an unfit workforce has fueled his passion to train and teach others how to be more fit and healthy. He believes that a fitness oriented mindset is crucial throughout an organization, from behind a desk to the production floor.