James E. (Jim) Stephenson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Yancey Bros. Co., which provides Caterpillar, AGCO, and Blue Bird Bus Co. products and services throughout the state of Georgia.

Jim assumed leadership of the privately held company in 1994, after an 18-year tenure as a lawyer with the Atlanta law firm, Smith, Currie & Hancock.

Jim serves on several boards and advisory councils, including: Republic Bank of Georgia, The Trust for Public Land, The Wesleyan School, Shepherd Center, Grady Memorial Hospital, and the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA).

Jim holds an undergraduate degree from Yale University (1972) and a law degree from Duke University (1976).