CLEMSON – James Russell Kingman of Clemson joined the Clemson University Foundation board of directors for a four-year term beginning July 1.
Kingman is the current president of J. R. Kingman Inc., a real estate investment and development company. He received a Bachelor of Science in horticulture from Clemson in 1972.
He created and capitalized Pacific Iron of America in California, which he ultimately sold to a national manufacturing producer of a similar product. Prior to that, while with Shell Chemical’s agriculture chemical division, Kingman was named Salesman of the Year and was promoted to a managerial position.
He has served with the Atlanta’s Men’s Shelter, Habitat for Humanity as a committee member, on the Clemson Athletics Master Plan Steering Committee, with the ONE Clemson Cabinet for Advancement and is a past member of the Children’s Garden board the South Carolina Botanical Garden.