James Shelton

James Shelton was born and raised in rural Missouri near Kansas City.  Shelton served as a combat U. S. Marine and attended the University of Maryland, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri and N. W. Missouri University. He also has several years experience as salesman, District Sales Manager and V.P. Regional Sales. He later joined the Air Force Commissary Agency which later transformed into the Defense Commissary Agency, and enjoyed 10 different geographic assignments prior to 2006 retirement.

He has been married 45 years to wife, Barbara, and they have 2 daughters and 6 grandchildren.