Vice President, U.S. Western Field Sales Division
Mr. Collier is a 20 plus year veteran of the transportation industry. As Vice President of Field Sales of the Western Division, he leads a team of more than 450 sales professionals and managers based in the West, Northwest and Southwest area of the U.S.
Mr. Collier started his transportation career in 1989 with RPS, a company he served for 10 years. During his tenure, he advanced within RPS in a variety of sales and operations management capacities. In 1999, following the acquisition of RPS by FedEx, Mr. Collier joined FedEx Corporation as a Senior Account Executive. In August 1999 he was promoted to District Sales Manager, for FedEx Corporate Services Inc. Mr. Collier was then promoted again in 2006 to Managing Director for the Desert Pacific Region. He was most recently promoted to Vice President, Sales West Division in December 2016.
As Vice President of Field Sales West Division, Mr. Collier leads a team of five regional managing directors, 45 district sales managers and 450 account executives. The Western Sales Division serves customers in 13 states located across the Western U.S. This territory also includes Alaska and Hawaii.
Mr. Collier graduated high school in Germany and spent 8 years in the Army as a Military Intelligence Officer where he earned the rank of Captain. In 2002 and 2015 James Collier was awarded The Five Star Award, one of FedEx’s most prestigious honors. Mr. Collier is a 3 time President’s Club winner.
Mr. Collier and his wife, Kimberly, along with their son, Christopher James, currently reside in Scottsdale but will be relocating to Southern California.