James learned early in life the value of philanthropy through his fatherís example of generosity and concern for others. A lifetime resident of the San Joaquin Valley, James graduated from Clovis High School and CSU Fresno. He has been married to his high school sweet heart Coke for 50 years. They worked hard to raise a family and build a business, the Hallowell Chevrolet Company. Together they dedicated years of service and financial support to many organizations that serve the betterment of the community. As leading philanthropists in our region, Coke and James continue their good works and set a standard for philanthropic giving that inspire others to do likewise.