James E. Lentz

Vice Chairman at Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board

James E. Lentz

James E. Lentz

Vice Chairman at Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board

Overview
Career Highlights

TNH Motors, Inc.
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

2886

Number of Boards

11

Birthday

10/1955

Age

64

Number of Awards

2

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Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Old Carco LLC

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Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Toyota Motor Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Toyota Motor Insurance Co. (Investment Portfolio)

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Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer at Toyota Motor Credit Corp.

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President at Toyota USA Foundation

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Former Chairman at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc.

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Managing Executive Officer, President of Subsidiary at Toyota Motor Corp.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc.

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Executive Vice President at Lexus International

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In The News
The Dallas Morning News
January 12, 2020
Outdoor spaces like a fairy tale
The Dallas Morning News
December 12, 2019
CEO who brought Toyota to Texas retiring
The San Diego Union-Tribune
December 12, 2019
Markets
The Wall Street Journal
December 11, 2019
Toyota's North America Chief to Retire
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James E. Lentz
Vice Chairman at Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing & Economics
Class of 1978

The University of Denver was founded in 1864 — just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded. The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries. The University offers more than 100 undergraduate programs of study and more than 120 graduate and professional programs.

Masters of Business Administration in Finance

Daniels College of Business, originally called the School of Commerce, Accounts and Finance, is established by the University of Denver, founded in 1864 and the oldest private university in the Rocky Mountain region. Daniels is among the first business colleges in the U.S.—a select group that includes Wharton, Chicago, Berkeley, Dartmouth, Northwestern, Pittsburg and Harvard.

Memberships
Member
Current

The participating CEOs lead companies that collectively employ more than five million people, generate more than $2 trillion in annual revenue, and represent 11 countries and a diverse group of industries.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
1982 - Prior

Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc. sells, distributes, and markets motor vehicle parts and accessories. It provides overseas operations for Toyota, Lexus, and Scion products. The company was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Torrance, CA.

Vice President
2001 - 2002

Scion, Inc. manufactures and sells steel products. The firm offers steel angles, beams, channel, plate, sheet, tubing, pipe, stainless steel, and bar grating. The company was founded by Rick Costantini and Charlie Hurches in 1984 and is headquartered in Warren, MI.

Chief Executive Officer, North America
1982 - 2020

Toyota Motor Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of motor vehicles and parts. It operates through the following segments: Automotive, Financial Services, and All Other. The Automotive segment designs, manufactures, assembles and sells passenger cars, minivans, trucks, and related vehicle parts and accessories. It is also involved in the development of intelligent transport systems. The Financial Services segment offers purchase or lease financing to Toyota vehicle dealers and customers. It also provides retail leasing through lease contracts purchase by dealers. The All Others segment deals with the design and manufacture and sale of housing, telecommunications and other businesses. The company was founded by Kiichiro Toyoda on August 28, 1937 and is headquartered in Toyota, Japan.

Boards & Committees
Director
2006 - Current

Toyota Motor Credit Corp. provides finance and insurance products to authorized Toyota and Lexus vehicle dealers. The company was founded on October 4, 1982 and is headquartered in Torrance, CA.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
2015 - Prior

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. provides automobiles research and development and manufacturing services. It provides purchasing, production control, production engineering, quality control and administration services. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Erlanger, KY.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
2006 - 2020

Toyota Motor North America, Inc. operates as a holding company for Toyota's U.S. sales and manufacturing companies. Its services include government and regulatory affairs, energy, economic research, philanthropy, corporate advertising, and corporate communications. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
2019 - Current

Texas Economic Development Corp. is a private company headquartered in the United States. The firm promotes economic development.The company says this about itself: Texas Economic Development Corporation is an independently funded and operated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to economic development, business recruitment and job creation in the State of Texas. The public-private partnership markets Texas as a premier business destination to let corporate decision makers and site selection consultants know that they can Go Big in Texas.

Secretary, Board of Directors
Current

TO EDUCATE AND ADVOCATE FOR POLICIES THAT HELP THE U.S. AUTO INDUSTRY FOR ALL STAKEHOLDERS.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen, with particular attention given to those whose parent has been killed or wounded in combat, or who have demonstrated financial need.

Advisors
Special Advisor

Principal at Toyota Logistics Services, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Rank #31
2015
Motor Trend Magazine - Power List
2012
Automotive News - Automotive All-Stars
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