James S. Balloun

Former Chief Executive Officer at Acuity Brands, Inc.

James S. Balloun

James S. Balloun

Former Chief Executive Officer at Acuity Brands, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Acuity Brands, Inc.
National Service Industries, Inc.

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1053

Number of Boards

19

Birthday

1940

Age

80

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Director at Brown & Brown of California, Inc.

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Chairman & Executive Vice President at Georgia Chamber of Commerce

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center

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Co-Founder at Atlanta Equity Management LLC

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Director-Councilors Board at The Carter Center, Inc.

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Partner & Director-Talent Quest Advisory Board at Safe Harbor Consulting LLC

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Chairman Emeritus at BellSouth LLC

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Former Interim Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Southern Company Gas

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Co-Founder at Leapfrog Services, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at United Distributors, Inc.

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James S. Balloun
Former Chief Executive Officer at Acuity Brands, Inc.
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President at AMT OP Co. LLC

AMT Op Co. LLC distributes industrial machine equipment. Its products include computer numerical control (CNC) machines, software, router bits, collets and tool holders, plasma consumables, wrenches and tools, heaters and coolers, and material handling. The company was founded by Adam Sebran in 1998 and is headquartered in Suwanee, GA.

Spouse
Member, Board of Trustees at The Sartain Lanier Family Foundation, Inc.

The Foundation is focused on organizations which have broad, systemic impact with the aim of enhancing available options for K-12 education in the metro Atlanta area.

Education
M.B.A.
Class of 1965

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Bachelor of Science
Class of 1960

Iowa State is an international university with a friendly welcoming personality. Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries come to Ames, Iowa, to choose from 100 majors, study with world-class scholars and hone their leadership skills in 800-plus student organizations. Iowa State offers a great environment where students can enjoy reaching their potential and discovering their passions.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2001 - 2004

Acuity Brands, Inc. engages in the provision of lighting and building management solutions and services. It caters commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications for various markets. It offers luminaires, lighting controls, controllers for various building systems, power supplies, prismatic skylights, and drivers, as well as integrated systems for various indoor and outdoor applications. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2001 - 2004

National Service Industries, Inc. offered textile rental and envelope manufacturing services. The company was founded in 1928 and was headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Professional
1965 - 1996

McKinsey & Co., Inc. provides management consulting services. It specializes in design, marketing and sales, analytics, operations, transformation and restructuring, risk, strategy and corporate finance, and sustainability and resource productivity. The company was founded by James O. McKinsey in 1926 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Bright Light Systems, Inc. provides lighting products and services.. It integrates advanced lighting technology with wireless capabilities and an energy data management platform to deliver energy savings to customers. The firm focuses on industrial markets and is dedicated to creative application of advanced lighting technologies and highly intelligent control systems. Its fixtures are ideal for industrial sites, ports and shipping terminals, rail yards, airports, highways, warehousing and manufacturing facilities. The company was founded by Alexander Chalmers in 2010 and is headquartered in Alpharetta, GA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Enzymatic Deinking Technologies LLC is a private company headquartered in Norcross, GA, that manufactures chemicals for improving pulp and paper manufacturing processes.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2010

Star Trac, Inc. manufactures cardio and exercise equipment. It offers fitness equipment including treadmills, total body steppers, bikes, spinners and specialty racks. The firm serves apartments, health clubs and non profit fitness centers. Star Trac was founded by James M. Doody, Jr. in 1979 and is headquartered in Vancouver, WA.

Director
2009 - 2012
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2018

Year Up, Inc. provides educational and professional development programs. Their programs encompass job and hands-on skills development, college credits and corporate internships. The company was founded by Gerald Chertavian in 2000 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

$1,000 - $4,999
2017

Year Up, Inc. provides educational and professional development programs. Their programs encompass job and hands-on skills development, college credits and corporate internships. The company was founded by Gerald Chertavian in 2000 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

$1,000 - $2,499
2014

Year Up, Inc. provides educational and professional development programs. Their programs encompass job and hands-on skills development, college credits and corporate internships. The company was founded by Gerald Chertavian in 2000 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Political Donations
$2,500
2011

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$1,000
2010

Representative from Georgia

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Radiant Systems, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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