Holly James

Holly James, CSM Manager, Management Consulting

For anyone who knows Holly, it’s clear that she is equally passionate about helping clients improve their businesses and the technology that powers them. Focused on bringing order to the chaos growing businesses often experience, Holly quickly grasps complex challenges and offers resilient, organized solutions. She is fueled by helping others achieve, whether that means assisting clients directly or providing thought leadership that helps them grow and enact positive change within their organizations.

Location: Akron Email: hjames@cohenconsulting.com Phone: 330.255.4317

Credentials & Education

  • ScrumAlliance™ Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • B.S. in management information systems, Valedictorian, Ashland University

With more than five years of Fortune 500 manufacturing industry experience, Holly understands what it takes to transform organizations, integrate acquisitions, architect analytics solutions and optimize processes. The core of her expertise lies in consumer products, sales, marketing, sales finance and information technology. She brings specific expertise in the areas of capability and technology roadmapping, software evaluation, process optimization, acquisition integration, people change management and data visualization.

  • Sales & Marketing Functional Lead for the firm’s Management Consulting Services Group
  • Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank (Volunteer)
  • NCAA Elite 90 Academic Recognition Award
Holly resides in Fairlawn, Ohio, with her German Shepherd and loves spending time in the great outdoors. Her favorite activities include exploring new hiking trails and riding her motorcycle through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Holly also finds adventure and fun through traveling, rock climbing and CrossFit.