Mavis James is a successful realtor and the owner of Mavis James Real Estate, Incorporated. After earning her B.A. in Economics and B.S. in Mathematics, she went on to pursue her MBA in Finance and graduated with honors from Fordham University in New York. She has worked as a Research Analyst for the National Bureau of Economic Research; Research Analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Operations Research Management Scientist at Equitable Life Assurance; and Financial Management Analyst at the Bank of Mississippi. James has had the honor of serving as a Trustee for the Mississippi Museum of Art and President of the Jackson MS Chapter of the Links, Inc.