James R. Morton was President of J. R. Morton Associates from 1968 until he retired in 1988. He is currently President of TransCarolina Corporation, a real estate investment company. He has been employed by 14 TransCarolina since 1995. During the past five years, Mr. Morton has served on the board of directors of Investors Title Company and TransCarolina Corporation. Mr. Morton has extensive experience in strategic planning, business administration and investments.