From Yancey Bros to the US Chamber
Sep 18, 2018 12:00 PM
James E. Stephenson, Vice Chair US Chamber
From Yancey Bros to the US Chamber

James E. (Jim) Stephenson is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yancey Bros. Co., a 104-year old family business, which offers Caterpillar and Blue Bird products, parts and service at 25 facilities in 19 Georgia communities across the state of Georgia.


Jim assumed leadership of Yancey Bros. Co. in 1994 after an 18-year tenure as a lawyer with the Atlanta law firm, Smith, Currie & Hancock.


Jim serves on several boards and advisory councils, including:  The Wesleyan School, Shepherd Center, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where he serves as Vice-Chairman, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and the Georgia Transportation Alliance. 


Jim holds an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a law degree from Duke University.  He and his wife, Donna Yancey Stephenson, have three grown children and live in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.  Jim enjoys playing golf and fly-fishing.