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James Banks Senior Manager, Facilities Operations School of International Service

Bio
James comes to SIS after almost 30 years in the architectural with a focus on interior architectural design as a project manager and designer having worked with various clients project types and budgets; he has a background in hospitality, corporate, healthcare, education, campus, residential and graphic design. Some of his clients have included Marriott International, AARP, US Mint, World Bank, AOL, Microsoft, Amazon, University of Washington, Boeing, Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae President residence and Discovery Channel.

His work has been published and has won numerous design awards including Architectural Record, IIDA awards for the Discovery Channel Headquarters and a Washingtonian Magazine award for a Georgetown, DC residence. His photography has been shown in local galleries and continues to be a creative outlet.

Jim has sailed the Seattle area, hiked Patagonia, Machu Picchu and summited Kilimanjaro.