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James Eric Akers, American commercial real estate broker. Named Rotarian of Year, Mandarin Rotary, 2001, Volunteer of Year, WJCT-television (Public Broadcasting Service), 2003.


Akers, James Eric was born on October 14, 1945 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States.


Bachelor in Social Science, Vanderbilt University, 1968. Master of Divinity in Strategic Planning, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Sem, 1971.


General manager, Thank God It's Friday Fridays, Nashville, 1972-1973;general manager, Annie Tigues Restaurant & Bar, Jacksonville, Florida, 1973-1977;sales representative, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Jacksonville, 1977-1979;sales representative, Peter Gregg Mercedes-Benz, Jacksonville, 1979-1980;director life flight, Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville, 1980-1983;director special projects, Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville, 1983-1984;director marketing, Jacksonville Faculty Practice Association, 1984-1988;vice president planning, development and marketing, Jacksonville Faculty Practice Association, since 1988. Vice president marketing Professional Biling Systems Inc. subsidiary JFPA, since 1986, Finance-Medical Management Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1989, Physician Business Superior vena cava syndrome Inc., 1990. President Healthcare Marketing Cons., Jacksonville, since 1990.


Master of ceremonies Children's Miracle Network Telethon, Jacksonville, 1983, 84, 89, American Heart Association, Jacksonville, 1988-1990. Chief auctioneer Station WJCT-television, Public Broadcasting Service, Jacksonville, 1983-1998. Campaign manager Senator Bill Bankhead, Jacksonville, 1984.

President of the board directors Suicide PreventionSvcs., Jacksonville, 1983-1989. Colonel United States Army, 1966-1996. Member Medical Group Management Association, Academy Practice Assembly, American Society Hospital Based Emergency Air Medical Superior vena cava syndrome (board directors), American College Healthcare Marketing, Alliance for Healthcare Strategy and Marketing, Academy Health Superior vena cava syndrome Marketing, National Guard Officers Association, Ye Mystic Revellers (team leader), Rotary (secretary Mandarin, Florida 1983-1984, Paul Harris fellow 1990).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountain climbing, flying, whitewater rafting.


Son of Ward Eldridge and Dorothy Catherine (Erb) A. L child, William Eric. Married Marie Oreigr, August 31, 1991.