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Holding company executive

James Perry Cotton,, American holding company executive. Named to Gridiron Secret Society University Georgia, 1984, Distinguished Alumnus, 1988.


Cotton,, James Perry was born on April 5, 1939 in Brunswick, Georgia, United States. Son of James Perry and Jean (Gibson) Cotton.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Georgia, 1962. Master in Advanced Management, Emory University, 1971.


Senior vice president, C&S National Bank, Atlanta, 1962-1975; Chairman, Board Of Directors, BEI Holdings, Ltd., Atlanta, 1976-1994; chairman, Chief Executive Officer, USBA Holdings Ltd., Atlanta, since 1994. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer United States Banking Alliance, Inc., Diversified Consulting, Inc., ProActive, Inc., Finance Supplier, Inc. Board directors, Executive Committee AMERESCO, Inc.


All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.


The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, boating, sporting events, hunting.


Married Judith Davidson, July 8, 1961. Children: James P. III, Steven C., Scott C.

James Perry Cotton,

Jean (Gibson) Cotton,

Judith Davidson

Scott C. Cotton,

James P. III Cotton,

Steven C. Cotton,