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Consulting company executive

James Wilson Morrell, American consulting company executive.


Morrell, James Wilson was born on February 13, 1931 in Kalamazoo. Son of Wilson and Evelyn Jewel (Anderson) Morrell.


Bachelor, Kalamazoo College, 1953.


Foodservice manager for Kalamazoo College, Saga Corporation, Kalamazoo, 1955-1957; district manager education division, Saga Corporation, Kalamazoo, 1958-1961; regional vice president education division, Saga Corporation, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1962-1966; vice president administration, Saga Corporation, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1966-1968; executive vice president administration, Saga Corporation, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1968-1970; president Supervisory Control Of Program Execution, Saga Corporation, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1970-1971; president, Saga Enterprise, 1972-1978; executive vice president, chief operating officer, Saga Enterprise, 1978-1982; executive vice president, member Office of President, Saga Enterprise, 1983-1985; vice chairman, Saga Enterprise, 1985-1986; owner, J.W. Morrell & Associations, Atherton, California, since 1986; president, Chief Executive Officer, Telesensory Corporation, Mountain View, California, since 1992. Board directors Muffins-Muffins, Telesensory Corporation, Schwab Trust Company, Fabri-Kal Corp, Foster Farms Corporation.


Chairman Resource Center for Women, Palo Alto, California, 1976-1977, March of Dimes, San Mateo County, California, 1983-1985. Co-chairman modernization project Stanford University Hospital, 1985. Board directors Foodservice Center, New York University, 1980-1986.

Chairman World Business Forum, San Francisco, 1981-1982. Board directors, trustee Kalamazoo College, since 1985, vice chairman, since 1990. Board directors World Business Council, since 1990.

With United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Sharon Heights Country Club, Menlo Park Circus club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, photography, opera.


Married Marylyn J. Eck, June 21, 1952. Children– Martha Jo Morrell-Trinkaus, David James.

Wilson Morrell

Evelyn Jewel (Anderson) Morrell

Marylyn J. Eck

David James Morrell

Martha Jo Morrell-Trinkaus Morrell