James Barnhill is the Full-Charge Bookkeeper and Accounting Manager for Alaska Business Publishing with eight years of bookkeeping experience. James graduated from Galena City High School in the Yukon River village before attending UAA for two years and is also an eleven-year veteran of the US Marine Corps where he served as an aircrewman and drill instructor. His experience with military training was handy in his previous position just outside of Camp Pendleton: for four years, he was principal of West Coast Baptist School, a private K-12 school with thirty students in Oceanside, California. James earned his bachelor of science degree in accounting from National University of La Jolla, California. In his spare time James enjoys his family, reading, and the outdoors.