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Mr. James S. Simpson Jr.


Port of Gulfport

HQ Phone: (228) 865-4300

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Port of Gulfport

P.O. Box 40

Gulfport, Mississippi 39502

United States

Company Description

The Port of Gulfport is committed to providing world-class maritime terminal service to its customers and facilitating economic growth through the promotion of domestic and international trade. A bustling port situated directly on the Gulf of Mexico wit ... more

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Background Information

Employment History


Texas Animal Nutrition Council



Victory Worldwide Transportation Inc


Federal Transit


Board Member
Regional Plan Association

Board Member
NJ TRANSIT Corporation


Greater Williamston Business Association

Board Member
Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Board Member
Long Island Rail Road

Lifetime Member
National Business Honor Society

Lifetime Member
National Honor Society of Economics

Chair of the Board of Directors

Princeton Council

Board Member
Metro Limited

Board Member
New York State Job Development Authority Board


Bachelor of Science degree

St. John's University

bachelorâ€s degree

managerial science and economics

St. Johnâ€s University

Web References (196 Total References)

Board of Commissioners - [cached]

Appointed to staggered, five-year terms, three commissioners are appointed by Mississippi's Governor (James Simpson, John Rester, Jack Norris), one by the Harrison County Board of Supervisors (Bobby Knesal), and one by the City of Gulfport (E.J. Roberts).

Secretary James C. Simpson, Jr.

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James C. Simpson, Jr. Vice President

Events - America 2050 [cached]

Featured speakers include: Stephen Gardner, Vice President, NEC Infrastructure & Investment Development, Amtrak; Jim Simpson, Commissioner, New Jersey DOT; Joseph Lhota, Chairman & CEO, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority; and Amtrak Board Member Anthony R. Coscia.

Congressman John Mica, Chairman, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee; Victor Mendez, Administrator, FHWA; David Strickland, Administrator, NHTSA; Mary Peters, Former Secretary, U.S. DOT; Mort Downey, Former Deputy Secretary, U.S. DOT; Terry Johnson, Administrator, St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation; Sean Connaughton, Secretary, VADOT; Jim Simpson, Commissioner, NJDOT; and Rod Diridon, Exec. Director, Mineta Transportation Institute.
A panel including Senator Bill Bradley, NJ DOT Commissioner James Simpson, and former Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Anthony Coscia will discuss the recommendations for reforming and funding the federal transportation program in the report.

Nov 1 Event: Road to Recovery: Transforming America's Transportation - America 2050 [cached]

A panel including Senator Bill Bradley, NJ DOT Commissioner James Simpson, and former Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Anthony Coscia will discuss the recommendations for reforming and funding the federal transportation program in the report.

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James S. Simpson Chairman

Jim Simpson became a valuable addition to the company, working full time while attending St. John's University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree. While in school, Jim worked as a packer, van foreman and long haul tractor-trailer driver and salesperson. Upon graduating, Jim began a career as a national account sales manager and a partner in the firm and subsequently he became the sole stockholder. In less than a decade, Victory grew to become the largest international agent of United Van Lines and was recognized by numerous organizations for service excellence.
timeline 2005 - Present
In December, 2005, Jim Simpson, the owner, retired from Victory and was appointed by President George W. Bush as the Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration and confirmed by the United States Senate.
In January, 2010, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey appointed Jim Simpson as a member of his cabinet as the State Commissioner of Transportation which included serving as Chairman of New Jersey Transit, Chairman of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Chairman of the South Jersey Transportation Authority, Chairman of the Transportation Trust Fund Authority, Chairman of Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission and a member of the board of the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission and the State Planning Commission.
In June of 2014, Jim Simpson stepped down as New Jersey's Commissioner of Transportation and now serves as Chairman of the Board at Victory Worldwide Transportation and its related entities.

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