The Life Of James Carr

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  • James Carr is Born

    James Carr is Born
    James Carr was born in Southfield Michigan to his mom, Shelia Carr, and his dad, Jack Carr. He is the middle child between John Carr, the older brother, and Jennifer Carr, the youngest.
  • James Carr Moves from Michigan

    James Carr Moves from Michigan
    James Carr moved from Detroit Michigan to Millbrook New York. This was a result of his father, who spent his career with IBM, was moved across to Millbrook to start a new position.
  • James Carr's father, Jack Carr, Retires

    James Carr's father, Jack Carr, Retires
    Jack Carr, the father of James Carr, retired in early August at the age of 54 in order to spend more time with his family. The song, Cats in the Cradle, caused the retirement from IBM.
  • James Carr Moves from New York to Vermont

    James Carr Moves from New York to Vermont
    After James Carr's father retired, the Carr family moved for a second time to Danby Vermont to run a Vermont general store.
  • James Carr begins high school

    James Carr begins high school
    James Carr began highschool at Mill River Union High School in Clarendon Vermont.
  • James Carr finishes high school

    James Carr finishes high school
    James Carr graduated from Mill River highschool. He was a member of the bowling and skiing team. His favorite classes were biology and english.
  • James Carr Begins College

    James Carr Begins College
    James Carr began college at Saint Michaels College in Winooski Vermont.
  • James Gets His First Car

    James Gets His First Car
    James bought his first car, a Volvo 240 DL to restore from his father. James used this car regularly for ski trips to Pico Vermont, high school, and later college.
  • James Carr Graduates College

    James Carr graduated from Saint Michaels College. He had a Bachelor of Science in business administration.
  • James Carr moves to Costa Rica

    James Carr moves to Costa Rica
    James Carr moved to San Jose Costa Rica. James went with his brother to mountain bike across the country from end to end. Unfortunately, it was during the rainy season so they encountered many adventures.
  • James Carr Begins a Job in Costa Rica

    James Carr Begins a Job in Costa Rica
    James Carr began to work with the United Nations Food Program. While biking, James met a team from the UN Food Program and was offered a job. He accepted.
  • James Carr Moves to Boston

    James Carr Moves to Boston
    After two years of work in Costa Rica, James Carr returned to the states and began a career within corporate finance.
  • James, and his current girlfriend, Pamela Purchases First Home

    James, and his current girlfriend, Pamela Purchases First Home
    The home was in Belmont Massachusetts and was a two-family. The house needed extensive renovations including a new boiler, kitchen, and bathroom.
  • James Carr Gets Married!

    James Carr Gets Married!
    James Carr got married to Pamela Carr :) in Sturbridge Massachusetts at a historic inn. They were surrounded by friends and family. It was a very special day.
  • James Carr Graduates From Bentley College

    James Carr Graduates From Bentley College
    James Graduated from Bentley College with a master's degree in finance. The program was done via night classes.
  • James and Pamela Move to Wellesley Massachusetts

    James and Pamela Move to Wellesley Massachusetts
    James and Pamela moved from Belmont to Wellesley Massachusetts with hopes to start a family.
  • James and Pamela Run First Marathon

    James and Pamela Run First Marathon
    James and Pamela ran the Vermont State Marathon in Burlington Vermont. Pamela beat James handily. James felt awful the whole race.
  • James and Pamela Buy First Dog

    James and Pamela Buy First Dog
    James and Pamela bought their first dog, Darcy, from a breeder in Upstate New York. Darcy, a yellow lab, was a very mellow dog, but an excellent swimmer.
  • James Carr's First Child is Born :)

    James Carr's First Child is Born :)
    James Carr had his only son, Jack Carr, named after James's father. He was born three weeks early at 7 pounds 6 ounces
  • James Carr Has Second Child

    James Carr Has Second Child
    James Carr had his only daughter, Lydia Carr. She was born very loudly at noon. According to James, she is still very loud.
  • James Carr's son, Jack, begins first day of kindergarten

    James Carr's son, Jack, begins first day of kindergarten
    Jack Carr started his first day of kindergarten at Sprague Elementary School in Wellesley Massachusetts.
  • James Carr's daughter, Lydia, begins first day of kindergarten

    James Carr's daughter, Lydia, begins first day of kindergarten
    Lydia Carr began Kindergarten at Sprague Elementary School in Wellesley Massachusetts.
  • James Carr Buys a Ski Vacation Home.

    James Carr Buys a Ski Vacation Home.
    The Carr family bought a ski house in Newry Maine, close to the Sunday River Ski Resort. James looked forward to teaching his kids how to ski.
  • James Carr Rides First Bike Race

    James Carr Rides First Bike Race
    James Carr fundraised and rode in the PMC. This would be his first of seven years in the event. He rode from Wellesley Massachusetts to Provence Town.
  • James Carr Competes in First Half Triathlon Race

    James Carr Competes in First Half Triathlon Race
    James Carr competed in his first triathlon race in the "Patriot Half Iron Man" in East Freetown Massachusetts. It was a swim, bike, and running competition. His whole family came out to cheer him on.
  • James Carr Has Career Change

    James Carr Has Career Change
    James Carr switched his career to a significantly smaller company, PlumChoice, in order to become the CFO. Prior to the switch, James held several senior finance leadership positions within larger companies, including Siebel, CA, and Akamai.
  • James and Jack Carr go to Their First Celtic's Game

    James and Jack Carr go to Their First Celtic's Game
    James won courtside tickets for the Celtics versus the Wizards game. From their seats, they were able to meet both Brandon LaFell and Devin McCourty of the Patriots.
  • James Carr Begins Work at a New Company

    James Carr Begins Work at a New Company
    James Carr left PlumChoice in order to work at the larger medical software company, Imprivata. He continues to work there to this day.
  • James Buys Second Dog

    James Buys Second Dog
    The Carr family bought Winslow, a golden doodle, from a breeder in Philadelphia. Winnie is quite the opposite of Darcy, as he hates swimming and is full of energy.
  • James Renovates Wellesley Home

    James Renovates Wellesley Home
    After 18 years in the same home. James and Pamela decided to add a home gym, dining room, master bedroom, and third bathroom. This addition nearly doubled the size of the house. It was completed in November.
  • James Carr and the Family Travel to Iceland

    James Carr and the Family Travel to Iceland
    James Carr and his family traveled to Iceland for vacation. They hiked and experienced the culture of the Icelandic people.