James W. Kellam

James W. Kellam

Director of Financial Planning

James Kellam


Email: james.kellam@converse.edu

Office: East Wilson 359

Phone: 864.596.9035


Doctoral candidate, Ed.D. in Leadership

Master of Business Administration

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration


James Kellam (J.W.) is the Director of Financial Planning at Converse College and has worked in Higher Education and Financial Aid administration for almost 30 years. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland in 1989 and a Master of Business Administration from American Public University, Charlestown, WV in 2013. J.W. is a Converse doctoral candidate in the Ed.D. in Leadership program. He is a member of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society for Business Administration Professionals and the Golden Key National Honor Society.

J.W. married his wife, Beth, in June 2000 and they have two children, a son, Mason and a daughter, Hannah. The Kellam family also has two miniature schnauzers, Bella and Leia and a boxer/American bulldog, Mack. J.W. and his family reside in Spartanburg and enjoy hiking, biking and other outdoor activities.

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