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


MBA, American Public University

BS, Salisbury University


James Kellam (J.W.) is the Director of Financial Planning at Converse College and has worked in Higher Education and Financial Aid for over 22 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. He is a member of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society for Business Administration Professionals and the Golden Key National Honor Society. Prior to coming to Converse, J.W was the Director of Financial Aid at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore for twenty-two years.
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. J.W. and his family resides in Spartanburg and enjoy hiking, biking and other outdoor activities.