James R. Lines

Lines, James R.

James R. Lines was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Graham Corporation in 2008 and has been a director of the company since 2006. Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006 until 2008. During his career with Graham, which began in 1984, Mr. Lines has also served as Vice President and General Manager, Vice President of Engineering, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to these senior management positions, he was an application engineer, sales engineer and product supervisor. Mr. Lines earned a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and has authored numerous articles regarding the use, operation and troubleshooting of vacuum and heat transfer equipment.