Jim Lowther joined ITC Defense in August 2020 as the senior program analyst for the Supply Chain Program. In this role, he supports the Program Manager with process improvement, process efficiency, metrics tracking, reporting, and analysis of existing systems and processes in support of the Supply Chain Program.
Jim brings extensive operations and logistics leadership experience at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels in the Department of Defense environment. From 2012 to 2015, he led logistics operations for all Atlantic Fleet submarines; from 2015 to 2017, he served as the deputy commander for Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Weapon Systems Support; and from 2017 to 2020, he served as the commanding officer of NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk. After 31 years of active-duty service in the Navy, Jim retired in 2020.
At sea, Jim served as the Supply Officer on USS Greenling (SSN 614), USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), and USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). He also served as a division officer on USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).
Jim is a qualified Submarine Supply Corps Officer, Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer, Naval Aviation Supply Officer, Joint Qualified Officer, and a member of the Acquisition Professional Community.
Jim has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the College of St. Thomas and a Master of Science in Management from Naval Postgraduate School. He is a graduate of the Joint Forces Staff College and completed University of Pennsylvania’s Executive Development Program.