James Ward, owner of Jam ’In Package, has been named as one of 17 regional winners of FedEx Ground’s Entrepreneur of the Year award.
The company will recognize Ward at a ceremony Oct. 18 in Pittsburgh. According to a press release, he was chosen to receive the award because of his commitment to service safety, business, customer satisfaction, ethics and community involvement.
Ward, 44, has been a FedEx Ground independent contractor since May 1994. His business has grown from delivering 52 packages on the first day to 2,200 per day now. He has 22 employees.
He and his wife, Marci, have three sons, 8-year-old twins, Jadyn and Jaxyn, and 4-year-old Gabriel.