James Gadsby is Chief Operating Officer and Development Director at Desire Street Ministries, a nonprofit serving inner-city ministry leaders across the South, whose mission is to help revitalize under-resourced neighborhoods through spiritual and community development. He also serves as Executive Director of the Wuerffel Foundation, focused on inspiring greater community service and unity in the world.
Prior to his nonprofit work, James spent over twenty years in private industry at The Home Depot, where he was Director of Information Technology and CIO of the Home Services business. Among his professional accomplishments, James led the company’s enterprise technology initiative for entry into the Québec and Argentina markets and helped manage
the SAP retail transformation for The Home Depot Canada.