James Cheng

Co-founder & President

/ Back Story

James Cheng is the co-founder of TSOR, a leading consulting firm for high performance teams in high production environments.

Over his 20+ year career, James has worked around the world with global organizations such as Haliburton, Gensler, Syska Hennessy, and Burns and McDonnell to name a few. In addition, he oversaw commercial sales in China for Lutron, a global multi-billion dollar company and leader in the lighting industry.

James’ graduated with honors from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, listed as the Forbes #1 university, and received an MBA with honors from Northwestern University, the #1 MBA program in the United States at the time.

At the age of 24, he was deployed to Iraq where he led a team of 27 men as a platoon leader and was the advisor to a 500 man organization. His deployment to the Philippines supported special operations units and was backed by his training in Army Ranger school, where he received numerous designations.

James has heart for people and has led International missionary work in Nepal, Tanzania, Kenya, Myanmar, and the Philippines. In addition, he sat on the Advisory Board for one of the largest church organizations in the world, Willow Creek.

His diverse background working with large teams in various cultures around the world supports his work now as an international speaker and consultant specializing in the intersection of psychology, philosophy, and theology and how that impacts building high-performance teams in high-production environments.

Our Founding Team

Bringing a range of wisdom

Ryan Molinaro

James Cheng

Garrett Laudenback

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