James Finch is a U.S.-based businessman. Finch is majorly known as the owner of Phoenix Construction. Phoenix Construction is a construction company that majorly specializes in airport construction. He was also the owner of Phoenix Racing.
James Finch Biography and Net Worth
|Net worth||$200 million|
|Full Name||James Finch|
|Birthplace||Lynn Haven, Florida, United States|
James Finch Early Life
Born and raised in Florida, James Finch attended Bay High School. He graduated from high school and after that started working in the construction industry. He started his career in the industry at a very young age and with hard work and passion went on to form Phoenix construction.
James Finch Construction Company
James Finch had years of experience in the construction industry. Loaded with this experience and passion to do more he formed his own construction company. James Finch founded a construction company by the name of ‘Phoenix Construction. With hard work and dedication, the company landed its first major contract. Tyndall Air Force Base was the company’s 1st big client. Working on a construction contract with them, Phoenix Construction found its footing. Currently, Phoenix Construction is referred to as one of the most successful and acknowledged airport construction companies.
James Finch Phoenix Racing
James Finch founded his racing team with a driver named Jeff Purvis. The duo launched their team at the dirt oval track racing. In 1989, Finch moved to NASCAR. He entered the Busch Series and later the Winston Cup Series racing. His team ‘Phoenix Racing’ mostly entered the cup series on a part-time basis. However, in its last years, the team started racing full-time in the cup. One of Phoenix Racing’s most famous sponsors included Miccosukee resorts.
During its time in NASCAR, the team did manage to win once in the Cup series. The win was secured by Brad Keselowski in the 2009’s Aarons’ 499. Finch decided to leave the racing world in 2013. The decision was made when his team failed to find a constant sponsorship. The team didn’t have a sponsorship for its last three seasons.
Harry Scott Jr. bought the team from Finch. After selling the team, Finch did sponsor various drivers and cars thought out the years. He provided sponsorships through Phoenix Construction. He also collaborates with other renowned racing world companies to sponsor racers. However, he didn’t manage to secure a notable win.
James Finch Controversy
In 2021, Finch was arrested in association with federal indictments of Margo Anderson and Adam Albritton. His construction company ‘Phoenix Construction’ has also been charged with several fines. The fines were charged due to environmental infractions and botched construction. He was fined in 2009 for allowing stormwater runoff to pollute wetlands and creeks present near Northwest Florida Beaches Airport.
James Finch’s Net Worth
James Finch started his career in the construction industry when he was just a teenager. Following that, he has been able to develop one of the most successful construction companies present today. With his successful company and other ventures, he has gained a net worth of 200 million dollars.