James Lawler is the Owner and Operator of Infocus Marine Boat Repair and Detailing. James entered the marine industry in 2001, working for a marine hardware store and aboard a number of commercial fishing vessels in Alaska. After serving in the United States Coast Guard James went into new mega yacht construction as a finish fiberglass/ Yacht painter then transitioned into full-service shipyard work. In 2008 he formed Infocus Marine, which has operated in four states (Alaska, Washington, Alabama and North Carolina) and has contracted internationally (United Arab Emirates and South Africa). In 2011 James attended the Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) so he could expand Infocus Marine to include marine mechanical and system services. After graduating James went back in to new construction as mechanic / Marine technician for a custom aluminum catamaran company where he was able to build upon his skills and understanding of marine systems. with the experience over the years James has helped run a boat yard and a shipyard managing up to 50 employees at a time with vessels up 450′ in length James has experience in most trades in the marine Industry and has successfully finished multi million dollar marine repair contracts under 35 days.