President and CEO
Pacific Maritime Association
James C. McKenna is PMA’s president and chief executive officer, a position he has held since 2004. During his tenure at PMA, he has overseen successful contract negotiations with the ILWU, and has worked to make the association more business-savvy and responsive to its members. All told, McKenna has nearly four decades of maritime industry experience, most recently at Horizon Lines as COO. He holds an MBA from the University of Tennessee.