James Lambright, of Missouri, was nominated February 13, 2006, by President George W. Bush to be President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for the remainder of a four-year term which will expire January 20, 2009. Lambright would replace Philip Merrill, who resigned.
"Lambright currently serves as Acting President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Prior to this, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President for Private Equity at Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation. Mr. Lambright received his bachelor's degree from Stanford University and his JD from Harvard Law School."