James F. Stoddard III

James F. Stoddard III
Executive Strategist – Joseph Smith Foundation

James F. Stoddard is a film producer, author, entrepreneur, and father of 10 children. James is the producer or executive producer of eight documentary feature films and the co-author of three groundbreaking historical books. 


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James is the executive strategist for the Joseph Smith Foundation and has worked in private, public, religious, corporate and home education as well as engineering, videography, property development, and natural health. He has started and helps operate several family businesses and enjoys working with his kids. James spends any free moments working on Highland Estate, a planned family retreat and learning facility with perennial gardens and walking trails specializing in experimental farming techniques and four-season food production. James has worked as a release time Seminary teacher and as an instructor at the Provo Missionary Training Center (MTC). He is a direct descendant of Asael and Mary Duty Smith, the Prophet Joseph Smith’s grandparents, and other notable Latter-day Saint Church history figures. His research supports the writings and teachings of ancient and latter-day prophets.


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