James brings 15 years of nonprofit experience to Community Partners, where he manages finance and accounting both core and project operations. Though he works in accounting now, James began his career in social justice philanthropy as a program officer at Liberty Hill Foundation. Since then, James has worked in nonprofit financial analysis at Nonprofit Finance Fund and supported the Chrysalis Center with government grant invoicing, budgeting, cash flow, forecasting, and data analysis. He has also performed general ledger accounting at Green Dot Public Schools and TPx Communications, a for-profit telecommunications firm. A CPA candidate, James holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Certificate in Accounting from UCLA Extension. In his free time, James enjoys Microsoft Excel and playing guitar and piano.