James has ten years of financial administration experience in higher education at Wake Forest University. During this time he has served as a budget analyst, a senior financial management analyst, and now leads the Office of Budget and Financial Planning. This office oversees the development and reporting of the university’s ~$350 million annual operating budget.
Prior to joining the team at Wake Forest, James served as the accounting manager for Landmark Aviation (formerly Piedmont Hawthorne Aviation) where he oversaw the accounting of over thirty FBO locations. He also served as a senior accountant for Chatham Inc., a furniture fabric manufacturer. At Chatham James managed the general accounting, cost accounting, and industrial engineering offices.