James M. Nicholson

Director of Finance
City of Pataskala

Mr. Nicholson graduated from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) with Bachelor degrees (BS) in Finance and Accountancy, and received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Dayton. Jamie currently serves as the Director of Finance for the City of Pataskala, Ohio. Prior to that appointment, he served as Finance Director with several other communities in Ohio. Prior to entering government service, he was employed by Bank One (now JP Morgan Chase) in a variety of financial and project management positions. Mr. Nicholson has been nominated to serve on the National GFOA’s Executive Board, and is also a member of the GFOA’s Treasury & Investment Management Committee. He has served as a CAFR reviewer on the GFOA’s Special Review Committee. Jamie has been an active member of the Ohio GFOA’s Education Committee for the past 14 years, and currently serves on the Ohio GFOA Board of Trustees as the State Representative to the GFOA.