Peter James

Title: 
Grants Accounting Supervisor
Organization: 
City of Fort Worth
Bio: 

Peter James has over 20 years of local and territorial government experience, working in budgeting, accounting, and planning for enterprise, general, and special purpose funds.  As Finance Manager of Houston's Department of Health and Human Services (60% grant funded), as Grants Coordinator for the Territory of American Samoa, and as the Supervisor of Grant Accounting for the City of Fort Worth, he has worked to strengthen communication and develop relationships, improve processes, and ensure compliance.  The City of Fort Worth has over 150 active federal, state, and other grants, with significant programs spread across a dozen City departments, averaging over $85 million annually for the last three years.