James graduated from Spring Grove Area High School and received his Accounting degree from Penn State University in 2004. James worked and interned part-time for several summers and became a full-time staff accountant in May 2004. He has been Enrolled to Practice Before The IRS since March 2012. He works on individual taxation, financial statement preparation, payroll and Quickbooks processing, and assists with non-profit organization auditing. He is a member of the National Society of Accountants and the Pennsylvania Society of Public Accountants. He is a Past-President of the South Central Chapter, serves on the PSPA Joint Central/South Central Education Committee, and a Line Officer of the State of Pennsylvania Society of Tax and Accounting Professionals. He enjoys trout fishing and camping.