DeSoto Welcomes New Assistant Director of Budget, Peter James

DeSoto, TX - Peter James has 25 plus years of Finance and Accounting experience with 20 plus years of experience in local government budgeting.  Mr. James has worked for the City of Houston, the Territory of American Samoa, and most recently, the City of Fort Worth.

Peter's professional background also includes stints with Finance, Fire, Aviation, Health & Community Services, Municipal Courts, and Shipyard departments.

In addition to serving as chapter chair for the DFW chapter of the National Grants Management Association, Peter has given presentations at the national conferences of the Government Finance Officers Association and National Grants Management Association. Peter's professional experience is complimented with professional designation as a  Certified Grants Management Specialist. Peter is excited about this new opportunity and looks forward to serving the citizens of DeSoto.

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