Jim Taylor is a managing director in our Global Public Sector practice. He has more than 30 years of experience in government finance, systems implementation and grants management.
Before joining Grant Thornton, he served as the CFO of the U.S. Department of Labor. Taylor's prior roles include serving as the deputy inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the deputy CFO of the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. His primary area of knowledge involves risk assessment, financial management, budgeting and administration of government programs.
- Government contractors
- Public sector
- Business consulting
- Governance, risk and compliance
- Technology solutions
Professional qualifications and memberships
Association of Government Accountants
CFO of the Year, Government Executive Magazine, 2011
Donald E. Scantlebury Award for Excellence in Financial Management, 2005
Presidential Rank Award (Distinguished Executive), 2004
Secretary’s Gold Medal (Department of Commerce), 2003
FEMA Director's Award, 1999
MPA, Finance, University of Delaware
BA, Political Science/Economics, Old Dominion University
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