Chief Financial Officer Cherie James is both a CPA and an expert in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) industry. After nearly two decades of experience, she led the low income housing tax credit (LIHTC) section of a CPA firm and later formed her own firm. As a CPA, she provided extensive audit, tax and consulting services to developers, owners and syndicators of affordable housing properties, including LIHTC properties and HUD financed/subsidized properties. She is an active member of the HCCP Board of Governors and assisted in writing the current HCCP exam. She has authored numerous professional articles and has been a presenter at HCCP quarterly webinars. Cherie earned a Bachelor of Science from Old Dominion University and is a member of numerous professional accounting, real estate, and housing associations and organizations.