James P. Higgins, CPA
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Ball State University
Certified Public Accountant - Indiana and Kentucky
Indiana League of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers
Indiana Association of Cities and Towns
Indiana Association of County Commissioners
Association of Indiana Counties
Indiana Association of School Business Officials
Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents
Indiana School Boards Association
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Indiana CPA Society
(317) 777-7023 direct
As the LWG partner overseeing the governmental services segment of the practice, Jim provides financial advisory services to governmental entities throughout Indiana. Jim's background includes previous employment with the Indiana Bond Bank and Indiana State Board of Accounts, and he has worked with over 500 municipalities, political subdivisions, taxing authorities, and not-for-profit entities addressing financial, budgetary, and accounting needs.
In addition to his work for LWG, Jim gives presentations on municipal finance matters to local officials and organizations, community groups, finance professionals, investors, legislators, and rating agencies. Jim says, "The ability to partner with a community and provide value-added services to better its economic health and well-being is the most satisfying part of my job".