James Simons is a Program Assistant for Development Transformations (DT). James currently supports DT on a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) contract, working closely with members of the Agency's Management Bureau to implement the roll-out of Enterprise Risk Management at USAID. Prior to joining DT full-time, James managed a tour company in Northern Michigan and then moved to DC where he interned at DT.
James graduated with a B.A. in International Affairs from the George Washington University Elliott School, with a focus on the Middle East and Arabic. In his spare time, James enjoys being outdoors and grilling with friends.