James has received his B.S. Degree in Accounting from Adelphi University (1990) and holds a Certified Financial Planning Certificate (1990). He holds a Masters in Taxation from the Washington Institute for Graduate Studies. He has been associated with major accounting firms such as Ernst & Young, LLP, Grant Thornton LLP and a host of publicly traded companies as VP Tax/Tax Director. Mr. Bressingham is a member of the NYSS of CPA’s (Relations with IRS and Financial Planning Committees), IBCFP. In addition, he has lectured on various tax topics for the Center for Professional Education, Inc. (CPE), Audio Solutionz, IRS – Practice and Procedures Conference (NY), NYSSCPA’s, Tax Executive Institute, Bank Tax Institute, Cross-Border Solutions (Accounting for Income Tax – ASC740, BNA’s opening guess speak at annual conference (Arizona) and the ACCT Technology Conference.