James Hansen

James joined Compassion and the Global Leadership Team in 2009. He has vast experience as an auditor, including serving as the Principle Auditor with the Colorado Springs Office of the City Auditor and 19 years with Farmers Insurance Group in Los Angeles. James is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor, and Certified Fraud Examiner. He also serves as an officer in the Association of the Certified Fraud Examiner.

James Hansen

Vice President of Risk Management

james-hansen-with-students.jpg James Hansen joined Compassion's Global Leadership Team in 2009, serving as the Vice President of Risk Management.

James' prior professional experience includes serving as the principle auditor with the Colorado Springs Office of the City Auditor. In that role he directed construction and performance auditors in audit and consulting assignments within the City of Colorado Springs and its enterprises, including Colorado Springs Utilities, the Colorado Springs Airport and Memorial Hospital.

Before moving to Colorado Springs in 2006, James was employed with Farmers Insurance Group in Los Angeles where he served in various roles for 19 years, including the director of field auditing. James has vast experience as an auditor. He has performed and managed internal fraud investigations, primarily in the insurance industry, and has worked with local law enforcement to prepare prosecution files.

James' extracurricular activities include mountain and road biking, hiking, and just hanging out with his family.

James and his wife have been married since 1990 and have twins, a son and daughter.

"But encourage one another daily as long as it is called today so that none of you will be hardened by sin's deceitfulness" (Hebrew 3:13 NIV).