Jim Crawford is the Chief Financial Officer for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange. Jim oversees the financial and administrative operations, including budget, accounting, contracts, and facilities. He has over 20 years of state and local government management experience, primarily in the financial area.
Jim was named Assistant Director for Budget at the Washington State Office of Financial Management (OFM), where he served for 6 years. Prior to that appointment, Jim worked as Senior Budget Assistant to the Governor for education in the Locke and Gregoire administrations. He also previously worked for the Olympia School District, Washington State Department of Ecology, and the state House of Representatives. In 2018, Jim received the Governor’s Award for Leadership in Management.