Executive Management Team
Chief Financial Officer, Office of Management & Budget
Director of Human Resources
Jim Francis joined the City of Folsom in 2008 as Finance Director/Chief Financial Officer. Previously, he was Town Manager of the AAA rated city of West Harford, CT. During his 28-year tenure in West Hartford, Jim also served as the Director of Finance, Director of Health and Director of Employee Services before assuming the chief executive officer position. Prior to that Jim worked for the Orange County, CA Board of Supervisors. He is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association and the California Municipal Treasurer’s Association.
Jim was an Adjunct Professor in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Public Policy. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Social Ecology from the University of California at Irvine, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management from Western Michigan University.
He and his wife Hope reside in Folsom and have five adult children.