James Quintero is the policy director for the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Taxpayer Protection Project. He joined the Foundation in 2008 and his work has generally focused on local government matters, especially where it involves taxes, spending, and debt. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, Fox News, Breitbart, and more.

Quintero received a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.P.A. from Texas State University. He is currently seeking a Ph.D. in public policy from Liberty University. In 2022, he was appointed to serve a three-year term on the Commission for Lawyer Discipline.

Quintero and his wife, Tricia, are blessed with five beautiful children and faithfully attend Bannockburn Baptist Church.