Policy Director, Government for the People
James Quintero is the policy director for the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Government for the People initiative. Having joined the Foundation in 2008, Quintero’s research covers a wide range of issues, mostly related to local government matters, including: taxes, spending, debt, transparency, annexation, and pension reform. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, Fox News, Breitbart, and more.
Quintero received an M.P.A. from Texas State University and a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. 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, a Great Dane, a Boston Terrier, and an exceptionally large grocery bill.
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