James Gilmer, Guest Author Biography

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James Gilmer is a Compliance Specialist and legal writer for Harbor Compliance, a position he has held since 2013. James is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

James’s work at Harbor Compliance engages him with diverse types of nonprofits across the country. Harbor Compliance is a leading provider of nonprofit formation and compliance solutions for organizations of all kinds and sizes.

Headquartered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Harbor Compliance partners with organizations in every state and over 25 countries abroad to help solve the most challenging compliance problems. Harbor Compliance’s clients range from the largest organizations in the country to fast-growth startups, and our deep industry expertise allows us to fully manage government licensing compliance in both business and nonprofit sectors.

Along with a team of government licensing professionals and technology experts, James and Harbor Compliance are passionate about helping nonprofits navigate the treacherous waters of compliance.

James and Harbor Compliance have been featured on The Grantsmanship Center, Guidestar, Philanthropy Journal, Bloomerang, Fundly, and The Huffington Post.

James is a co-founder of Berks Sinfonietta, Inc. a 501(c)(3) chamber orchestra in Berks County, Pennsylvania, and spends his free time making music and volunteering with several other artistic-focused nonprofits in the area. 

Here is a sample of his writing.