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Finance & Administration

My name is James Duffie and I am the Vice President of Finance and Administration. As an alumnus of Palm Beach State and a Florida native, I welcome you to Florida's first public Junior/State College. My staff and I will work diligently to provide you with a positive experience at PBSC.

The Vice President's Office of Finance and Administration maintains the operational functions of the College. The departments within VPFA include:

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  • Budget
    • Collegewide Budgeting
    • Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Facilities
    • HVAC Repair
    • Maintenance
    • New Construction
    • Planning
  • Finance
    • Accounts Payable
    • Grants & Foundation Accounting
    • Payroll
    • Student Account Services
    • Student Tuition & Fees
    • Travel & PCard
  • Procurement
    • Auxiliary Services
    • Central Receiving
    • Contracts
    • Property Records
    • Purchasing
  • Security
    • Anonymous Reporting
    • Crime Prevention
    • Emergency Operations
    • Health & Safety
    • Lost & Found
    • Parking
    • Risk Management

I work with a group of highly trained, experienced, and knowledgeable individuals whose primary purpose is to maintain a safe, secure, educational environment best suited to help you succeed in your goals. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact me at


James Duffie, CPA, CMA, CGMA
Vice President of Finance and Administration
4200 S. Congress Ave., MS #24
Lake Worth, FL 33461-4705

Phone: 561-868-3455
Fax: 561-868-3585

The Vice President of Finance & Administration's Office coordinates the processing of various College agreements in partnership with the Procurement Department and other College departments.  


Click the image below for the VPFA organizational chart

Finance and Administration Organizational Chart

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