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JA’s Board of Directors is comprised of executives and business leaders who represent a wide range of backgrounds and professional expertise. Bringing a great wealth of wisdom, insight and experience, this dedicated team provides a hands-on approach to positioning JA as a leader in economic education.


CHAIRPERSON: Michael R. Steinharter, Chief Commercial Officer, Earthport

SECRETARY: Michael Bailey, Principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP

TREASURER: Ugo DeBlasi


Martin H. Anderson, Senior Vice President, Commercial Bank, Webster Bank, N.A.

William J. Brasser, Retired

Alva Carter-Hasan, VP and Senior Trust Officer, U.S. Trust

Terri-Ann Dautzenberg, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Samuel S. Davis, EVP and Chief Credit Officer, Patriot Bank, N.A.

Mark Dell’Isola, VP – Tax Planning & Compliance, FactSet Research Systems Inc.

Kathleen Fanning, Vice President, Worldwide Tax Corporate, Xerox Corporation

Garry Feldman, President, U.S. Computer Connection, LLC

Tina S. Foraker-Blackwell

Charles A. Guinta, Retired

Sandra Holbrook, Vice President Division Operations Officer, Retail Bank Division, First County Bank

Peter LeedsDirector, Global Creative and Brand Activation, Pitney Bowes Inc.

James H. Lesko, Retired

Nicole Martocci, Chief Operating Officer, Northwestern Mutual

Bud J. McDonald, Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Nicholas M. Mehall, Senior Vice President, Finance, Diageo North America

Arthur Mintzer

Joseph Nemia, Executive Vice President & Head of Asset Based Lending, TD Bank

David Peterson, Director Benefits Planning & Compliance and Expatriate Programs, Terex Corporation

Tom Quindlen, CEO of Retail Card & EVP, Synchrony Financial

Samuel J. Roberts, Lead Analyst, Enterprise Finance, Pitney Bowes Inc.

Robert Salaga, President, Salaga Enterprises, Inc.

Albert Spada, Managing Director, Head of Asset Based Lending, Santander N.A.

Matthew Susser, Chief Financial Officer, GE Captital Treasury

Courtney Zeppetella, Partner, Metro NY Audit Practice, KPMG LLP

-– updated January 5, 2017 –-