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NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2013
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA), one of the worlds leading nonprofit philanthropic consulting services, today announced the election of four new members to its Board of Directors. These new members are Fairfield County Community Foundation President and CEO Juanita T. James, Ford Foundation Vice President Darren Walker, Jensen Group Founder and CEO Steven Wayne, and Wolfensohn Fund Management Managing Director Adam Wolfensohn.
Service on the Board of Directors represents one of the highest levels of commitment to our organization, said Melissa Berman, President and CEO of RPA. Juanita, Darren, Steve, and Adam are highly accomplished professionals in business and philanthropy and are all genuinely dedicated to RPAs mission of cultivating thoughtful, effective giving. Their expertise will be essential as we continue our efforts to engage donors and communities.
Among them, Adam, Steve, Darren, and Juanita have profound knowledge and experience in everything from public education reform to affordable housing to the arts to global programming and so much more, said Kevin P. A. Broderick, Chair of the Board. Given RPAs wide-ranging work and expertise, were very appreciative that each new board member will be able to contribute to RPAs mission in a unique way.
The new members of RPAs Board of Directors are:
- Juanita T. James: A seasoned veteran in marketing and communications, Juanita T. James is deeply engaged in nonprofit leadership. She currently serves as the Fairfield County Community Foundations President and CEO and was previously Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Pitney Bowes Inc., where her work included corporate citizenship and philanthropy. She is a trustee of Lesley University and trustee emerita of Princeton University. Juanita has held board leadership roles for Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Stamford Symphony, and the Ferguson Library. Juanita holds a Master's degree in business policy from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor's degree in romance languages from Princeton University.