Juanita James

Board Member

Juanita T. James is President & CEO of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. Formerly, she was Chief Marketing & Communications Officer for Pitney Bowes and built a 20-year career with Time Warner and Bertelsmann. James is a Director for Asbury Automotive Group; First County Bank; former Director of the Rouse Company; Director for CFLEADS and the CT Council for Philanthropy. In 2015, she was named a Savoy Magazine “Power 300 – Most Influential Black Corporate Directors”. She is Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees at Lesley University, a Trustee Emerita of Princeton University, and a former Trustee of UCONN. She has earned honors including: American Cancer Society “Women Leading the Way to Wellness”, Girl Scouts of CT “Woman of Merit”, Moffly Media “Light a Fire”, NAACP “100 Most Influential Blacks in CT”, and “Stamford Citizen of the Year.”

Ms. James holds Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from Mitchell College and Fairfield University; an Honorary Associate Degree in Humane Letters from Housatonic Community College; an MS in Business Policy from Columbia University; and a Bachelor’s Degree from Princeton University.

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