Juanita T James is President & CEO of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. Formerly, Juanita was Pitney Bowes’ Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and enjoyed a 20-year career with Time Warner and Bertelsmann. She is a Director for Asbury Automotive Group; First County Bank; Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, CFLEADS (Community Foundations Leading Change) and Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and a former Director of the Rouse Company. In 2015, Juanita was named a Savoy Magazine “Power 300 – Most Influential Black Corporate Directors”. Presently, she is Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees at Lesley University, a Trustee Emerita of Princeton University and is formerly a Trustee of UCONN. Some of the honors bestowed upon Juanita include: 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”. Juanita received Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from Mitchell College and Fairfield University; a master’s degree in Business Policy from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University.