Board of Trustees and Members


Peter Dejana is the Founder, President, and Treasurer. He created and established a highly successful group of businesses which he managed for more than 40 years; these businesses enabled him to form and fund this Foundation.  


Michael A. Dejana is a seasoned investment professional with over

35 years of experience managing client assets and investment management businesses in the global wealth management marketplace. 


Rick Schefer is an experienced real estate developer and general contractor, with numerous successful development projects throughout Long Island and in states outside of New York.  


Bob Moran is a corporate attorney with 40 years of experience in both private and corporate practice. Mr. Moran serves on the board of other corporations and charities and looks forward to sharing his board experienced with the Foundation. 


Jean-Marie Posner serves as the Secretary. She is a real estate professional with more than 25 years of experience in real estate finance, commercial lending, and property management; she currently manages the real estate investments of Dejana Holdings, LLC.

John Jankowski is a small business owner with more than 23 years of graphic design and Fleet management experience who’s family history resides back to the 1800’s in Port Washington.