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JA of New Jersey Announces New Board Leadership

December 8, 2022, Edison, New Jersey – JA of New Jersey (JANJ) has announced the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors. Representing various industries, these Board Leaders bring years of business leadership to JANJ to help further the organization’s mission of inspiring and preparing young people for success.

“We are excited to welcome these new Board Directors, who come from varied backgrounds,” said James Horne, Jr., President, and CEO of JANJ.  “Each person brings experience and skill to their new role that will help advance our organization and drive results that positively impact the youth of New Jersey. These four individuals join a diverse, forward-thinking, committed group of Board Directors who are passionate advocates for JANJ's vision - a world in which young people have the skillset and mindset to build thriving communities.”

The new members of the Board of Directors include:

  • David Fasanella - Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer at Northfield Bank
  • Barbara Gaba - President at Atlantic Cape Community College
  • Lance Morton - Principal at KPMG LLP
  • Nick Nadgauda – Managing Director, Global Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions Technology - ICG at Citi

The four new members join a prestigious board comprised of business leaders who volunteer their time to help promote and enhance the mission of JANJ. 

About JA of New Jersey (JANJ):

JA of New Jersey (JANJ) is an award-winning, free educational resource JA operation dedicated to providing New Jersey’s youth with relevant experiential education in financial literacy, career readiness, entrepreneurship, and life skills. We imagine a world in which young people have the skillset and mindset to build thriving communities. With its headquarters and Capstone programs located in the JA Education Center, in Raritan Center, Edison, NJ, JANJ is committed to giving all young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success and plan for their futures. JANJ’s learning experiences are held at the JA Education Center, in schools, on college/university campuses, in corporate facilities, and online through digital learning experiences.  For more information, visit and follow JANJ on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

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