Peter A. Lefferts, Treasurer/Founding Chairman
Member of the board of directors and audit-risk management committee of American Express Bank, FSB. Also chairman of the Bank’s compliance committee. Prior to retirement Mr. Lefferts had a 36-year international career as a financial services executive and start-up specialist with Citicorp and American Express. Member of the board of directors and executive committee of Artspace Projects, Inc., a national nonprofit developer of affordable live-work spaces for creative artists. Mr. Lefferts chairs the US project team in a multinational task force to develop global standards for personal financial planning, under the aegis of ISO-International Organization for Standardization.
Mr. Lefferts earned a B.A. from Amherst College, an M.A., International Studies, from Johns Hopkins University, and completed course work in accounting and finance at New York University Graduate School of Business.