Louis Dejoy Biography – Louis Dejoy Wiki
Louis DeJoy is an American businessman and the 75th Postmaster General of the United States Postal Service (USPS) and its Chief Executive Officer. He was appointed by the Board of Governors of the Postal Service in May 2020 and began his tenure as Postmaster General in June 2020.
Prior to joining the Postal Service, he was president of LDJ Global Strategies, a Greensboro, North Carolina-based boutique firm with interests in real estate, private equity, consulting and project management.
DeJoy was CEO of High Point, North Carolina-based New Breed Logistics from 1983 to 2014, and retired after his company was acquired by Connecticut-based freight transporter, XPO Logistics, for a reported $615 million.
As chairman and CEO of New Breed Logistics, DeJoy spent decades in collaboration with the U.S. Postal Service, Boeing, Verizon, Disney, United Technologies and other public and private companies to provide supply chain logistics, program management and transportation support. New Breed Logistics was a contractor to the U.S. Postal Service for more than 25 years, supplying logistics support for multiple processing facilities. The company received Quality Supplier Awards from the Postal Service on four separate occasions.
Following the acquisition of New Breed Logistics, he served as CEO of XPO’s supply chain business in North America until his retirement the next year, and was appointed to a strategic role on XPO Logistics’ board of directors where he served until 2018.
DeJoy is a member of the Board of Trustees at Elon University in North Carolina and the Fund for American Studies in Washington, DC. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Stetson University.
Louis Dejoy Age
Louis Dejoy was born in 1956/1957, in New York City, New York, United States.
Louis Dejoy Wife
Louis Dejoy is married to his wife Aldona Wos, a Polish-American physician and former Ambassador to Estonia during the George W. Bush Administration. Following that appointment, she headed the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services from 2012 until 2015.
She is currently vice-chair of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships, and has been nominated by Mr. Trump to be ambassador to Canada.
Louis Dejoy Children
Dejoy and his wife Aldona Wos have two children, Ania Dejoy and Andrew DeJoy.
Louis Dejoy Family
Louis Dejoy’s parents had 8th-grade educations, DeJoy told The Triad Business Journal in 2016. His father was a truck driver. After graduating from Stetson University with a business degree, DeJoy planned to pursue a career as a certified public accountant, but instead took over his father’s failing trucking business on Long Island.
Louis Dejoy Net Worth
Louis Dejoy’s net worth is estimated to be $200 million. He sold New Breed Logistics in 2014 for $615 million to XPO Logistics and founded LDJ Global Strategies, a real estate, investment, and consulting company.
According to The New York Times, DeJoy and his wife, Aldona Wos, have significant investments in companies that do business with or compete with the Postal Service. According to disclosures filed with the Office of Government Ethics, they hold between $30.1 million and $75.3 million in such investments, mostly in XPO Logistics, where DeJoy was a director until 2018. Since 2016, DeJoy has donated $1.2 million to President Trump’s campaign coffers and nearly $1.3 million to the Republican Party.
Louis Dejoy Salary
Louis DeJoy earned $248,489 in total compensation as Independent Director at XPO Logistics Inc in 2017, according to the Economic Research Institute.