As Executive Assistant to Ken Van Leeuwen, Judy DeFazio works closely with Mr. Van Leeuwen and is responsible for a broad variety of administrative tasks that include managing his calendar, arranging complex and detailed travel plans, preparing correspondence and liaising with other team members on a variety of projects. She also assists the team with the scheduling and preparation of client meetings. In addition, Judy is responsible for maintaining vendor relationships and office supply management.
Judy joins Van Leeuwen & Company with over 30 years’ experience, most recently as the Senior Managing Director and Partner for ISI Group, a broker-dealer based in New York. While with ISI she held a number of management roles in the areas of Human Resources, Trading Operations, Administration, Facilities and Technology.
Judy is married, lives in Princeton, NJ and has two grown children. She enjoys keeping up with the latest trends in fashion, residential architecture and home décor. A favorite quote of Judy’s by Benjamin Franklin is “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”