Since becoming President of New Jersey Community Capital in 2009, Wayne Meyer has fostered NJCC’s tremendous growth and new strategic vision for a holistic approach to revitalizing neighborhoods, including the innovation of the ReStart program, which purchases pools of distressed mortgages to prevent foreclosures and displacement. Mr. Meyer holds a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law, has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Siena College, graduated from the Achieving Excellence in Community Development fellowship program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and studied urban planning at the graduate level at New York University. He has served on numerous community stabilization committees, including NeighborWorks America’s Community Stabilization Advisory Committee, JPMorgan Chase’s Community Advisory Board, and Wells Fargo’s Community Advisory Board for the Southern New Jersey Market. He sits on the Board of Directors for the National Housing Institute, and Chairs the FHLBNY Affordable Housing Advisory Council. In April of 2013 he was honored by the White House as a “Hurricane Sandy Champion of Change” for the response to crisis programs initiated by New Jersey Community Capital under his leadership. Mr. Meyer served on the Housing Transition Advisory Committee for New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy.