The world of Business is filled with twists and turns. One has to be headstrong to keep along. Louis Dejoy, one of America’s most successful businessmen is not only accomplished in the field of business but also has made a name in the American Government.
About Louis DeJoy
He is a triumphant figure in America, an affluent businessman, and is currently serving as the 75 US Postmaster General. He owes his success to his continuous hard work. He has not only worked hard towards his business but has also served at the top position in many firms and his years of experience have given him an edge over other businessmen in America.
Early Life And Family
He was born in Brooklyn, New York where he spent the majority of his life. He married Dr. Aldona Wos, a physician who herself has done great service during President W. Bush’s regime; she worked as the ambassador to Estonia. They have two children, a son Andrew and a daughter Ania. He currently resides in Irving Park in Greensboro, North Carolina. In the year 2005, he and his wife set up the Wos family foundation.
His Career And Major Milestones
He completed his Bachelors in Accounting from Stetson University, Florida. He is also a Certified Public accountant and after graduation, he was working as a CPA for the state of Florida.
He also had the prestigious position of being a CEO of High Point which is a New Breed Logistics Company.
He also was the CEO of XPO’s supply chain business. After retiring from the position of CEO he rejoined XPO as the board of directors which was a strategic role.
He got a golden opportunity to serve as the president of LDJ Global Strategies, a firm based in Greensboro, North Carolina. He also had the opportunity to serve as the local finance chairman Republican National Convention (2020) in Charlotte, North Carolina.
He also has been placed on the Board Of Trustees at Elon University.
DeJoy was appointed as the 75 Postmaster General and CEO on 6 May 2020. He was appointed to this position by the (USPS) United States Postal Service Board Of Governors. His appointment was questioned by many as he was known to be politically biased.
A Few Things You Didn’t Know About Louis Dejoy
Louis is known around the world as a successful man but here are some interesting facts that you didn’t know about him.
- He was serving not only as a fundraiser but also as a donor during Donal Trump’s regime in the USA.
- He is the first postmaster who has no prior experience in the United States Postal Service.
- He was accoladed by Elon University for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
His net worth is $110 million. He owns assets that are worth $75.3 Million. He has invested his money in many areas which has also made him grow financially. He has been able to maintain his net worth to date because of his paying job. His current net fortune has flourished due to his business.