Jeff De Francisco

Jeff De Francisco brings a wealth of legal and nonprofit administration experience to the PWS Board of Trustees. A parent since 2008, Jeff joined the Board in 2015 assuming roles as Vice Chair, Treasurer, and Board Chair, and he currently chairs the school’s Governance Committee. Jeff is currently managing partner at Calleton, Merritt, De Francisco & Bannon, LLP where he specializes in sophisticated tax, business, estate and wealth transfer planning. In addition to his work with PWS, Jeff currently serves as President of the Neighborhood Music School (Boyle Heights), and is a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and the Pasadena Bar Association.


Jeff holds a Master of Laws in Taxation, Loyola University School of Law, received his J.D. law degree from Southwestern Law School, and did his undergraduate work at Occidental College. In his spare time he enjoys learning Italian, traveling, hiking, and playing the ukulele and pipe organ.