Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey

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Board of Directors

Guiding CIANJ through their expertise

The Board of Directors oversees the operations of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey. The directors reflect the diversity of the association, which represents more than 900 businesses across New Jersey ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small and medium size firms. Members of the board are elected to three year terms.

Executive Committee

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
TRACY STRAKA
Executive Vice President
Creamer Environmental, Inc.
VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
MARTIN KAFAFIAN, ESQ.
Managing Partner
Beattie Padovano, LLC
VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
ROBERT IACULLO
President
United Water
VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
DAVID REPETTO
Co-Managing Partner
Harwood Lloyd, LLC
TREASURER
ANDREW SILVERSTEIN
Member
Dorfman, Abrams, Music LLC
SECRETARY
ELIZABETH A. NAPOLI
President
MC&M Ltd.
COUNSEL
RICHARD W. ABRAMSON
Partner
Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard
MEMBER
JOSEPH IMPERATO, JR.
Partner
XSolutions Consulting Services, LLC
MEMBER
THOMAS SHARA
President & CEO
Lakeland Bank
PRESIDENT
JOHN GALANDAK
President
Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey

Past Chairman of the Board

NORMAN ALWORTH
NJ State Chapter President
My Right Voice
JAMES R. BEATTIE
Counsel to the Firm
Beattie Padovano, LLC
JAMES D’AGOSTINO
President
JD Construction Corp.
WILLIAM J. HELLER
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
New York Football Giants
THOMAS McNABOLA
Principal
Hunter Group CPA LLC
B. FRANKLIN REINAUER III
President
Reinauer Realty Corporation
LOU WEISS
CEO
WFM Project & Construction, Inc.

Board Members

James P. Anelli
Shareholder
LeClairRyan
Toby Babeuf
Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking
Wells Fargo
Robert Baker
Senior Director, Mahwah Operations
Stryker Orthopaedics
Mary Brautigam
Senior Vice President Regional Executive
Sovereign Bank
Donald F. Buckley
Market President
TD Bank North Jersey
Gail Callandrillo
Vice President Planning & Marketing Research
Valley Health System
Conrad Colon
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Goya Foods, Inc.
Thomas B. Considine
President & CEO
Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center
Arthur W. Conway
President
DialAmerica Marketing
John Corcoran
Managing Director
Bergen County Ambulatory Surgery Center
Theresa de Leon
SVP, Wealth Mgt. Director
PNC Bank
Sam Delgado
V.P. Community & Stakeholder Affairs
Verizon
William Diana
Corporate Vice President
Marsh McLennan Agency, LLC
Jerome (Jerry) C. Donovan
Partner
CohnReznick
Howard P. Dorman
Partner
WeiserMazars, LLP
Blake Ellman
Co-Founder
Net Access Corp.
Robert P. Evans
CPA
Robert P. Evans, CPA
Larry Feld
Director of Marketing
Hunter Group CPA LLC
Donald R. Fonte
Director of Government Relations
The Hertz Corporation
Tomi L. Gerber
Government Affairs Manager
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Sally Glick
Principal & Chief Growth Strategist
Sobel & Co., LLC
Richard M. Goldberg
Managing Partner
R2 Associates, LLC
Michael Gsell
Partner
PwC
Raymond G. Hallock
Former President & CEO
Columbia Bank
William C. Hanson
President
NAI James E. Hanson
Paul Harencak
VP & GM
The CLI Group
Mitchell Hersh
President & CEO
Mack-Cali Realty Corp.
Edward A. Hogan
Partner
Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.
Lawrence Inserra, Jr.
President
Inserra Supermarkets, Inc.
Theodore S. Kissel, Jr.
President
UNITEMP Temporary Personnel
Lanny S. Kurzweil
Partner
McCarter & English, LLP
John R. Latka
Vice President - Electric Operations
Public Service Electric and Gas Company
John M. Leyman
Deputy Director of Government Affairs
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ
Kevin Luing
Chairman of the Board
Berkeley College
Paul Maide
Vice President
Aqua Pro-Tech Laboratories
Michael A. Maron
President & CEO
Holy Name Medical Center
Christopher Martin
President
The Provident Bank
Michael X. McBride
Managing Partner
Connell Foley LLP
Richard McLaughlin
Counsel
J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc.
Thomas R. McVeigh
Director of Human Resources
Konica Minolta Business Solutions
Dr. Peter Philip Mercer
President
Ramapo College of NJ
Audrey Murphy
Executive Vice President/Chief Legal Officer
Hackensack University Medical Center
William J. Murphy
Consultant
William Murray
Executive Vice President, Public Affairs
MWW Group
Steven Napolitano
Principal
SNS Architects & Engineers
Katherin Nukk-Freeman
Co-Founder, CEO
Nukk-Freeman & Cera, PC
Terrie O'Connor
President
Terrie O'Connor Realtors
Dr. Anne Prisco
President
Felician College
John Prol
Vice President - Middle Market
M&T Bank
Samuel S. Raia
Partner
Raia Properties Corp.
Judith L. Roman
President & CEO
AmeriHealth New Jersey
Joseph M. Sanzari
CEO/President
Sanzari Companies
John Scirocco
President & CEO
Scirocco Group
Monica Slater Stokes
Managing Director- Corporate and Government Affairs, Easter Division
United Airlines
August Sodora
President
Swift Electrical Supply Co., Inc.
Gail Sonners
Senior VP Business Development
The Ayers Group
James Trouwborst
Senior Vice President, Commercial Loan Team Leader
Valley National Bank
Joseph P. Truncale
President & CEO
NAPL
Mark Viken
VP, Marketing
Sharp Electronics Company of America
Dr. Kathleen Waldron
President
William Paterson University
John K. Walsh, Jr.
Managing Partner
Walsh & Walsh, Esq.
B. Kaye Walter, Ph.D.
President
Bergen Community College
Joseph Welker
Managing Partner in NJ
Deloitte & Touche
George Wurtz III
President & CEO
Soundview Paper Company
Thomas R. Zapf
Vice President Legislative & Government Affairs Counsel
Macy's
Deborah Zastocki
President & CEO
Chilton Hospital