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Steering Committees

Producing programs to inform and enlighten

The steering committees develop the topics for discussions in each roundtable and council. Leaders in every field serve on the steering committees. Their expertise enables them to produce cutting-edge programs that keep CIANJ members abreast of the latest innovations, trends and issues critical to their industry.

Environmental Business Council

Tracy Straka
Executive Vice President
Creamer Environmental
Jorge Berkowitz
Senior Associate
Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
Robert Blauvelt
Senior Consultant
GEI Consultants
Sue Boyle
Senior Environmental Practice Leader
GEI Consultants
Jeff Entin
Senior Manager
ENVIRON
Amy Greene
President
Amy S. Greene Environmental
Edward Hogan
Partner
Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus
Lanny Kurzweil
Partner
McCarter & English, LLP
Paul Maide
Vice President
Aqua Pro-Tech Laboratories
Sandy Marion
VP Business Development
Enterprise Network Resolutions Contracting
Dennis Morgan
Senior Project Manager
I.C.E. Service Group
Joseph Paranac
Attorney at Law
LeClairRyan
Anthony Savino
Senior Associate
Golder Associates
Amy Soli
Science Director
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
John Spinello
Partner
K&L Gates
David Steinberger
Partner
Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard
Michael Sylvester
Executive Vice President
Betts Environmental Services Corporation
Richard Vaccaro
Environmental Specialist
Saphire Power Holdings

Financial Decision Makers Roundtable

Salvatore A. Collemi, CPA
Director - Technique & Innovation Group
WeiserMazars LLP
John Cromie
Partner
Connell Foley, LLP
Maureen C. Donohue, CPA
Director of Finance
New Jersey Society of CPAs
Jerome C. Donovan, CPA
Partner
J.H. Cohn LLP
Karen Giannelli, Esq.
Director
Gibbons P.C.
Vincent Grillo
Senior Vice President
Access Capital, Inc.
Ed Imparato
Chief Financial Officer
Not for Profit Sector
Anthony Lee
President
The Cardinal Hill Group, Inc.
Leonard Manis, CPA
Director
Hunter Group CPA LLC
Stephen Necel
Senior Vice President
JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
John Prol
Vice President
M&T Bank
Michael Smith
Senior Vice President, Finance
Berkeley College
Andrew Wood
Chief Financial Officer
J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc.

Generation Now

Kenneth Bagner
Sr. Manager/Director, Employee Benefit Plan Audits
Sobel & Co. LLC
Jonathan Carvajal
Financial Consultant
AXA Advisors
Niraj Chhabra
Financial Advisor, Certified Financial Planner
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Jim D'Agostino, Jr.
Vice President
JD Companies
Christian Estrellado
Managing Partner
Estro Communications
Steve Estrellado
Managing Partner
Estro Communications
Michael Fischer
Commercial Loan Officer
Fulton Bank of New Jersey
Nicholas Herrick
Sales Associate
NAI James E. Hanson
Peter Lembesis
Associate
Dunn Lambert LLC
Joshua Lluch
Business Development Manager
Singer Nelson Charlmers
Michael McGarry
Associate
Harwood Lloyd, LLC

Healthcare Roundtable

Michael Maron
President & CEO
Holy Name Medical Center
Susan Barnard
Dean, Health Sciences
Bergen Community College
Yin Becker
Vice President
Stryker Orthopaedics
Irv Bruckstein
COO
Mericit Systems, Inc.
Bill Diana
Corporate Vice President
The NIA Group LLC A Marsh McLennan Agency, LLC Company
Neil Ekblom
Shareholder
LeClairRyan
Darrel Farkus
Vice President
UnitedHealthcare
Steve Issenman
Vice President
Healthcare Institute ofNew Jersey
Wendy Lazarus
Director, Government Relations & Public Affairs
Pfizer
John Leyman
Director
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Ruth Nemire
Dean, School of Pharmacy
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Judy Roman
President
AmeriHealth
Jennifer Smith-Gonzales

Concentra Medical Centers
Deborah Zastocki
President & CEO
Chilton Hospital

Human Resources Council

Geri Kelly
Senior Vice President, HR Officer
Columbia Bank
Maria Calabrese
Human Resources Manager
O'Connor Davies
Karen Carpentieri
Vice President Human Resources
Berkeley College
Sunny Corona, CSP
Managing Member
Custom Safety Services, LLC
Fayth Litke Holt
Vice President of Human Resources
Enterprise Holdings
Randi Kochman
Member
Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A.
Thomas “Rod” McVeigh
Director of Human Resources
Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA
Joseph Paranac
Shareholder
LeClairRyan
Jackie Lue Raia
Manager, Foundation Development
NJ Sharing Network
David Sheppard
Vice President
Bollinger, Inc
Judi Stewart
Ambassador
CIANJ
Janice Torchinsky
Vice President Human Resources
Mack-Cali Realty Corporation

Legislative Roundtable

Ken Baum
Partner
Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A.
Jim D’Agostino
President
JD Companies
Don Fonte
Director of Government Affairs
The Hertz Corp.
Yolanda Gehring
Director
Chilton Hospital
Tomi Gerber
Vice President of Government Affairs and Risk Management
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Richard Goldberg
Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Communications
DRS Technologies
Raymond Hallock
President
Columbia Bank
Jeff Kaszerman
Director of Government Relations
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
Wendy Lazarus
Director of Government Relations and Public Affairs
Pfizer
Henry Levari
Director of Business and Legislative Affairs
Excellent Education for Everyone, E3
John Leyman
Director of Government Affairs
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Monica Slater Stokes
Managing Director Corporate & Government Affairs
United
Louis Weiss
Chief Executive Officer
WFM Project and Construction Inc.
Thomas Zapf
Vice President of Legislative and Government Affairs
Macy’s

Manufacturing Roundtable

Fred Lorestani
Vice President, Mahwah Operations
Stryker Orthopaedics
Michael Roesch
President and CEO
Stuyvesant/Green Earth Press
Senator Tony Bucco
President
Baker Titan Adhesives
Alberto Cuitino
Professor and Chairman, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University/Director of NI Advanced Manufacturing Institute
Rutgers University
Kenneth Edwards, CPA
Partner
CohnReznick, LLP
Alena Galante
President
Galante LLC
Paul Harencak
General Manager
The CLI Group
Ed Knapick
Technical Superintendent
Marcal Manufacturing, LLC
Lanny S. Kurzweil, Esq.
Partner
McCarter & English, LLP
Robert Loderstedt
President & CEO
New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program
Thomas P. McNabola, CPA
Principal
Hunter Group CPA LLC
Andrew Silverstein, CPA
Partner
Dorfman, Abrams, Music LLC
August Sodora
President
Swift Electrical Supply Co., Inc.
Louis Weiss
Chief Executive Officer
WFM Project & Construction, Inc.

Real Property Roundtable

Martin W. Kafafian
Managing Member
Beattie Padovano, LLC
Heidi Minuskin
Counsel
Coughlin Duffy LLP
James R. D’Agostino
President
JD Companies
Joseph A. Fazio
CPA, CGMA, Managing Director
O'Connor Davies
William Hanson
President
NAI James E. Hanson
Paul Heilmann
SVP Commercial Lending,Real Estate Group
Columbia Bank
Chuck Lanyard
President
The Goldstein Group
Keith Lesser
Partner
S&L Architecture Studio
Gregg Monte
Vice President
Willis North America
Stephen Novak
Senior Vice President
Lakeland Bank
Terrie O’Connor
Broker-President
Terrie O’Connor Realtors
Diane Scriveri
Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
Bogota Savings Bank
Louis Weiss
CEO
WFM Project & Construction, Inc.

Technology Roundtable

Joseph Imperato Jr.
Partner
XSolutions Consulting Services, LLC
Jeff Bacsik
Partner
EisnerAmper LLP
Mike Baczynski
Mobile/Digital Marketing Consultant

Daniel Baulig
Vice President
Marsh USA, Inc.
Irv Bruckstein
President and Managing Director
Mericit Systems
Samuel A. Delgado
Vice President, External Affairs
Verizon New Jersey
Blake Ellman
President
NetAccess Corporation
Brett Harris, Esq.
Business, Nonprofit and Technology Attorney
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer
William J. Heller, Esq.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
New York Football Giants
George Nikanorov
Marketing Manager (Head of Marketing)
DATA Inc.
Matthew O’Connor
Vice President
Terrie O’Connor Realtors
Kevin Pianko
CPA, Partner
WeiserMazars, LLP