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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

Lanny Kurzweil
Partner
McCarter & English, LLP
Tracy Straka
Executive Vice President
Creamer Environmental
Jeff Andrilenas
VP
The TBLS Group
Steven Barnett
Partner
Connell Foley
Jorge Berkowitz
Senior Associate
Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
Robert Blauvelt
Senior Consultant
GEI Consultants
Jeff Cappola
Environmental Lawyer
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer
Robert Crespi
Partner
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
Rose DeLorenzo
Project Manager
Matrix New World Engineering, Inc.
Paul Dritsas
Partner
McCarter & English, LLP
Jeffrey Entin
Sr. Vice President
AKRF, Inc.
Amy Greene
President
Amy S. Greene Environmental
Roger Greenway
Principal, Chairman of the Board
RTP Environmental Associates
Bruce Groves
President
Emilcott Associates, Inc.
Bob Jackson
Project Manager
Equity Environmental Engineering
Paul Maide
Vice President
Aqua Pro-Tech Laboratories
Dan McKillop
Environmental Attorney
Scarinci Hollenbeck LLC
Dennis Morgan
Senior Project Manager
I.C.E. Service Group
Nicholas Muto
Senior Project Manager
RTP Environmental Associates, Inc.
Don Richardson
Vice President
EWMA
Neil Rivers
Senior Associate/VP
Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
Anthony Savino
Senior Associate
Golder Associates
Tom Spatafora
Senior Vice President
Posillico Environmental, Inc.
Michael Sylvester
Executive Vice President
EWMA
Michele Zolezi
Sales Account Supervisor/Environmental Liason
Pure Soil

Financial Decision Makers Roundtable

Todd Galante
Principal
Piro, Zinna, Cifelli, Paris & Genitempo, LLC
Nick Jalowski
Managing Director
Cambridge Financial Services
Michael Banasiak
Owner and Managing Director
Liquid Capital Express, LLC
Michael Cosimano
Relationship Manager
Northeast Professional Planning Group, Inc.
John Cromie
Partner
Connell Foley, LLP
Peter DeMaria
Managing Director/Market Executive
Chase
Kathleen Entwistle
Senior Vice President-Wealth Management
UBS Private Wealth Management
Jon Gagliardi
Principal
MSPC Certified Public Accountants and Advsiors, P.C.
Vincent Grillo
Senior Vice President
Access Capital, Inc.
Michael Gsell
Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Anthony Lee
President
The Cardinal Hill Group, Inc.
Drew Maldonado
Senior Wealth Director
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Tim McNaught
Regional Head of New Jersey Middle Market, Corporate and Commercial Banking
Santander
John Prol
Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo
Anthony Valentino
Managing Director, Northern New Jersey
A Neumann & Associates, LLC

Generation Now

Christian Estrellado
Managing Partner
Estro Communications
Steve Estrellado
Managing Partner
Estro Communications
Michael Chananie
Manager, Public Relations & Marketing
Holy Name Medical Center
Niraj Chhabra
Financial Advisor, Certified Financial Planner
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Max Custer
Assistant Vice President, Commercial Lending
Lakeland Bank
Jason Erazo
Sales Manager
Network Brainiacs
Jason Fischer
AVP - Commercial Loan Officer
Lakeland Bank
Jennifer Gangeri
Marketing Coordinator
LAN Associates
Jennifer Jimenez
Staff Accountant
Hunter Group CPA
Peter Lembesis
Associate
Dunn Lambert LLC
Joshua Lluch
Business Development Manager
Risk Strategies Company
David Rounds, Jr.
Staff Accountant
Hunter Group, CPA
Sean Stein Smith
Assistant Professor
Rutgers University

Healthcare Roundtable

Michael Maron
President & CEO
Holy Name Medical Center
Abeer Abu Judeh
Attorney At Law
Abu Judeh Health Law LLC
Sarah Adelman
Vice President
NJ Association of Health Plans
Susan Barnard
Dean, Health Sciences
Bergen Community College
Bill Diana
Corporate Vice President
The NIA Group LLC A Marsh McLennan Agency, LLC Company
Neil Ekblom
Founder
Ekblom & Partners LLP
Steven Fleischer
Chief Sales Officer
Delta Dental of New Jersey, Inc.
Steve Issenman
Vice President
Healthcare Institute of New Jersey
Wendy Lazarus
Director, Government Relations & Public Affairs
Pfizer
Paul Marden
Health Plan CEO NJ
United HealthCare
Malinda Miller
Shareholder
LeClairRyan
Glenn Prives
Associate
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP
Susan Reed
CPA, CFP
SaxBST
Dmitri Siegel
Director, State Government Relations
Celgene Corporation
Christine Stearns
Counsel, Government Affairs
Gibbons P.C.
Kenneth Wolf
Dean, College of Science and Health
William Paterson University
Catherine Yaxley
Vice President, Planning and Government Affairs
Holy Name Medical Center

Human Resources Council

Geri Kelly
Executive Vice President, HR Officer
Columbia Bank
Karen Carpentieri
Vice President Human Resources
Berkeley College
Roseann Casiere
Managing Director
PS. White Associates, Inc.
Fayth Litke Holt
Vice President of Human Resources
Enterprise Holdings
Randi Kochman
Member
Cole Schotz PC
Elizabeth Master
Director, Corporate HR
SUEZ
Rod McVeigh
Director of Human Resources
Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA
Susan Osgood
VP Corporate Human Resources
Sharp Electronics
Alix Rubin
Owner
Rubin Employment Law
David Sheppard
Vice President
USI Insurance Services, LLC
Judi Stewart
Ambassador
CIANJ
Beverly Williams
VP, Human Resources/Sr. Associate
Langan

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.
Richard Goldberg
President & CEO
R2 Associates, LLC
Jeff Kaszerman
Director of Government Relations
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
Wendy Lazarus
Director of Government Relations and Public Affairs
Pfizer
John Leyman
Director of Government Affairs
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Monica Slater Stokes
Managing Director Corporate & Government Affairs
United
Dean Thompson
Vice President of Government Affairs
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Louis Weiss
Chief Executive Officer
WFM Project and Construction Inc.
Thomas Zapf
Vice President of Legislative and Government Affairs
Macy’s

Manufacturing Roundtable

Paul Harencak
Vice President
The CLI Group
Robert Baker
Senior Director, Mahwah Operations
Stryker Orthopaedics
John Briguglio
Partner
CohnReznick, LLP
Anthony Bucco Sr.
President
Baker Titan Adhesives
Peter Cagiao
President
Accounting Logistics, LLC
Dean DeGhetto
Manager, Environmental Health & Safety
Lamart Corporation
Kathleen Entwistle
Sr. VP
UBS Financial Services
Sal Freda
President
Brewster Washers
John Kennedy
CEO
New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program
Joann Mitchell
Senior Project Leader
Sandvik Coromant
Franco Pietrafesa, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Archer & Greiner, P.C.
Michael Roesch
President and CEO
Stuyvesant/Green Earth Press
Louis Weiss
Chief Executive Officer
WFM Project & Construction, Inc.

Marketing Roundtable

Larry Feld
Director of Marketing
The Hunter Group CPA LLC
Sally Glick
Principal & Chief Growth Strategist
Sobel & Co. LLC
Mary Che
Vice President of Marketing
Connell Foley
Greg Grdodian
CEO
Reach Marketing
Jeff Kramer
President
Jeff Kramer Associates, Inc.
Beth More
Marketing Manager
Mazars USA LLP
Paul Nyfenger
Owner
GT Marketing
Mike Shapiro
CEO
TAPinto.net

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
Partner
PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP
Sharon Gordon
Partner
CohnReznick
William Hanson
President
NAI James E. Hanson
Paul Heilmann
SVP Commercial Lending,Real Estate Group
Columbia Bank
Chuck Lanyard
President
The Goldstein Group
Steven Napolitano
Principal
SNS Architects & Engineers
Stephen Novak
Senior Vice President
Lakeland Bank
Linda Percoco
President
Max Title Agency, LLC
Diane Scriveri
Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Loan Officer
CSBK
Michael Sylvester
Executive Vice President
EWMA
Louis Weiss
CEO
WFM Project & Construction, Inc.

Technology Roundtable

Kevin Pianko
CPA, Audit Partner
BDO USA, LLP
Evan Berk
Principal
Certus Technologies
Rick Diana
President
EFD Sales Consultants LLC
Alena Galante
President
Galante Compliance Services, LLC
Brett Harris, Esq.
Business, Nonprofit and Technology Attorney
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer PA
Joseph Imperato Jr.
Partner
XSolutions Consulting Services, LLC
Rashmi Jain
Chair and Professor, Dept. of Information Management and Business Analytics
Montclair State University
Raj Prasad
Chief Innovation Officer
Web Epoch
Jonathan Short
Partner
McCarter & English
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