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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
Steven Barnett
Partner
Connell Foley
Jorge Berkowitz
Senior Associate
Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
Robert Blauvelt
Senior Consultant
GEI Consultants
Sue Boyle
Senior Environmental Practice Leader
GEI Consultants
Jeff Cappola
Environmental Lawyer
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer
Robert Crespi
Partner
Wollf & Samson PC
Paul Dritsas
Partner
McCarter & English, LLP
Jeff Entin
Senior Manager
ENVIRON
Amy Greene
President
Amy S. Greene Environmental
Bruce Groves
President
Emilcott Associates, Inc.
Bob Jackson
Project Manager
Equity Environmental Engineering
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
Anthony Savino
Senior Associate
Golder Associates
Amy Soli
Science Director
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Tom Spatafora
Environmental Manager
Posillico Environmental, Inc.
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
Jerome C. Donovan, CPA
Partner
J.H. Cohn LLP
Todd Galante
Shareholder
LeClairRyan
Karen Giannelli, Esq.
Director
Gibbons P.C.
Vincent Grillo
Senior Vice President
Access Capital, Inc.
Ed Imparato
Chief Financial Officer
Not for Profit Sector
Nick Jalowski
Managing Director
Cambridge Financial Services
Scott Lask
President and Chief Investment Officer
Scott Lask Wealth Management Group, LLC
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
Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo
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
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
Jason Fischer
AVP - Commercial Loan Officer
Valley National Bank
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
Bill Diana
Corporate Vice President
The NIA Group LLC A Marsh McLennan Agency, LLC Company
Neil Ekblom
Shareholder
LeClairRyan
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
Brendan Peppard
Vice President, State Government Affairs
United Healthcare
Judy Roman
President
AmeriHealth
Demitri Siegel
Director, State Government Relations
Celgene Corporation
Kenneth Wolf
Dean, College of Science and Health
William Paterson University
Deborah Zastocki
President & CEO
Chilton Hospital
Michael Zollenberg
Vice President, Provider Network Operations
AmeriHealth

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
Roseann Casiere
Managing Director
PS. White Associates, Inc.
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
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.
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

Michael Roesch
President and CEO
Stuyvesant/Green Earth Press
Ed Albright
CFO
Quantum Concepts
Robert Baker
Senior Director, Mahwah Operations
Stryker Orthopaedics
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
Dean DeGhetto
Manager, Environmental Health & Safety
Lamart Corporation
Kenneth Edwards, CPA
Partner
CohnReznick, LLP
Paul Harencak
General Manager
The CLI Group
John Kennedy
CEO
New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program
Ed Knapick
Technical Superintendent
Marcal Manufacturing, LLC
Franco Pietrafesa, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Archer & Greiner, P.C.
Kathi Viola
Director
Quantum Concepts
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
Heidi Minuskin
Counsel
Coughlin Duffy LLP
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
Daniel Baulig
Vice President
Marsh USA, Inc.
Samuel A. Delgado
Vice President, External Affairs
Verizon New Jersey
Blake Ellman
Founder
NetAccess Corporation
Brett Harris, Esq.
Business, Nonprofit and Technology Attorney
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer
George Nikanorov
Marketing Manager (Head of Marketing)
DATA Inc.
Kevin Pianko
CPA, Partner
WeiserMazars, LLP