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Steering Committees

Producing programs to inform and enlighten

The steering committees develop the topics for discussions in each forum 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.

Black Business Network Forum

Corethia V.E. Oates
Portfolio Manager/Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley
Michele Brown
President
IntuAction Consulting
Tammy Felton
Owner
Tammy D. Felton Agency, State Farm
John Herbert, Esq.
Managing Partner
Herbert Law Group
Len Leach
Owner
TeamLogic IT
Deborah Woods
Vice President, Branch Manager
Atlantic Stewardship Bank

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
Bill Daddono
Strategic Account Manager
Heritage Waste Solutions, LLC
Rose DeLorenzo
LSRP
LSRP Consulting LLC
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.
Christopher Hemingway
Senior Consultant
Golder Associates
Bob Jackson
Project Manager
Equity Environmental Engineering
Paula Kaufmann
CIH
Emilcott
Paul Maide
Vice President
Aqua Pro-Tech Laboratories
Dennis Morgan
Senior Project Manager
I.C.E. Service Group
David Morris
Director
Tectonic Engineering & Surveying Consultants
Nicholas Muto
Senior Project Manager
RTP Environmental Associates, Inc.
Don Richardson
President
EWMA
Neil Rivers
Senior Associate/VP
Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
Tom Spatafora
Senior Vice President
Posillico Environmental, Inc.
Michael Sylvester
Executive Vice President
EWMA
Michele Zolezi
Sales Account Supervisor/Environmental Liason
Pure Soil

Family-Owned Business Forum

Dax Strohmeyer
President
Triangle Manufacturing
Salvatore Freda
CFO
Wm H. Brewster Jr., Inc.
Sally Glick
Principal and Chief Growth Strategist
Sobel & Co.
Ira Kaltman
Partner
Beattie Padovano, LLC
Kevin Luing
Chairman
Berkeley College
Cynthia Myer
Owner
Ridgewood Moving Services
Christopher Parillo
Senior Vice President, Client Advisor
U.S. Trust
Gianfranco A. Pietrafesa
Partner
Archer & Greiner
Ron Schornstein
Vice President, Business Development
NeedyMeds
Anthony Valvo
Managing Director, Market Sales Executive
U.S. Trust

Financial & Business Strategies Forum

Todd Galante
Principal
Piro, Zinna, Cifelli, Paris & Genitempo, LLC
Nick Jalowski
Managing Director
Cambridge Financial Services
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
James King, CPA MST
Partner
Tobin & Collins
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
Dan Rosaschi, CLU, ChFC
Partner
Corrado Financial
Anthony Valentino
Managing Director, Northern New Jersey
A Neumann & Associates, LLC

Generation Now: A Young Professionals Organization

Christian Estrellado
Managing Partner
Estro Communications
Steve Estrellado
Managing Partner
Estro Communications
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
Peter Lembesis
Associate
Dunn Lambert LLC
Sean Stein Smith
Assistant Professor
Rutgers University

Golf Committee

Richard Abramson
Partner
Cole Schotz P.C.
Jeffrey Cappola
Shareholder
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.
John Corcoran
Chief Operating Officer
D'Alessandro, Inc.
Todd Galante
Principal
Piro Zinna Cifelli Paris & Genitempo, LLC
Pat White
Principal
P.S. White Associates, Inc.

Healthcare Forum

Michael Maron
President & CEO
Holy Name Medical Center
Susan Barnard
Dean, Health Sciences
Bergen Community College
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
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.
Catherine Yaxley
Vice President, Planning and Government Affairs
Holy Name Medical Center

Human Resources Forum

Geri Kelly
Executive Vice President, HR Officer
Columbia Bank
Karen Carpentieri
Vice President Human Resources
Berkeley College
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
Lucy Sorrentini
Founder & CEO
Impact Consulting, LLC
Beverly Williams
VP, Human Resources/Sr. Associate
Langan

Manufacturing Forum

Paul Harencak
Vice President
LPS Industries, LLC
John Briguglio
Partner
CohnReznick, LLP
Anthony Bucco Sr.
President
Baker Titan Adhesives
Peter Cagiao
President
Accounting Logistics, LLC
Mitch Cahn
President
Unionwear
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
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 Forum

Sally Glick
Principal & Chief Growth Strategist
Sobel & Co. LLC
Mary Che
Vice President of Marketing
Connell Foley
Jeff Kramer
President
Jeff Kramer Associates, Inc.
Beth More
Marketing Manager
Mazars USA LLP
Paul Nyfenger
Owner
GT Marketing

Non-Profit Forum

John Corcoran
Chief Operating Officer
D'Alessandro, Inc.
Cathleen Davey
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Ramapo College of New Jersey
Pamela Ferguson
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
William Paterson University
Sally Glick
Principal & Chief Growth Strategist
Sobel & Company, LLC
Brett Harris, Esq
Shareholder, Business, Nonprofit and Technology Attorney
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, PA
Ted Knapp
Regulatory Compliance/Business Development
AnythingIT, LLC
Andrew Silverstein
Partner
Dorfman, Abrams, Music LLC
Tom Toronto
President
Bergen County's United Way

Real Property Forum

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
Richard McGuinness
Tax Partner
Grassi and Co.
Michael Morris
Senior Project Manager
Langan
John Muscarelle
President
Jos. L. Muscarelle, LLC
Steven Napolitano
Principal
SNS Architects & Engineers
Stephen Novak
Senior Vice President
Lakeland Bank
Linda Percoco
President
Max Title Agency, LLC
Karen Ravensbergen
Assistant Vice President, Director of Internal Resources
Caryl Communications, Inc.
Diane Scriveri
Executive Vice President/Chief Lending Officer
Freedom Bank
Michael Sylvester
Executive Vice President
EWMA
Louis Weiss
CEO
WFM Project & Construction, Inc.

Technology for Business Forum

Kevin Pianko
CPA, Audit Partner
BDO USA, LLP
Evan Berk
Principal
Certus Technologies
David Bernstein
CEO
AnythingIT, LLC
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
Del McLennon
Director of Business Development
Safari Solutions
Jonathan Short
Partner
McCarter & English

Transportation Forum

Anthony Attanasio
Vice President
AECOM
Axel Carrion
Director of Government Affairs
UPS
Christine Cormier
Regional Sales Director
United
Tina Lado
Director of Govt. & Community Affairs
Port Authority of NY & NJ
Ronald Leibman
Partner
Riker Danzig
Steve McElfresh
Campus President
Universal Technical Institute
Jennifer Papantonio
Chief Client Services Officer
Peckar & Abramson
Susan Rosenthal Jay
Business Development Manager
Fornazor
Michele Zolezi
Sales Account Supervisor
Pure Soil

Women in Commerce Forum

Kathleen Alexander
Partner
Sax, LLP
Sally Glick
Principal & Chief Growth Strategist
Sobel & Company LLC
Cindy Myer
Owner/CEO
Ridgewood Moving Services
Dina Opici
President
Opici Family Distributing
Terrie O'Connor
President
Terrie O'Connor Realtors
Dr. Anne Prisco
President
Felician University
Stephanie Schwartz
President
Chilton Medical Center
Tracy Straka
Executive Vice President
Creamer Environmental
Kim Vierheilig
Vice President, Managing Principal
AECOM
Pat White
Principal
P.S. White Associates, Inc.
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