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Member News – HackensackUMC

May 29th, 2015 — On June 5, graduates of the Pablove Foundation’s Pablove Shutterbugs photography program at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center will display their works of art in a gallery show at Bergen Community College from 5 …

Member News – CohnReznick LLP

May 29th, 2015 — CohnReznick LLP, one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the U.S., announced that its partnership has elected Frank P. Longobardi, a valued, longtime CohnReznick executive, to serve as the Firm’s next Chief Executive Officer. Longobardi will take …

Member News – TD Bank

May 29th, 2015 — TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has named Marian Ekladious as Assistant Vice President, Store Manager of the Secaucus store at 1262 Paterson Plank Road in Secaucus, N.J. She is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing …

Member News – NJIT

May 29th, 2015 — New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) conferred 3,931 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees today at the 99th commencement exercises at the Prudential Center in Newark, bringing the total amount of degrees awarded by the university to more than 77,000. The …

Member News – Holy Name Medical Center

May 29th, 2015 — Michael Maron, President and CEO of Holy Name Medical Center, has been honored with the 2015 New Jersey Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) for his ongoing contribution in the field of health care both …

So What is the April Surprise?

May 29th, 2015 — Anyone who follows State Budget discussions in Trenton has heard the phrase “April Surprise”.  Each February, the Governor proposes a State Budget based on revenue projections from the various taxes and fees collected throughout the year.  The top tax in …

Member News – Valley National Bank

May 22nd, 2015 — Valley National Bank Participates in Paterson Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build Week.  On May 8th, Dianne Grenz, Executive Vice President, Director of Sales, Shareholder and Public Relations, Patricia Davino, Wayne Territory Sales Manager, and Houry Karaguezian, Ridgewood Territory Sales Manager, …

Member News – Berkeley College

May 22nd, 2015 — For the second consecutive year, Berkeley College has been ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans by S. News & World Report. Berkeley College was one of 10 colleges in New York and one of two in New …

Member News – Inserra Supermarkets

May 22nd, 2015 — The new ShopRite of Wallington opened its doors, welcoming its first customers earlier this week. The modern, 60,000-square-foot grocery store is the 22nd store in the respected, family-owned Inserra Supermarkets chain. It is located in the Wallington Plaza Shopping Center …

Member News- HackensackUMC

May 22nd, 2015 — HackensackUMC is pleased to announce it is ranked as one of only five highest-performing hospitals in the nation and the only one in the New York metropolitan area ranking in two S. News & World Report lists—ranking among the top …

Panasonic’s CEO Meets With CIANJ Members

May 22nd, 2015 — In an intimate setting at the Upper Montclair Country Club earlier this week, Joseph Taylor, Chairman and CEO of Panasonic Corporation North America, met with CIANJ business leaders to discuss new products, innovations and why the company chose to remain …

Member News – Summit Drilling

May 15th, 2015 — Summit Drilling, an industry leading environmental drilling and remedial injection services company, announced that Tory Donnelly, the company’s Executive Vice President & COO, has been named President.  This planned move signals another significant step forward in Summit’s strategic growth according …

Member News – Hunter Group CPA

May 15th, 2015 — Hunter Group CPA LLC Supervisor Sophia Thomas put together a team of colleagues, family and friends to help her with a cause that is near to her heart. The team of accountants fundraised and participated in the March for Babies …

Member News – Mack-Cali Realty Corporation

May 15th, 2015 — Mack-Cali Realty Corporation announced that its class A office properties at Harborside Plaza 2 and 101 Hudson Street on the Jersey City Waterfront have achieved best-in-class Platinum-level Wired Certification by WiredScore for their technological superiority. These properties mark the first …

Member News – Dewberry

May 15th, 2015 — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has hired Joseph Fishinger, Jr., PE, PP, PTOE, as a project manager and senior traffic engineer in the firm’s Mount Laurel, New Jersey, office. In this new capacity, he will be responsible for …

Member News- Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti

May 15th, 2015 — For 11 years, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP has been the title sponsor of the Riker Danzig Newport 10,000. This year the race took place on Saturday, May 2nd at Newport, on the Jersey City Hudson River waterfront.  …

New Jersey’s Labor Market – By The Numbers

May 15th, 2015 — New Jersey’s manufacturing sector saw the largest job growth in March when compared to other sectors. The sector added 2,800 new jobs while the transportation and utilities sector lost 4,600 jobs. More than 242,000 individuals work in the manufacturing sector …

Member News-TAPinto.net

May 8th, 2015 — TAPinto.net, the network of more than thirty all-online local newspapers, had more than 3.6M absolute unique users visit the site between May 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015, an increase of over 75% from the 2.0M absolute unique users who …

Member News-Estro Communications

May 8th, 2015 — As a first generation Filipino-American, building a business has always been an uphill battle. Christian Estrellado’s parents immigrated to America with very little money; they came here with the hopes of building a better future for my brother, Christian, and …

Member News- HackensackUMC

May 8th, 2015 — Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that Yukiko Kimura, M.D., chief of Pediatric Rheumatology at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, and her team have been awarded $2.8 million in funding by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) …

Member News-New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII)

May 8th, 2015 — The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state’s science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced the appointment of Thomas E. Motyka as Senior Executive …

Member News-Premier Risk Management

May 8th, 2015 — Embarking upon an era of expansion of hospitality advisory services AETHOS Consulting Group, renowned specialists in advisory and executive search for C-Suite positions in the lodging, gaming, and restaurant arenas, has now secured a strategic partnership with a leading risk …

Member News-Tulfra Real Estate

May 8th, 2015 — Tulfra Real Estate added 65 Industrial Street South in Clifton—the former Glaxo SmithKline building—to its growing portfolio. The Rochelle Park, NJ-based industrial real estate management and development company has teamed with Morristown, NJ-based Hampshire Companies to acquire the 202,000-square-foot asset, …

Legislation Allowing for Substitution of Prescriptions Advances

May 8th, 2015 — The Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee cleared legislation which would allow for substitutions of certain biological products.  Also known as the “biosimilar” bill, A-2477, found here, allows pharmacists to substitute biological products provided the substitute has been determined to …

2015 Best Practices Submissions

May 7th, 2015 — CIANJ’s Flagship publication, COMMERCE Magazine, is seeking leadership best practices from your company’s President, CEO or Managing Partner for its 2015-2016 Annual Best Practices Guide.  The entries will be considered for a prestigious award and publication in our fall 2015 …

EBC Spring Conference 5/6/2015 Meeting Materials

May 4th, 2015 — Click here to view all speaker bios, in the order they appear on the agenda. Click here to view the presentations, in the order they appear on the agenda.

Member News – LeClairRyan

May 1st, 2015 — LeClairRyan is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized as one of the 100 best law firms for female attorneys in Law360’s inaugural ranking. The rankings stem from the results of Law360’s survey of 308 U.S. firms, or …

Member News – Holy Name Medical Center

May 1st, 2015 — Holy Name Medical Center was honored with an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), in its Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under …

Member News – WeiserMazars

May 1st, 2015 — WeiserMazars LLP, the independent U.S. member firm of Mazars Group, is pleased to announce that Roever Broenner Susat has joined Mazars as a member firm in Germany.  The addition positions Mazars as one of the Top 10 audit, accounting, tax, …

Member News – The Hunter Group

May 1st, 2015 — George S. Charne, CPA, Bergen County resident, and a principal in charge of employee benefits audit services for Hunter Group CPA LLC, was recently elected as treasurer of the Bergen County Workforce Investment Board. He also serves on the Executive …

Member News – Goya Foods

May 1st, 2015 — Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, opens a new state of the art and sustainable corporate headquarters in New Jersey as part of a $500 million global expansion over the past 10 years.   The official …

CIANJ Participates In Smarter Fuel Coalition Meetings

May 1st, 2015 — In it’s continuing efforts to oppose government mandates that impede free market trade, CIANJ joined other business groups and stakeholders in Washington DC this week to oppose the Renewable Fuel Standard, better known as RFS.  In 2005, Congress passed legislation …

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