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A Permanent New Jersey Corporate Tax Hike Would Be a Giant Step Backward

June 28th, 2018 — What Gov. Murphy and the State Legislature call “investments” in our state’s future, New Jersey businesses see as runaway spending and a return to the tax-and-spend politics of the past that once made our economy one of the most non-productive …

Member News — Team Columbia Participates in Annual Veteran’s Tank Pull Competition

June 27th, 2018 — Team Columbia volunteers participated in Clifton’s Ninth Annual Tank Pull Competition to raise funds for local veteran causes, especially wounded warriors.  The bank volunteers were able to physically move an 80,000-pound army tank resting on a flatbed truck over the …

Member News — EWMA Welcomes New Team Members

June 27th, 2018 — EWMA is proud to welcome our newest team members who will support our real estate, remediation and compliance services. Danielle Quinn & Jessica Skowronski Jessica Skowronski, GIS Data Specialist, has more than five years of experience in the environmental field. …

Member News — New Jersey Bankers Association Names New Officers & Board

June 27th, 2018 — The New Jersey Bankers Association has named its officers and board members for the 2018-19 fiscal year, it announced Tuesday. The new officers are: Chairman: William D. Moss, Two River Community Bank; First vice chairman: Thomas J. Kemly, Columbia Bank; Second vice …

Member News — Conversations with Titans of Business and Industry at NJPAC Provide Real-World Teaching and Learning Opportunity for Berkeley College Students

June 27th, 2018 — Berkeley College students attended two events at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, NJ, that provided a window to the rise of titans of business and industry, including John Strangfeld, CEO of Prudential Financial, Inc., Ken Langone …

Member News — Integrative Health & Medicine Program Announces Opening of Satellite Office at Raritan Bay Medical Center – Old Bridge

June 27th, 2018 — Hackensack Meridian Health’s Integrative Health & Medicine program is pleased to announce it is opening a new location at Raritan Bay Medical Center – Old Bridge today. The new center, an expansion of the Integrative Health & Medicine program the …

Member News — Lakeland Bank Announces Buyers Advantage Subsidy Program

June 25th, 2018 — Lakeland Bank is pleased to announce the implementation of its Buyers Advantage Subsidy program in connection with American Housing Month. The purpose of the program is to provide eligible participants with up to $5,000 for assistance with the down payment …

Member News — Riker Danzig Attorney Selected as Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program VIP for June

June 25th, 2018 — Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP is pleased to announce that the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program (“TVC”), a Washington D.C.-based non-profit assisting veterans with their appeals before the Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims, selected associate Joshua Carmel …

Member News — Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Participates in United Way Day of Action

June 25th, 2018 — The Marketing and Recruitment Departments of law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., participated in the annual, national United Way Day of Action.  As part of NM&M Cares, the group joined the United Way of Northern New Jersey at the …

Member News — Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC Featured On NJ.Com

June 25th, 2018 — Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, Member, Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC., was featured on various personal finance portals. In the article, ‘Will I owe taxes if I consolidate my non-IRA accounts?’ Karu states, “The only time that tax is recognized from …

Member News — Lakeland Bank Announces Grant Programs

June 25th, 2018 — Lakeland Bank is pleased to announce its newly established non-competitive grant programs for 2018. The purpose of the Housing Impact Grant Program and Community Impact Grant Program is to address specific community-focused initiatives and invest in eligible high-performing nonprofit organizations …

Taxing Job Creators is Not the Way to Fix New Jersey’s Fiscal Woes

June 25th, 2018 — New Jersey is entering a budget showdown for yet another year. And while the Legislature and Governor Murphy debate whether it will be a steep increase on the corporate business tax or a big hike on the income tax for …

Member News — Rick Thigpen Promoted To PSEG Senior Vice President-Corporate Citizenship

June 25th, 2018 — Rick Thigpen, vice president – state governmental affairs for PSEG, has been promoted to senior vice president – corporate citizenship.  He will report directly to Ralph Izzo, chairman, president and CEO, PSEG.  In this new position, Thigpen will continue to …

Member News — Riker Danzig Welcomed Dr. Patti Ippoliti as Guest Speaker at 2018 Women in Leadership Event

June 22nd, 2018 — Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP welcomed Dr. Patti Ippoliti as the featured speaker at its annual Women in Leadership Reception on June 20, 2018. Dr. Patti spoke on “The Power of Unconscious Bias: how unconscious bias influences our …

Member News — The Joint Commission Certifies Hackensack University Medical Center’s Parkinson’s Disease Program

June 22nd, 2018 — Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has earned Joint Commission certification for its Parkinson’s Disease program, achieving distinction as the only Parkinson’s Disease acute care program in the country. “I want to commend …

Member News — Investors Bank Presents $125,000 Leadership Gift to CCM to Support Cyber Security

June 22nd, 2018 — County College of Morris (CCM) recently received a $125,000 gift from Investors Foundation, which supports the communities served by Investors Bank, as part of the college’s “Forward” campaign, to support CCM’s role as a leader in cyber security. The gift …

Member News — Back to School for LAN Associates

June 22nd, 2018 — The official start of summer is here, and while that may mean students and teachers are enjoying their time off, construction officials and the LAN design team are just getting started on what will be a big-time homework assignment. This …

CIANJ Urges Compromise Over the Proposed State Budget

June 22nd, 2018 — Yesterday, New Jersey Senate and Assembly approved a $36.5 billion budget. This proposed budget does not include several of the proposed initiatives by Governor Murphy. The Governor promised to veto the Legislature’s budget, setting up a potential government shutdown. Earlier this week, …

Member News — Dewberry Holds Boy Scout Survey Merit Badge Day

June 21st, 2018 — Dewberry’s Mount Laurel, New Jersey, office hosted its fourth annual survey merit badge day on June 3, 2018, for local members of the Boy Scouts of America. This is the fifth time employees across the company have organized the required …

Member News — Promotions Announced at Levine Jacobs & Co.

June 21st, 2018 — (Captioned left to right) Kevin Kanouse, Charles Mitros, Nicole Herlinsky Kevin Kanouse, CPA, Charles Mitros, and Nicole Herlinsky were recently promoted to Supervisors. Their new responsibilities are to oversee, guide and train accounting staff, provide the firm leadership with innovative …

Member News — CarePoint Health Wins NJ Biz Healthcare Heroes Award for Innovation

June 21st, 2018 — CarePoint Health has been named the winner of the NJ Biz Healthcare Heroes Award for Innovation. The award was presented Tuesday to Chief Operating Officer Peter Daniels at a ceremony held at the Somerset Palace in Somerset, New Jersey. The …

Member News — New Jersey Library Association Honors Berkeley College Director of Research and Instructional Services

June 21st, 2018 — The New Jersey Library Association College and University Section/Association of College and Research Libraries, New Jersey Chapter (NJLA-CUS/ACRL-NJ) recognized Amanda Piekart, Director, Research and Instructional Services, Berkeley College, with the 2018 Distinguished Service Award during its conference on June 1, …

Member News — Hackensack Meridian Health Named PeopleSoft Innovator by Oracle

June 21st, 2018 — Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest most comprehensive and integrated health network, is pleased to announce it received the PeopleSoft Innovator Award from Oracle, a leading global computer technology corporation, for its outstanding work leveraging PeopleSoft Test Framework. The award …

Member News — Tackle Kids Cancer Receives Generous Donation from Student Ambassador

June 21st, 2018 — The Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce that Tackle Kids Cancer, a philanthropic program benefitting the Children’s Cancer Institute at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center, received a generous donation in the amount of $2,441 from …

Member News — SAX Wealth Advisors Named to 2018 Wealth Magnets Rankings of the Top 150 Firms by AUM

June 21st, 2018 — SAX Wealth Advisors a registered investment advisory firm and financial planning subsidiary of accounting, tax and advisory firm, Sax LLP, is proud to announce their inclusion on Accounting Today’s 12th annual “Wealth Magnets” list, comprised of the Top 150 CPA …

Member News — Celgene Corporation Announces Appointment of Jonathan Biller as Executive Vice President and General Counsel

June 21st, 2018 — Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced the appointment of Jonathan Biller as Executive Vice President and General Counsel effective July 3, 2018. Mr. Biller will be responsible for global legal strategy and will serve on the company’s Executive Committee. Mr. Biller will succeed Gerald F. Masoudi, Celgene’s Executive Vice President and …

Member News — The Holy Name Institute for Wound Healing Opens in Teaneck

June 20th, 2018 — Chronic wounds affect 6.7 million people in the United States and the incidence is expected to rise at a rate of two percent annually over the next decade. In response to the increasing demand, Holy Name Medical Center today announced …

Member News — Columbia Bank Opens New Branch in Westfield

June 20th, 2018 — Thomas J. Kemly, President and CEO of Columbia Bank, is pleased to announce the grand opening of their 49th branch location in New Jersey.  The new full-service branch, managed by Antonella Minardo, is located at 251 North Avenue West in …

Member News — Following Successful Renovation, Denholtz Associates Signs Leases for Over 16,000 Square Feet at its Bernardsville, N.J. Office Building

June 20th, 2018 — Denholtz Associates, a privately held, fully integrated real estate development, investment and management company, announces six office space leases totaling 16,814 square feet at the firm’s newly renovated office building at 150 Morristown Road in Bernardsville, New Jersey. Denholtz Associates …

Member News — LG Electronics Englewood Cliffs Celebrates 2018 LG Global Volunteer Day in Recognition of United Nations World Environment Day

June 20th, 2018 — Scores of employees from LG Electronics in Englewood Cliffs commemorated UN World Environment Day with the Palisades Interstate Park Commission along the Englewood Cliffs Boat Basin area. Employees cleaned and maintained trails from the Boat Basin Beach area, the team …

Member News — Henrietta Fuchs and Catherine Syslo Honored as NJCPA Volunteer Award Recipients

June 20th, 2018 — Henrietta Fuchs and Catherine Syslo of CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, were chosen as recipients of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (NJCPA) Volunteer Award. The list of …

Member News — Rita Aquilio Reappointed Co-Chair of American Bar Association Section of Litigation Family Law Litigation Committee

June 20th, 2018 — Rita M. Aquilio, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been reappointed as Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation Family Law Litigation Committee.  She has previously been recognized as Outstanding Subcommittee Chair for …

Member News — Hackensack Meridian Rewards Bergen County High Schools for Seatbelt Usage in 15th Annual High School Traffic Safety Challenge

June 20th, 2018 — The Trauma/Surgical Critical Care and Injury Prevention Section of the Department of Surgery at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center recently hosted the 15th Annual “High School Traffic Safety Challenge” seatbelt program awards ceremony. Student representatives and teachers from …

Member News — Riker Danzig Announces the NJ Supreme Court Declines to Revisit TCCWNA Decision

June 20th, 2018 — Morristown-based law firm Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP announced that the New Jersey Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal by plaintiffs against its client Lumber Liquidators in a putative class action alleging violations of the state’s …

Member News — CSG Law’s Toft Appointed to NJCC’s Executive Committee, Environmental Lead

June 18th, 2018 — Dennis Toft, Chair of Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi’s (“CSG”) Environmental Group, has been appointed as a member of and environmental lead for the Executive Committee of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce (the “Chamber”). In this role, Toft will help …

Member News — The DAK Group Hires Eva Cannon To Meet Middle-Market M&A Growth

June 18th, 2018 — The DAK Group, a middle market investment bank specializing in mergers, acquisitions, business sales, and other strategic advisory services for middle market business owners, is pleased to announce that Eva Cannon has joined as the Vice President of Investment Banking. …

Member News — Cullen and Dykman Welcomes Andrew McNally to the Firm

June 15th, 2018 — Cullen and Dykman LLP welcomes Andrew McNally, a Partner in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights group. Andrew McNally has over 12 years of experience in both government and private practice. Most recently, Andrew served as Senior Deputy Chief Counsel …

Member News — Chris Napoli Plans to Give Back by Racing in the 2XU New York City Triathlon to Support Tackle Kids Cancer

June 15th, 2018 — Four years after his cancer diagnosis, 24-year old Chris Napoli is registered to race in the 2XU New York City Triathlon on July 1 to support Tackle Kids Cancer, a philanthropic initiative of the Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical …

Member News — Columbia Bank “Teams Up” with the Bayshore Lunch Program

June 15th, 2018 — This volunteer crew of Columbia Bank employees recently teamed up with The Bayshore Lunch Program in Keyport to serve nourishing meals to needy residents. Columbia Bank is a regular supporter of local food banks and feed-the-hungry programs throughout New Jersey …

Member News — GRM Enhance HRIS Solutions with Enterprise Content Management Capabilities

June 15th, 2018 — GRM, a leader in enterprise content management, has introduced an Employee Content Management offering that integrates seamlessly with clients’ existing HRIS systems. The GRM solution captures structured and unstructured data and in combination with the existing HRIS/HCM system, provides a …

Member News — Hackensack Meridian Health Joins the NBC4 Telemundo 47 Health & Fitness Expo for a Sixth Year

June 15th, 2018 — Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, is proud to be part of the NBC4 Telemundo 47 Health & Fitness Expo. “We are delighted to once again join with our partners at NBC4 Telemundo 47 for …

Member News — Keith Ludwig Elected as Board President for Society of American Military Engineers, Philadelphia Post

June 14th, 2018 — Keith Ludwig, PLS, has been elected president of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), Philadelphia post.  Ludwig has been an active member of the Philadelphia SAME post for more than 12 years and has served on the board of …

Member News — Hackensack Meridian Health Funds Key Innovation to Improve Health Care in New Jersey

June 14th, 2018 — Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s most comprehensive and integrated health care network, is pleased to announce that it has invested in a medical hub for the home. Pillo, an intelligent health care companion, empowers patients to better manage their health …

Member News — New Jersey Society of CPAs Names 39 Volunteer Award Winners

June 14th, 2018 — The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) today announced the winners of its Volunteer Award at its 2018 Annual Convention and Expo at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City. Thirty-nine individuals received the newly-created award, …

CIANJ Opposes Higher Taxes on New Jersey Businesses

June 14th, 2018 — Every June brings uncertainty to Trenton as we wait to see how the budget will be balanced. The battle is always whether there will be cuts to spending or increases to taxes and fees.  Depending on your views and experience, …

Member News — Atlantic Stewardship Bank Celebrates Customer Appreciation Month

June 12th, 2018 — Atlantic Stewardship Bank celebrates its customers each year during the month of June to express its gratitude and to show customers how important their banking relationship is to the bank. “Our customers are so very special to us that it …

Member News — Team Columbia Volunteers Help Laurelwood Arboretum

June 12th, 2018 — This volunteer crew of Columbia Bank employees recently took part in “community work day” at The Laurelwood Arboretum, a 30-acre botanical preserve in Wayne featuring woodland trails, gardens, ponds, streams, plants and trees.  The Team Columbia volunteers completed various outdoor …

Member News — Atlantic Stewardship Bank Sponsors New Jersey Men Who Launched That’s My Dad Movement to Address Fatherlessness

June 12th, 2018 — “One of the greatest challenges faced by our state, and our nation, is fatherlessness in the home. The one common denominator of many of society’s ills‐‐ human trafficking, rape, murder, alcoholism, teen suicide, and incarceration‐‐ can be traced to absentee …

Member News — Sobel & Co. Valuation Practice and EAC Valuations LLC Merge

June 12th, 2018 — “We are pleased to announce that EAC Valuations PA has joined the Sobel & Co. Valuation Practice to create Sobel Valuations LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sobel & Co.,” said Alan Sobel, Managing Member of the firm. “From the first …

Member News — Thomas Lan Joins Friedman LLP as Audit Partner

June 12th, 2018 — Friedman LLP is pleased to announce that Thomas Lan has joined the firm’s New York office as an Audit Partner. Thomas Lan is a partner at Friedman LLP with over 15 years of public and private accounting experience. He provides …

Member News — NJIT Announces New Jersey’s First Undergraduate Forensic Science Program

June 12th, 2018 — This fall, NJIT has announced it will launch its highly anticipated Forensic Science Bachelor of Science degree program — a unique program designed for undergraduate students interested in the rapidly expanding fields of forensic science and crime scene investigation. The …

Member News — Verizon Announces CEO Succession Plan

June 8th, 2018 — Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Hans E. Vestberg, Executive Vice President and President of Global Networks and Chief Technology Officer, to succeed Lowell C. McAdam as CEO, effective August 1, …

Member News — CohnReznick’s Atit Shah Named to NJCPA 2018-2019 Emerging Leaders Council

June 7th, 2018 — Atit Shah, CPA, an audit manager at CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, was named to the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (NJCPA) Emerging Leaders Council for 2018-2019. His …

Member News — Norman E. Burroughs, Jr. Appointed to Vice President/Commercial Lender at Atlantic Stewardship Bank

June 7th, 2018 — Paul Van Ostenbridge, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Stewardship Bank, announced the appointment of Norman Burroughs to Vice President/Commercial Lender of ASB’s Morristown Office located at 43 S. Park Place, Morristown NJ, 07960. Mr. Burroughs, a resident of …

Member News — Columbia Bank “Teams Up” Twice With Paterson Habitat for Humanity

June 7th, 2018 — Two volunteer crews of Columbia Bank employees recently took part in Paterson Habitat for Humanity “Corporate Challenge” to renovate an affordable living home within the Greater Paterson area.  The Team Columbia volunteers completed various painting and landscaping assignments, providing the …

Member News — Mary Campbell Named New Director of Business Development for New Jersey American Water

June 6th, 2018 — New Jersey American Water today announced that Mary Campbell has been named director of Business Development. In this role, Campbell will lead the strategic growth plan for New Jersey American Water and the other three states in American Water’s Eastern …

Member News — Goya Foods becomes NJPAC’s Official Sponsor of Latin Programming and Education

June 6th, 2018 — New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), the country’s most diverse urban arts center, has designated Goya Foods, Inc., the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the U.S., as its Official Sponsor of Latin Programming and Education in an agreement to advance …

Member News — Hackensack University Medical Center Holds 28th Annual Medical and Dental Staff Scholarship Awards Ceremony

June 6th, 2018 — The Medical and Dental Staff at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center recently held the 28th Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony.  The scholarships are awarded to hospital team members and their dependents. This year, 10 individuals each received scholarships in …

Member News — Berkeley College Students in Entrepreneurship Course Discover Small Business Administration Resources in Newark

June 6th, 2018 — Berkeley College students enrolled in an Entrepreneurship course taught by Professor Lou Piermatteo, DM, Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business® (standing, far right), toured the Small Business Administration (SBA) in Newark, NJ, on May 21, 2018. Students learned how …

Member News — Berkeley College Community Service Week Contributes 1,800 Volunteer Hours to Community Organizations

June 5th, 2018 — Berkeley College faculty, staff, alumni and students recently contributed 1,800 hands-on volunteer hours to 50 organizations in New Jersey and New York during the College’s annual Community Service Week. Now in its ninth year, the volunteer initiative aligns with the …

Member News — NAI James E. Hanson Promotes Russell J. Verducci to Vice President

June 5th, 2018 — NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based full service commercial real estate firm, has announced the promotion of Russell J. Verducci to Vice President. Verducci specializes in industrial transactions in the northern New Jersey marketplace with a focus on …

Member News — Elie Honig, Former AUSA, Southern District of New York & Former Director of New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, Joins Lowenstein Sandler

June 5th, 2018 — Lowenstein Sandler announced today that Elie Honig, former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and most recently Director of the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, has joined the firm as special counsel in the White Collar Criminal …

Member News — American Water Completes Acquisition of Pivotal Home Solutions

June 5th, 2018 — American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Pivotal Home Solutions from Southern Company Gas, a subsidiary of Southern Company, for $363.7 million in cash, including estimated working …

Member News — Janice V. Arellano Elected to APALA-NJ Board of Directors

June 4th, 2018 — Janice V. Arellano, an Associate with law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been elected to the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey (APALA-NJ) Board of Directors for 2018-2019.   She was installed at the association’s 21st Annual …

Member News — The DAK Group Announces Sale of American Van Equipment to Safe Fleet

June 4th, 2018 — The DAK Group, a leading investment bank specializing in middle-market mergers and acquisitions worldwide, announces the sale of its client American Van Equipment, headquartered in Lakewood, NJ to Safe Fleet of Belton, MO. The DAK Group served as the exclusive …

Member News — Sarah Krom Becomes President of New Jersey Society of CPAs for 2018/19; Youngest to Hold Office

June 4th, 2018 — Sarah Krom, CPA, managing partner, SKC and Co., CPAs, LLC of Boonton Township, New Jersey, has become the president of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) for the 2018/19 term. She is the youngest to hold the …

Member News — Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes 54 McCarter & English Attorneys and 16 Practice Areas

June 4th, 2018 — McCarter & English is pleased to announce that 54 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized by the Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2018 guide, considered the premier survey of law firms nationwide. Chambers USA also recognized 16 …

Member News — AECOM Names Vierheilig Vice President, Managing Principal

June 4th, 2018 — Global consulting and infrastructure firm AECOM has announced the hiring of a new vice president and managing principal in New Jersey. Kim Vierheilig The firm, which has several offices in the state, said Friday that Kim Vierheilig has joined the …

Member News — Wells Fargo Awards $300,000 in Grants for Veteran Housing Efforts Including a Grant to New Jersey Organization

June 4th, 2018 — The Wells Fargo Housing Foundation today announced that its third annual VeteranWINS ® grant program will donate $300,000 across nine nonprofits to address sustainable housing for military veterans. Awarded through a competitive application process, VeteranWINS grants support community-based nonprofits focused on addressing veteran homelessness, …

Member News — HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants Launches Multiple Sclerosis Wellness Program in Partnership with Hackensack University Medical Center Neuroscience Institute

June 4th, 2018 — HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants launches Multiple Sclerosis Wellness Program in partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center Neuroscience Institute. The personalized, evidenced-based exercise program is designed to help people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) …

Member News — Columbia Bank Receives Bauer’s 5-Star “Superior” Rating

June 4th, 2018 — Thomas J. Kemly, President and CEO of Columbia Bank, is pleased to announce that the bank has again been awarded a 5-Star (“Superior”) Rating from Bauer Financial, Inc., an independent bank rating company.  Bauer’s 5-Star Rating, their highest performance ranking, …

Member News — David Roberts to Present Anatomy of a Business Divorce

June 4th, 2018 — David C. Roberts, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., will co-present “Anatomy of a Corporate/Business Divorce” with Hubert Klein of EisnerAmper, LLP, on Thursday, June 21, at the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) …

Member News — Cole Schotz Advised Delos Capital on Majority Investment in US Fitness

June 4th, 2018 — Cole Schotz P.C. represented Delos Capital in its majority investment in US Fitness, the leading operator of high amenity, high value health and fitness clubs across the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast United States. HRS Management, the family office of Apollo Management co-founder …

Member News — Celgene Corporation Announces Hiring of David V. Elkins as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Appointment of Peter N. Kellogg to Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Strategy Officer

June 4th, 2018 — Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced the hiring of David V. Elkins as Executive Vice President (EVP), Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Elkins will join Celgene on July 1, 2018, and become CFO effective August 1, 2018. Mr. Elkins will succeed current CFO Peter N. Kellogg, who will become Celgene’s EVP, …

Food Manufacturing is Booming in Bergen County

June 1st, 2018 — Did that headline surprise you? The most populous county in the state with just under a million residents is also a hot-bed of food manufacturing with more than 140 companies employing about 5,000 people. Why Bergen County? Location, location, location …

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