ACG NJ Chapter and Member News!

ACG NJ - In the News!

NJ Tech Weekly:  VOICE In Newark, "Digital Tsunami" In Kingston, James Rhee In West Orange And PitchStop In Princeton.  James Rhee, Chairman/CEO of Ashley Stewart and Founder, FirePine Group, was distinguished guest speaker at ACG NJ's annual Evening of Senior Executive Business Networking Dinner event on July 31st, sharing with us his perspectives on impact investing, money, life and joy and their respective roles in business and personal transformation, all told through the story of the reinvention of Ashley Stewart.  Click here to read full article.



At the April Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) New Jersey meeting called “Large Corporate Connects with Early-Stage Innovators,” startup founders got a glimpse of a real-life interaction between an enterprise like their own and a big company.  Click here to continue reading full article.

Member Spotlight!

ACG NJ Member, Laurel Whitney, CFO and Founder, Push Beverages was honored with the Automated Merchandizer Magazine's Champions of Innovation Readers’ Choice 2019 Award for Cold Beverage Product of the Year – Push Strawberry Soda which joined Push Beverages’ lineup of several fruit-flavored sodas.  Congratulations Laurel and Push Beverages!  Click here for announcement.

ACG NJ - In the News!

Read article in ROI-NJ covering ACG NJ's recent annual Evening of Senior Executive Networking Dinner, July 25, 2018, with guest dinner speaker Don Katz, Founder and CEO, Audible.

ACG NJ Chapter President Sally Glick Awarded ACG's Meritorious Service Award -- Congratulations Sally!

Sally Glick
ACG New Jersey

Sally Glick heads up ACG New Jersey. For the last four years serving as chapter president, she encouraged dozens of new members to join and lead committees, revamped the sponsorship program, and worked closely on the chapter’s signature annual event, the Corporate Growth Conference and Awards. Glick is a principal at the firm Sobel & Co, LLC, where she is responsible for the development and implementation of the firm’s branding, marketing communications and business development strategies.   Click here to view ACG's online announcement.

Thank you to our Long-Time Members!

Each year we formally recognize and thank ACG NJ's long-time members at the February Breakfast meeting, presenting them with a certificate and public acknowledgement.  This morning we hit a milestone and added, along with five year and ten year members, those who have been members of ACG NJ from the onset of 15 years ago.  These are our founding members. 

ACG NJ is happy to share the list of members receiving this recognition, below, and thank them all for their continued support and participation in our chapter and its programs.


Fifteen Year Founding Members:

John Aiello, Giordano Halleran & Ciesla (Board Member)
Tom Basilo, WithumSmith+Brown

Robert Anderson, Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper
Joel Cartun, Business Advisory Services (Board Member)
John Ferro, Grant Thornton
Matthew Finlay, Finlay Parker Holdings (Board Member)
Karen Grexa (Board Member / Committee Member)
George Hansen, Dominick and Dickerman (Board Member / Committee Member)
Allen Kohan, Mast Advisors (Committee Member)
Mark Kuehn, Gibbons Law (Founding Chairman / Board Member / Committee Member)
James Lukenda, Huron Consulting Group (Board Member)
Lou Monari, Aon Risk Solutions (Board Member / Committee Member)
Al Sagarese, Forrestal Consultants International (Committee Member)
Heidi Shore, Grant Thornton (Board Member / Committee Member)
Larry Svoboda, Strategic Response Inc.

Ten Year Members:

Sharon Bromberg, CohnReznick
Brian Buchert, Church & Dwight
Wing Louie, Bank of America
Michael Marcopoto, Venture Development Center
Alan Markowitz, Marcum
Steven Morgenthal, Argosy Private Equity
Cheryl Moss, Friend Skoler (Board Member / Committee Member)
Mark Reisman, Merrill Lynch (Committee Member)
Ivan Trajkovic, Provident Bank
Wayne Wald, Akerman Senterfitt
Jim Weeks, WithumSmith+Brown

Five Year Members:

Craig Bleifer, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Achim Buecklers, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Michael Corridon, CFO
Kimberly Doll, Bank of America (Committee Member)
Steven Dorry, SGS North America Inc.
Barry Eckenthal, Friedman
Philip Goldweitz, Consultant
Dan Hoerig, MR Valuation Consulting
Barbara Kane-Burke   
Jeanine Krattiger, Carl Marks Advisory Group
Curt Lang, M&T Bank
Kevin Maloy, Beecher Carlson
Christopher Martin, TD Bank
Andrew O'Connor, A.J. O'Connor Associates
Blair Robbins, EisnerAmper
I. Jay Safier, Marks Paneth
Maria Sheridan, Morristown Airport, DM Airports
Alan Spierer, UBS
Philip Talkow, Manhatta Welding Company

NJ Tech Weekly:  VOICE In Newark, "Digital Tsunami" In Kingston, James Rhee In West Orange And PitchStop In Princeton.  James Rhee, Chairman/CEO of Ashley Stewart and Founder, FirePine Group, was dist