More than 75 members of the New Jersey chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth celebrated the organization’s founding and long-term members Tuesday morning at its monthly breakfast meeting at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange.
“We are here today to celebrate the launch and success of the New Jersey chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, as well as to acknowledge those whom, as founders of this great organization, have been with us for nearly 15 years,” Sally Glick, president of ACG NJ and principal and chief growth strategist at Sobel & Co., said.
Their names are:
- John Aiello, secretary of ACG NJ and chair of the corporate and securities law practice at Giordano Halleran & Ciesla;
- Robert Anderson, partner at Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper P.C.;
- Joel Cartun, board member of ACG NJ and president of Business Advisory Services;
- John Ferro, partner at Grant Thornton LLP;
- Matthew Finlay, vice president of private equity for ACG NJ and managing director at Finlay Parker Holdings;
- Karen Grexa, vice president of sponsorship for ACG NJ and senior vice president at Key Bank Business Capital;
- George Hansen, vice president of membership for ACG NJ and managing director of Oberon Securities;
- Allen Kohan, committee member for ACG NJ and managing director of Mast Advisors;
- Mark Kuehn, founding chairman of ACG NJ and director of corporate business development at Gibbons Law;
- James Lukenda, treasurer of ACG NJ and managing director of Huron Consulting Group;
- Lou Monari, board member of ACG NJ and senior vice president at Aon Risk Solutions;
- Alfred Sagarese, committee member for ACG NJ and president of Forrestal Consultants International;
- Heidi Shore, vice president of programs for ACG NJ and marketing manager for Grant Thornton LLP;
- Larry Svoboda, president of Strategic Response Inc.
Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth represents more than 14,500 members worldwide and provides strategic growth strategies for nearly 90,000 investors, executives, lenders and advisers in the middle-market.