Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based on news releases, edited for content, clarity and style.
George Abraham, Inkbench
Inkbench Inc. announced that George Abraham has joined the company as CEO. He had been serving as a startup consultant to the enterprise Software-as-a-Service company since the summer of 2018.
“George is a proven entrepreneur and has done an outstanding job scaling a variety of emerging companies,” said Steve Goodman, Inkbench founder and chief product officer. “As a consultant to Inkbench, George has been instrumental to bringing Inkbench to market, and his decision to join us as CEO is both a strong vote of confidence in the Inkbench platform and a tremendous opportunity to build on the success we’ve already achieved.”
The Inkbench platform allows enterprise business communicators and marketers to confidently and efficiently create, collaborate on, control and distribute on-brand visual communications materials throughout their organizations. The system marries a curated digital asset management system with a sophisticated and easy-to-use design canvas that is enforces visual identity and brand standards.
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Visiting Nurse Association Health Group is pleased to announce that two of its hospice and palliative physicians, Dr. Shira Goldberg of Highland Park and Dr. Vikranta Sharma of Cranbury, recently earned the designation Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The academy is the professional organization for physicians who care for patients with serious illness.
Goldberg is the medical director for hospice and palliative medicine at Monmouth Medical Center and VNAHG, and received her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. She is also board certified in Internal and Geriatric Medicine. Currently serving as the medical director for hospice and palliative medicine at CentraState Medical Center and VNAHG, Sharma earned her medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College in India.
Goldberg and Sharma will receive the fellow designation at the Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care in March in San Diego, joined by over 3,000 colleagues working in the field of hospice and palliative care.
John Gillooly, Integra Realty Resources
Integra Realty Resources, one of North America’s largest independent commercial real estate valuation and consulting firms, announced John Gillooly, has rejoined the company as director of its IRR-Northern New Jersey office.
Gillooly, a seasoned commercial real estate industry veteran who has served the New Jersey marketplace for nearly three decades, will work alongside IRR-Northern New Jersey Senior Managing Director Paul T. Beisser and Managing Director Arthur A. Linfante to further expand the company’s consulting and litigation services. He joins colleagues Elizabeth Cregan and Michael Cherello, who also recently rejoined Integra’s Northern New Jersey office.
“John is a great addition to our team, and we are happy to have him,” said Beisser. “Over the past 30 years, he’s built strong relationships with his clients and colleagues, earned an enviable reputation for his integrity and professionalism, and become one of the foremost Right of Way experts in the state. He will certainly be an asset as we continue to grow our book of business.”
Daniel Lehman, Integrated Business Systems
Commercial real estate technology firm Integrated Business Systems has announced the appointment of Daniel Lehman as vice president of sales and marketing. The industry veteran brings more than two decades of construction and property management tech experience to the Totowa-based company.
According to Michael Mullin, IBS president, this executive-level addition ties to increased opportunities and stepped-up demand for real estate technology solutions that enhance productivity and profit margins.
“This is an exciting time in the commercial real estate tech arena,” Mullin said. “Today’s robust, cloud-based applications are targeting industry-specific needs — bringing mobility and transparency to construction and property management enterprise accounting, and easing historic ‘pain points’ like effective office/field communication, project estimating and time reporting. With the increasing influence of a tech-savvy generation in C-suite decision-making, there exists extraordinary potential for established companies like IBS.”
Heather Tenuto, Zift Solutions
Enterprise Channel Management Leader Zift Solutions has appointed channel sales leader Heather Tenuto as chief revenue officer. Tenuto brings more than 20 years of experience helping business-to-business, business-to-consumer, and Software-as-a-Service providers accelerate global growth and revenue through both direct sales and channel partnerships to Zift.
“Heather brings proven experience in building global businesses, improving sales performance in emerging markets, and driving record growth to Zift,” said Gordon Rapkin, CEO of Zift Solutions. “We are excited to welcome her to the Zift executive leadership team.”
In her new role as CRO, Tenuto will be responsible for optimizing sales strategy and execution while working closely with the other members of the Zift Solutions executive team to drive continued growth within current and new vertical markets across the globe.
Kelsey Tweedly, CMA
CMA, a full-service communications, marketing and association management firm, announced it has promoted Kelsey Tweedly to brand experience manager.
In this role, Tweedly will be responsible for internal and external communications for CMA to manage brand experience and ensure cohesive branding across all marketing channels.
Tweedly will direct the firm’s corporate culture and CMA Cares programs, develop an employee advocacy campaign, work with senior management to enhance company functions, as well as expand and oversee the intern program. In addition, partner with directors to improve communication processes, along with being part of the onboarding process for new hires and company acquisitions.
Dr. Anthony Wehbe, Jefferson Primary and Specialty Care
Dr. Anthony Wehbe, who has served as Jefferson Health New Jersey’s chief population health executive since February 2016, has been named senior vice president, physician executive of Jefferson Primary and Specialty Care in New Jersey.
Wehbe, a board-certified internal medicine physician, has been a member of the Jefferson Health New Jersey Medical Staff since 2012 (then Kennedy Health). He oversaw Jefferson’s hospital-based Hospitalist and Perioperative Medicine programs in New Jersey, before being promoted to chief population health executive. In that role, he led New Jersey operations of Jefferson Primary and Specialty Care; Jefferson Family Health Services; Jefferson Home Health Care; and Jefferson Health Care Center, a long-term care facility and subacute rehabilitation center. He also helped create and has led Jefferson’s Integrated Care Management, ensuring patients receive the appropriate and most efficient care throughout their course of treatment.
As part of Wehbe’s expanded role, he will collaborate with fellow Jefferson leaders to focus on attaining positive clinical outcomes; enhancing patient experience; and reducing health care cost; as well as population health endeavors, a model that focuses on keeping patients healthy, while providing quality, affordable care in the proper setting.
Willem Blindenbach, AdvanSix
AdvanSix announced Willem “Wim” Blindenbach has joined the company as vice president, integrated supply chain. He will have responsibility for safe, stable and sustainable operations across three manufacturing facilities, while advancing the company’s strategic priorities with operational efficiency and robust safety performance. Blindenbach will report directly to Erin N. Kane, CEO and president of AdvanSix.
“We are thrilled to welcome Wim to AdvanSix. He comes on board as we continue to focus on safety, operational excellence and executing our strategy, while positioning the company for long-term growth,” Kane said. “I’m confident Wim will help us build on our advantaged foundation and contribute to the company’s success and empowered culture.”
Michael Castine, ZRG
ZRG, the fastest-growing global executive search firm, announced the addition of Michael Castine to its Financial Services practice.
Castine brings 30 years of executive search experience to the firm. Previously, he was the co-head of Spencer Stuart’s Global Financial Services Practice and chairman of Korn Ferry’s Global Asset and Wealth Management practice.
Kenneth Morgan, BCSJ
Morgan Law LLC, a boutique South Jersey law firm with a concentration in the areas of transactional real estate and business counseling, is pleased to announce Principal Kenneth Morgan has been appointed to the Businesses Committed to South Jersey board of directors. An active member of BCSJ for more than 10 years, he is a strong proponent of the organization’s goal to encourage commercial, industrial and residential growth by increasing the visibility among businesses in target markets throughout South Jersey.
“I’m a longstanding member of BCSJ and a regular at the events. They’ve always been able to keep the group’s focus on real estate and economic development while finding ways to host programs that touch on a broad range of issues and feature speakers with varying points of view,” said Morgan, who is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and formerly on the board of consultors for the NJSBA Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section. “This is a group of peers I’ve had the pleasure of working with in my practice. I look forward to expanding my participation with BCSJ and doing so at a leadership level.”
Nick F. Perrine, Cambridge Resources Inc.
Cambridge Resources Inc., a privately held provider of information technology, communications and consulting services to companies worldwide, announced the on-boarding of Nick F. Perrine, who will be leading our expanding residency practice as chief people officer.
“Sifting through all of the various needs in the marketplace today, and then making certain your candidates deliver the desired results, is no easy task”, said James Hoffman, chief financial officer of CRI. “Our residency practice is committed to understanding each of our clients’ business goals, then leveraging the technologies and talent available to provide a candidate and staffing solution that will deliver our clients results today and for years to come.”