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.
James Cadet, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management announced that James Cadet has joined Merrill Lynch as market executive for the Red Bank market.
His new market incorporates Freehold, Manasquan and Toms River.
“James brings a wealth of experience to this new role. He understands the importance of personalized investment advice to achieve client’s goals,” said Mollie Colavita, Mid Atlantic division executive, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.
Erin Henry, Alfred Sanzari Enterprises
Alfred Sanzari Enterprises, a preeminent family-owned and operated commercial and residential real estate firm, announces that Erin Henry has been promoted to the role of commercial property manager, overseeing 2 million square feet of Alfred Sanzari Enterprises’ office and industrial portfolio.
Since joining Alfred Sanzari Enterprises in 2009, Henry’s attention to detail and work ethic has enabled her to quickly rise through the ranks of the company, most recently holding the position of operations coordinator and industrial property manager. In her new role, Henry will oversee the management of 2 million square feet of Alfred Sanzari Enterprises’ office and industrial portfolio including their 335,000-square-foot Court Plaza office complex and 200,000-square-foot Heights Plaza office building.
Managing more than 200 commercial tenants, Henry will work closely with Alfred Sanzari Enterprises’ director of property management, Jeffrey Fuller, to ensure that every tenant receives the highest standards of service to promote tenant satisfaction and retention across the properties under her management.
Linda Lorence Critelli, Rider University
With more than 25 years of experience in the music business, Linda Lorence Critelli understands that a musician’s success doesn’t depend on artistry alone.
At Rider, where Lorence Critelli became an assistant professor in the university’s arts and entertainment industries management, or AEIM, program this academic year, she wants to foster similar “ah-ha” moments for students who have a passion for the arts.
Lorence Critelli’s career in academia began at Rider when she joined the faculty as an adjunct in the spring of 2018. A frequent lecturer, she previously taught at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music.
Tony Solimine, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. is pleased to announce the arrival of prominent public finance attorney Charles Anthony “Tony” Solimine, who joins the firm’s top-ranked Public Finance team as a shareholder. Solimine joins Wilentz from McManimon, Scotland & Baumann LLC.
With an emphasis on representing school districts, Solimine is well regarded throughout the state for his work in numerous public financing transactions for school improvement projects. As bond counsel, he has represented hundreds of New Jersey school districts in their capital financings, issuance of school bonds, lease transactions and energy improvement finance transactions, particularly in solar and renewable energy projects.
Solimine is the immediate past president of the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials and serves on its Executive Committee. A New Jersey native, Solimine is a former member of the Franklin Lakes Board of Education and a former elected member of the Hawthorne Board of Education.
Freyr Solutions, a leading regulatory solutions and services provider, announces two new corporate appointments to its senior management eyeing a strategic market growth.
The new team includes:
- Robert MacDougall, vice president, business development;
- Claudia Ribaudo Fields, vice president, global sales.
Ichnos Sciences Inc. is pleased to announce two important additions to its leadership team. Patrick E. Flanigan III has assumed the role of chief financial officer and Martin L. Wilson has become general counsel.
Flanigan is a finance leader with over 20 years of experience in the biotechnology industry. Prior to joining Ichnos Sciences, he served as senior vice president of investor relations & treasury for Celgene Corp. Martin joins Ichnos Sciences from Teligent Inc., where he served as GC from 2017-2019. He has more than 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has worked at both public and private companies, including Endo Pharmaceuticals, Par Pharmaceutical and Schering-Plough.
Omar Karame, Admera Health
Admera Health, a molecular diagnostics company, welcomes Omar Karame as chief financial officer. Karame brings to Admera Health more than 20 years of finance and capital markets experience.
Prior to joining Admera Health, Karame was CFO of an energy technology company, in addition to heading M&A activities for several different businesses, including a Fortune 500, NYSE-listed contractor, an NYSE-listed health care company and a $1.4 billion industrial holding company.
Jennifer Lee, Edison Partners
Edison Partners, the growth equity investment firm, announced Jennifer Lee has been promoted to principal. Lee, a senior member of the firm’s fintech investment team and investment lead, continues to support portfolio companies in their growth. With this promotion, Lee’s role expands in the fintech industry group to include developing industry themes and overseeing pipeline development.
As vice president, Lee led investments earlier this year in Fund That Flip, a real estate investment and funding platform, and Bipsync, a research management platform for asset managers. Lee is a board member of both Fund That Flip and Bipsync. She also worked on Edison Partner’s $62 millon lead investment in alternative investment platform YieldStreet, and $100 million Series C round in personal finance management platform MoneyLion. Lee serves as a board observer on both YieldStreet and MoneyLion. Prior to 2019, she worked on several transactions including Bento for Business, a B2B payments solution, and Giant Oak, an AI/data security firm.
National Aviation Research & Technology Park
Edward Salmon, chairman of the National Aviation Research and Technology Park board, announced the appointments of four individuals to the NARTP board of directors, which were approved by the Stockton University Board of Trustees at a recent meeting. The new members are: Douglas Oliver Stanley, David E. Sweet, Lauren H. Moore Jr. and Stockton University student Ian Maul.
“These highly qualified and capable individuals, along with retired USAF Maj. Gen. Mark L. Loeben, who was appointed in September, bring an added level of expertise and experience to the board of the NARTP as we evolve into new areas of research and development such as Smart Airport Technologies and Urban Air Mobility. I look forward to working with them,” Salmon said.
Al Sadowski, Effectual
Effectual, an innovative, cloud-first managed and professional services company, has announced the placement of Al Sadowski as senior vice president, product management. Coming from his role as research vice president at 451 Research, Sadowski will be leading Effectual’s product management practice and formalizing their product development processes for IT modernization.
With over 25 years of product management, global market research, and software development experience, Sadowski brings a wealth of knowledge and skills with a natural ability to abstract complex technical ideas for C-level executives and other constituents. Prior to joining Effectual, he was research vice president at 451 Research (recently acquired by S&P Global), where he advised hardware and software vendors, service providers and investors about technology trends.