Harmon lands spot on U.S. Chamber of Commerce board

In a move that will be good for racial equity and opportunity throughout the country — and figures to have a lot of benefits for New Jersey, too — African American Chamber of Commerce...

Woman-owned ROAR is first Jersey company to gain investment from N.J. chapter of Golden...

ROAR Augmented Reality has become the first New Jersey company to close on an investment from Golden Seeds since the launch of the New Jersey chapter earlier this year, first lady Tammy Murphy and the New...

Statewide Hispanic Chamber announces 5 new board members

The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey added five new members to its board of directors, the organization announced Monday. The new members: Luis Alamo, CEO, Alamo Insurance Group; Monica Martinez-Milan, owner of...

Show & Tell: Ending economic inequity in New Jersey

John Harmon is CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey. He talked about the timing of an initiative the chamber is launching, in partnership with the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce,...

Knight named director of diversity and inclusion for Ferrero North America

Kamillah Knight has been named the new director of diversity and inclusion for Ferrero North America, the Parsippany-based company announced Wednesday. In this role, Knight will be responsible for advancing Ferrero’s global efforts on diversity...

KPMG names Richards chief diversity & inclusion officer

Elena Richards has been named chief diversity & inclusion officer at KPMG, where she will lead the firm’s Accelerate 2025 Initiative, the audit, tax and advisory firm announced Tuesday. Richards, who lives in Edison, will...

More than talk: Programs already in place give Harmon, Bracken hope inequities initiative will...

It’s good that conversations are being had — and that follow-ups actually are occurring. But what excited chamber heads John Harmon and Tom Bracken most about the joint economic inequities initiative they announced Monday...

Making a promise: Harmon, Bracken vow initiative to end economic inequity in N.J. will...

Longtime friends Tom Bracken and John Harmon conducted a Zoom call Monday morning to discuss how the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey are partnering...

TD Bank has created department designed to give LGBTQ2+ community a safe, encouraging place...

If there's one message banks have their marketing teams working tirelessly to convey, it's this: When it comes to welcoming diverse communities, the doors are open. But, in the competition for new customers in the...

Latina Equal Pay Day brings another injustice to light

Moments after she sent out a tweet recognizing Latina Equal Pay Day, Claribel Cortes sent a text to an old boss. It was to a woman who made her day when she called Cortes...

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