ROI Influencers: Associations & Organizations 2022 — John Harmon

John Harmon Founder & CEO African American Chamber of Commerce of N.J. It’s not just that everyone takes his call, everyone calls him — desperate to have him join their boards or work with their organization. Harmon...

ROI Influencers: Associations & Organizations 2022 — Stephen Blazejewski, Augusto Penaranda

Stephen Blazejewski, Augusto Penaranda President, Executive director N.J. Pride Chamber of Commerce Chamber, recently rebranded, aims to elevate the economic growth of the state’s LGBTQ+ community by providing business resources and networking opportunities. Penaranda is the first...

ROI Influencers: Associations & Organizations 2022 — Jim Kirkos

Jim Kirkos CEO Meadowlands Chamber Strong leader at top regional chamber. Leading the charge for a 460,000 SF Meadowlands convention center that would be huge driver of economic activity. John KennedyRaymond Lamboy
Andy Aronson CEO of Health Care association of New Jersey

ROI Influencers: Associations & Organizations 2022 — Andy Aronson

Andy Aronson CEO Health Care Association of New Jersey Oversees the organization that advocates for long-term care facilities, attempting to separate facts from fiction. It may be the most challenging job on this list. Evan WeissCathleen Bennett

ROI Influencers: Associations & Organizations 2022 — John Kennedy

John Kennedy CEO New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Hard to overstate value of NJMEP since start of pandemic. Or since 2000. NJMEP has helped manufacturers realize more than $6.03 billion in value in past 22 years. Eileen KeanJim...

ROI Influencers: Associations & Organizations 2022 — Anthony Cicatiello

Anthony Cicatiello President Research & Development Council of New Jersey Longtime influential leader in politics and business, he heads the group that is promoting and advocating STEM companies and research – including the Governor’s STEM Scholars program. Mario...

ROI Influencers: Associations & Organizations 2022 — Jon Shure

Jon Shure Senior director/interim president Taft Communications/NJ Policy Perspective Well regarded as top PR/marketing/communications executive, he is interim leader of important progressive organization he led for 12 years at its founding. Judith SheftMichele Siekerka

ROI Influencers: Associations & Organizations 2022 —Tammy Peng

Tammy Peng Executive director N.J. Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce New head of the diversity chamber that is looking to increase its impact and influence in the state. Dean ParanicusSatish Poondi

ROI Influencers: Associations & Organizations 2022 — Alfa Demmellash

Alfa Demmellash Co-founder and CEO Rising Tide Capital Nonprofit with proven formula for transforming lives in underserved communities through entrepreneurship training, is expanding again – adding rural communities in four states. Hans DekkerLinda Doherty

ROI Influencers: Associations & Organizations 2022 — Barbara Kauffman

Barbara Kauffman Chief operating officer Newark Regional Business Partnership Known for her solid leadership at NRBP plus her strong advocacy as a past president of Executive Women of New Jersey. Meghan HunscherEileen Kean

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