John Donnadio Executive director New Jersey Association of Counties At time of so much uncertainty – both in revenues and federal money coming in and out – groups such as these are invaluable. Linda DohertyRegina Egea
Linda Doherty President New Jersey Food Council Incredible effort by an industry that pivoted to meet the needs of residents while fighting for what its members needed during a pandemic Alfa DemmellashJohn Donnadio
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
Luis De La Hoz and Carlos Medina Chairman, CEO Statewide Hispanic Chamber Commerce of Commerce of N.J. Both are hugely successful in the business world, but it is their influence on the Hispanic Chamber that sets them...
Hans Dekker President Community Foundation of New Jersey In 2021, the group’s 1,174 fundholders made 7,907 philanthropic gifts to worthy causes and communities totaling $103 million. Enough said. Luis De La Hoz and Carlos MedinaAlfa Demmellash
Linda Czipo CEO Center for Non Profits One aspect of pandemic: Role of nonprofits have never been more important to such a larger number of people. Joe CoyleLuis De La Hoz and Carlos Medina
Joe Coyle Executive director Edison Chamber of Commerce Makes the list for his longtime role as head of the chamber – plus the fact he’s a longtime small business owner and the council president in Edison. Jim CoyleLinda...
Jim Coyle President Gateway Chamber of Commerce Longtime head of one of the largest regional chambers in the state is long overdue for recognition. Mike CerraJoe Coyle
Mike Cerra Executive director League of Municipalities Provide guidance for municipality struggling to make heads or tails out of closings – and then funding. Was able to pull off the annual League event, too. Anthony CicatielloJim Coyle
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...