Marcus Samuelsson Owner and chef Marcus B&P He helped bring attention to Newark by opening his Marcus B&P restaurant there; he helped save Newark by working with Newark Working Kitchens during pandemic. Lilia RiosDavid Sanzari; Ryan Sanzari
Lilia Rios Entrepreneur La Providencia/Nuuku La Providencia, a maker of authentic Mexican products for restaurants, sells in 22 states. Nuuku is a boutique hotel located in the heart of the jungle of the Mexican Riviera Maya. Mike RickettsMarcus...
Mike Ricketts CEO Quality Packaging Specialists International Burlington-based QPSI is a leader in contract packaging and supply chain management — and has served consumer goods and pharma industries for more than 40 years. Calvin QuallisLilia Rios
Calvin Quallis Founder and CEO Scotch Porter Oversees all brand, product development and marketing initiatives of the quickly growing men’s grooming business, part of the health, beauty and wellness sector. Sam PipitoneMike Ricketts
Sam Pipitone CEO F&S Produce The Vineland-based company processes more than 100 million pounds of fruits and vegetables for the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions. Marjorie PerryCalvin Quallis
Marjorie Perry CEO MZM Construction She is a force in an industry that is mostly men and mostly white. An alumna of New Jersey Institute of Technology, she recently ended her term as chair of the school’s...
Melissa Orsen President South Jersey Industries Orsen, the first woman to serve as president of SJI Utilities, now oversees both South Jersey Gas and Elizabethtown Gas. Dina OpiciMarjorie Perry
Dina Opici President Opici Family Distributing Inc. Family-owned business, which started in 1934, recently was ranked No. 7 on the Wines and Vines Top 10 list of wine distributors in the county. Valerie MontecalvoMelissa Orsen
Doug Mokoid Region president Atlantic City Electric In 2022, A.C. Electric closed the last two coal-fired power plants in the state — which brought a savings for customers and cleaner air for everyone. Jayne MillardValerie Montecalvo
Valerie Montecalvo Co-founder and CEO Bayshore Family of Cos. Family of nine diversified companies specializes in solutions for proper, environmentally sensitive recycling and solid waste management. Doug MokoidDina Opici