Melanie Willoughby, Executive Director of NJ Business Action Center, addresses MCRCC
Great food, and even better relationships, were made at the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce annual meeting, that was held Thursday June 21 at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe.
Members were welcomed by an appetizing buffet, as they networked and mingled. Melanie Willoughby, Executive Director of the New Jersey Business Action Center, delivered the keynote. She spoke about her work to create and retain jobs while encouraging private capital investments in the Garden State.
“The team at the Business Action Center is proactive and pro-business,” Willoughby said. “We serve as the advocates for all businesses in the state.”
There was also an installation of officers and directors. They include:
Bill Neary, Keep Middlesex Moving, Inc., Chairman
Craig Coffey, Maul Electric, Vice-Chairman
Jay Driscoll, Johnson & Johnson, Vice-Chairman
Barbara Loftus, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Vice-Chairman
John Reissner, Magyar Bank, Vice-Chairman
Jeffrey Intravatola, Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP, Legal Counsel
James Berg, WithumSmith + Brown, Treasurer
Dan Henrickson, Smile Shop Newtown, Ex Officio
Board of Directors
Fred Alley, Bank of America
Kelly Blithe, State Theatre
Paul Breitman, Breitman Consulting
Carla Cefalo, Middlesex County
Carolyn Chirico, Wells Fargo
Luis De La Hoz, BCB Bank
John Fitzgerald, Magyar Bank
Lawrence Krampf, V & L Ventures
Gabe Lavigne, UBS
Adriana Linder, Columbia Bank
Lina Llona, MCRCC
Elayne McCaine, New Jersey Small Business Development Center
Adam Overmyer, Allen & Stults Co., Inc.
Gilbert Santana, Hyatt Regency Hotel
Kathaleen Shaw, Middlesex County
David Stein, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.
Rick Thorpe, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Jeff Hermann, South Brunswick Economic Development Committee
Lisa Drumbore, Saint Peters Health Care Systems
Thank you to all the members who came out! Click here for more photos!