NJBIZ has revealed the honorees of the 2022 NJBIZ Leaders in Finance awards, which celebrates New Jersey’s financial executives at all levels who contribute to the success of their companies as well as their communities. A ceremony recognizing the individuals will take place from 8-10 a.m. April 27 at the Doubletree by Hilton Somerset Hotel and Conference Center at 200 Atrium Drive.
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Following an open nomination period, honorees were chosen by a panel of independent judges with experience in the financial field. The selections were based on the nominees’ involvement in their industries and communities, along with their achievements, energy and innovative ideas.
Congratulations to this year’s honorees:
Banking and Investment:
John Bonhomme, managing director, regional director, JPMorgan Chase
Laura Brandao, president, AFR
Philip Corradino, senior vice president, New Jersey regional manager, WSFS Bank
Chad DeBolt, managing director and principal, Saxum Real Estate
Timothy Dempsey, chief credit officer, Manasquan Bank
Peter Dontas, executive vice president/market executive, Wells Fargo
Edmund Khanoo, chief financial officer, Northwest New Jersey Community Action Program Inc.
Ted Knauss, market leader, PNC Bank
Jeffrey Martinez, executive vice president, territory executive, PNC Bank
Kristhina Nogueiras, executive director, Business Banking, JPMorgan Chase
Jeana Piscatelli, director of treasury management, OceanFirst Bank
Claire Toth, managing principal and senior wealth strategist, Peapack Private Wealth Management
Kenneth Van Leeuwen, managing director, founder, Van Leeuwen & Co. LLC
Betsy Zimmerman, managing general partner, First Close Partners
William Craig, vice president for finance, Monmouth University
Holly DeSantis, executive vice president & chief financial officer, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc.
Walter Dudzinski, chief financial officer, NewBridge Services Inc.
Anoop Gala, head of financial services, Orion Innovation
Jonathan Gordon, chief financial officer, CentralReach
Aleisha Hart, chief financial officer, Easter Seals New Jersey
Michael Mikhail, CEO/owner, Stratton Equities
Nandini Mongia, senior vice president and treasurer, Prudential Financial Inc.
Moonsun Park, chief financial officer, Sharp Electronics Corp.
Michael Rodrigues, chief financial officer and senior vice president, Delta Dental of New Jersey
Marlene Sousa, assistant vice president of finance, Union County College
Stella Visaggio, chief financial officer, Atlantic Health System – Overlook Medical Center
Barbara Zieger, general manager/chief financial officer/principal, Stokes Creative Group Inc.
Michael Coletti, partner, Mazars
Jeanine Foley, chief operating officer, Hill Wallack LLP
Christopher Gaeta, partner, Cohnreznick LLP
Bob Gilbert, partner, Citrin Cooperman & Co. LLP
Phillip Goldstein, managing member, Goldstein Lieberman & Co. LLC
Ryan Greff, Economic Recovery Task Force Initiative chairperson, New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Ramapo College
Michael Hochman, partner, co-leader of New Jersey Market, Grassi Advisors & Accountants
Violet Koehler, senior vice president, chief financial officer, T&M Associates
Jeff Lavelle, CEO and founder, Strictly Restaurants
Susan Manzi, chief financial officer, Samaritan
Steven Meyer, president, Advisors Mortgage Group
Samantha Paris, partner, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP
Brandon Pergola, vice president, wealth management, Lifelong Investments
Sandra Prisco, principal, Friedman LLP
Rob Ripp, president, Fintelligent
Joao Santos, partner, Mendonca and Partners CPAs LLC
James Spano, co-founder and director of originations, Spano Partners
Harry Wills, partner, Bowman & Co. LLP