Best 50 Women in Business

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Date & Time

Monday Mar 25, 2019
6:00 PM : 8:30 PM UTC+0

Event Location

The Palace at Somerset Park
Somerset, NJ
United States

The Best 50 Women in Business awards honor women business leaders that are prominent in their companies and industries, as well as their communities. These talented women are front-runners shaping the cultural and economic future of New Jersey.  They will be recognized during an awards reception and ceremony on Monday, March 25, 2019. They will also be highlighted in a special event publication that will be featured in the April 1st edition of NJBIZ.



2019 Best 50 Women in Business Winners


Catherine A. Ainora, Hackensack Meridian Health

Mary Pat Angelini, Preferred Behavioral Health Group

Suzanne Balian, Morgan Stanley

Brigitte Bastaldo-Tsampalis, Bond and Lead

Elizabeth Berman, Continental Food and Beverage

Laura Brandao, American Financial Resources, Inc.

Kristi Bridges, Sawtooth Group

Beth Burke, BSTV Entertainment

Lisa E. Chowansky, HC Constructors, Inc.

Allison Colantuoni, Maser Consulting P.A.

Nancy R. Corcoran-Davidoff, Hackensack Meridian Health

Michellene Davis, Esq., Executive Women of New Jersey / RWJBarnabas Health

Regina Egea, Garden State Initiative

Sandra C. Fava, Fox Rothschild LLP

Shannon Fitzgerald, Brazen Brands

Colleen Foy, M&T Bank

Rebecca Moll Freed, Esq., Genova Burns LLC

Judith Germano, Germano Law LLC

Gemma G. Giantomasi, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

Mariel Giletto, Parker McCay P.A.

Elisse Glennon, NJ Sharing Network

Casey Gocel, Mandelbaum Salsburg P.C.

Lisa Gorab, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.

Nadine Green, Vitiello Communications Group

Kim Guadagno, Connell Foley LLP

Sharron Halpert, Halpert Life Safety Consulting

Antoinette Handler, Avanade Inc.

Melissa Hartzell, Investors Bank

Natasha Hemmings, Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey

Christine Kachinsky-Bye, KPMG LLP

Kate Kalmykov, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Ellen Lalwani, Lakeland Bank

Jan Lilien, YWCA Union County

Sharon Mahn, Mahn Consulting, LLC

Mary J. Meehan, Ph.D., Seton Hall University

Dana Nalbantian, Gensler

Áine O’Dwyer, Enovate Engineering

Clelia Pergola, NJ Elder Law Center

Debra Rosen,  Archer & Greiner

Zsia Rosmarin, WithumSmith+Brown

Maryann Schugmann, Grassi & Co.

Erin Sharp Newton, NK Architects

Sheryl Simonitis, Brother International Corporation

Kristin Sostowski, Gibbons P.C.

Deborah Visconi, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center

Lori Waldron, Esq., MBA, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

Amrit Walia, Wells Fargo Private Bank

Robin Walton, Thomas Edison State University

Helene Wolk, Englewood Health

Catherine Yaxley, Holy Name Medical Center


2019 Lifetime Achievement Winner

Linda Wellbrock, Founder and CEO, Leading Women Entrepreneurs


Congratulations once again to the Best 50 Women in Business!

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