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.
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
Linda Wellbrock, Founder and CEO, Leading Women Entrepreneurs