NJBIZ names 2019 Icon Awards winners

NJBIZ STAFF//July 15, 2019//

NJBIZ names 2019 Icon Awards winners

NJBIZ STAFF//July 15, 2019//

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On Aug. 20, NJBIZ will honor its third class of Icon Awards Winners – recognizing New Jersey business leaders over the age of 60 who have, and continue to, help grow and encourage the business community in the state.

This year’s honorees boast experience in industries ranging from health care, law, real estate and education to energy, government and staffing, and everything in between.

Congratulations to the class of 2019 Icons:

Monte Block, CEO
Rotator Staffing Services Inc.
Industry: Staffing

Thomas Cafferty, chair, Media Law Team; member, Appellate Team; general counsel
Gibbons PC
Industry: Legal

Joseph Devine, New Jersey president and chief experience officer
Jefferson Health
Industry: Health care

Frank DiCola, chairman and CEO
DCO Energy LLC
Industry: Energy

Joseph Fiordaliso, president
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
Industry: Government

Brian Fitzgerald, president and CEO
Easterseals New Jersey
Industry: Social services

Dale Florio, founder and managing partner
Princeton Public Affairs Group
Industry: Public affairs and strategic communications

Connie Greene, vice president, RWJBarnabas Institute for Prevention and Recovery
RWJBarnabas Health
Industry: Health care

Phillip Griffin, partner and chair emeritus
Fox Rothschild LLP
Industry: Law

Lawrence Horn, member of the firm
Sills Cummis & Gross PC
Industry: Legal

Michael Horn, partner
McCarter & English
Industry: Law and banking

Steven Kalafer, founding chairman
Flemington Car and Truck Country
Industry: Automotive

Michael Kaplan, founder
Kaplan Cos.
Industry: Real estate

Peter Langerman, chairman, president and CEO
Franklin Mutual Series
Industry: Asset management

Barry Lefkowitz, president
Industry: Government Relations

Barry Mandelbaum, chairman,
Mandelbaum Salsburg PC
Industry: Law

Ron Matan, member of the firm
Sobel & Co. LLC
Industry: Accounting

William Murray, executive vice president and national director
Industry: Public Relations

Albert Perri Sr., founder (retired)
A.J. Perri
Industry: Plumbing and HVAC

Charles Richman, executive director
New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency
Industry: Government housing finance agency

Lloyd Rosenberg, president and CEO
DMR Architects
Industry: Architects, engineering and construction

Marc Rosenberg, executive vice chairman
Cushman & Wakefield
Industry: Commercial real estate, brokerage services

Steve Rosner, founder and partner
16W Marketing
Industry: Sports marketing and athlete representation

David Scelba, chairman and CEO
SGW Integrated Marketing Communications and 3E Public Relations
Industry: Marketing, public relations and advertising

Donald Sebastian, president and CEO
New Jersey Innovation Institute @ NJIT
Industry: Academia

CJ Stafford, president
Stafford Communications Group Inc.
Industry: Customer service/call center outsourcing

Dennis Toft, member
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
Industry: Law

Debra Wentz, president and CEO; executive director
NJ Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies; NJ Mental Health Institute
Industry: Health care

Peter Wilderotter, president and CEO
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
Industry: Nonprofit

Dr. Mark Zucker, director, Cardiothoracic Transplant Program
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Industry: Health care

NJBIZ will celebrate the 2019 Icon Awards during a ceremony on Aug. 20, a previous version of this article indicated the event would be held on Aug. 26. The Icon winners will be featured in a special supplement in print and online on the latter date.