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Close Up: Christopher Haines

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Chief Medical Officer, Children's Specialized Hospital


What you do: Oversee all of the hospital's medical programs including inpatient rehabilitation, physicians' practices, research

and the fellowship program.

Old gig: Director of department of emergency medicine,

St. Christopher's Hospital in Philadelphia.

School Ties: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia; fellowship at Akron Children's Medical Center, Akron, Ohio.

Family tree: Wife, two children

Home: A native of Bucks County, Pa.


Favorite Place at the Shore: Avalon

When you brag about Jersey to people from out of state, you say: Fresh corn in the summer.

Bruce, Bon Jovi, Whitney or Sinatra: Sinatra


What you wanted to be when you were 6: Superman, until I took a hard landing off the swing set.

Dream Vacation: Photo safari in Africa.

What's your passion: Golf and skiing.



Investors Bank has named Joseph Sette vice president of government banking. He will oversee lending, account services, and other activities relating to the bank's government and public-sector clients.

Sette has more than 32 years experience in banking management, marketing and business development. He most recently served in senior positions with Bank of America and Merrill Lynch. He also has served on numerous business member organizations, including the New Jersey Government Finance Officers Association. He earned a degree in business management from St. Peter's College.

Health Care

Dr. Maryann Lauletta was named vice president of medical operations at Kennedy University Hospital in Voorhees. A board certified internal medicine physician, Lauletta will oversee the departments of case management and social work, as well as the transition care team. She also will be responsible for the Performance Improvement and Regulatory Readiness departments at Kennedy's three acute-care hospitals.

A member of the hospital's medical staff since 2003, Lauletta previously served as medical director of medical management at Kennedy. She is a 1998 graduated of Hahnemann University School of Medicine, in Philadelphia.


Todd C. Brower has joined Newark law firm McCarter & English as a partner in its health care practice. Brower has more than 25 years' experience counseling health care industry clients on regulatory and transactional matters. Brower advises hospitals, physicians and physician groups, home health agencies and other health care institutions on corporate compliance and privacy issues, as well as acquisitions, affiliations, joint venturing, licensing and reimbursement. He also has represented medical staffs, individual physicians and practitioners in contractual and disciplinary matters. Additionally, he works with trustees of hospitals and other nonprofit organizations on board restructuring, improvement and education. Brower earned his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law.

Emily A. Dephoure has joined law firm McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP at its Morristown office. Dephoure has experience in labor and employment, employment litigation, defense litigation, employment advice and Employee Retirement Income Security Act disputes.

Dephoure was previously with Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP's wind-down team, where she advised on legal issues regarding the firm's liquidation. She earned her law degree from New York University School of Law.

Real Estate

Commercial real estate firm NAI James E. Hanson has named Isabel Freire market research director.

Freire will work to identify marketplace trends and oversee the creation of NAI Hanson's market reports on industry topics including the performance of submarkets, property types and business sectors. She will create and manage databases for business development and marketing.

Before joining Hackensack-based NAI Hanson, Freire owned a retail business in New Jersey. She also served as an associate director and saleswoman within Cushman & Wakefield of New Jersey's Metropolitan Area Capital Markets Group.

Colliers International has named Mark Petersen senior research analyst. He will lead research efforts in support of Colliers' northern and central New Jersey operations, and work in conjunction with its tristate consulting practice.

Peterson will focus on creating faster, in-depth research and analysis tools to provide clients and brokers with better understanding of market activity in north and central New Jersey. He will manage internal databases and provide research services in support of major site selection requirements.

Before joining Colliers International, Petersen was a research analyst with CBRE's Saddle Brook office. Before that, he served as a market research for Realty IQ Corp., in Manhattan.

Wealth Management

TD Wealth Private Client has named Sherry A. Varrelman as senior vice president and regional wealth leader the company's southern and central New Jersey regions and Pennsylvania.

Varrelman will be responsible for growing TD's wealth management business in those regions, part of the company's expansion strategy in the United States. Varrelman has 25 years of industry experience, most recently in the wealth management group of BNY Mellon as managing director and market president of New Jersey. Before that, she served at Wachovia as senior vice president and wealth management director for its Mid-Atlantic region.


New Jersey Resources has named Patrick Migilaccio as treasurer. He will be responsible for managing corporate finance and accounting functions, including treasury and investor relations.

Migilaccio joined NJR as controller of unregulated operations in 2009, and was named corporate controller last January. Before NJR, he worked for Public Service Enterprise Group and NRG Energy.

He holds a master's degree in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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