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Close Up: Peter Pfreundschuh

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Chief financial officer, Immunomedics Inc.

What you do: Responsibilities include overseeing finance and administration, investor relations, human resources and information technology departments.

Old gig: Chief financial officer, CircuLite Inc.

Family: Wife, Tara; daughter, Erin; son, Alex

Hometown: Pittstown

School Ties: Master's degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Rider University, a bachelor's degree in accounting from Rutgers University School of Business.


Favorite New Jersey spot: Ken Lockwood Gorge, in Hunterdon County

When you brag to people out of state about New Jersey, you tell them about: The amount of farmland in the state.

Favorite spot to chow down: Frenchtown Café


Celebrity: Phil Roberston would be one celebrity that I would like to sit down with and have a chat. His philosophy is the basic principles upon which America was founded.

Historical Figure: From a historical perspective, I would love to have met Abraham Lincoln. One of his quotes I love most is, "Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it."

Dream Vacation: I would love to go back to the Austrian Alps (St. Jakob) as it is one of the nicest places to ski.



Regal Bank named Tina Parsons assistant vice president and branch manager of the company's new West Orange branch, on Eagle Rock Avenue.

Parson will be responsible for monitoring customer relations, managing branch office operations, developing business and coaching staff. Parsons joins Regal Bank with 20 years' experience, including as a teller, customer service representative, assistant branch manager and branch manager.

TD Bank promoted to Melissa M. Woll to vice president in commercial lending in Cherry Hill, responsible for managing commercial loan relationships with business customers in Camden and Burlington counties.

Woll has nearly 10 years of banking experience, joining TD Bank in 2004. She started as a teller before being promoted to credit analyst in the company's commercial lending team, later becoming an account manager.

TD Bank also named Kelly E. Trimble as vice president in commercial lending in Cherry Hill, where she will be responsible for developing business opportunities and managing the relationships of existing customers in Camden, Burlington and Mercer counties.

Trimble has nine years' experience in banking and lending. Before joining TD Bank, she served as a relationship manager and commercial lender at Beneficial Bank, in Cherry Hill and Burlington.


South Plainfield biotech PTC Therapeutics Inc. appointed Martin Rexroad senior vice president of human resources, and R.A. Session as vice president of corporate development. Both report to PTC president Claudia Hirawat. In addition, Dr. Jay Barth was promoted to senior vice president, clinical development.

Rexroad brings 25 years' experience in human resources in multiple industries, including vice president of human resources at Terumo Medical Corp.

Session returns to PTC to work in corporate strategy, commercial development and finance. Before joining PTC, Session was senior director, strategic planning and finance at Reata Pharmaceuticals.

Barth leads PTC's clinical team and oversees all clinical trials. Barth joined PTC in 2009 as executive director of clinical development. He was promoted to vice president in 2011. Before joining PTC, Barth was executive director of clinical research at Merck.


PSKW LLC named Dennis DiVenuta senior vice president of human resources and legal affairs. He is responsible for the human resources, legal and quality management departments within the Bedminster company, which develops loyalty programs for pharmaceutical companies.

DiVenuta maintained a law practice dedicated to health care clients for more than 25 years, where his primary focus was regulatory compliance and legal risk aversion strategies, along with commercial transactions. DiVenuta also spent seven years as corporate general counsel for Computer Horizons Inc. After that, he served as chief executive officer for two health care technology companies.

Real Estate

Commercial real estate services provider Cassidy Turley has named Richard A. Sohmer senior vice president and Carol Reed senior property manager, bolstering the firm's brokerage and property management divisions.

Sohmer specializes in corporate office tenant representation, and provides advisory and broker services to clients in New Jersey. Before joining Cassidy Turley, he served as an executive vice president at Jones Lang LaSalle.

Reed will manage Cassidy Turley in New Jersey's 5 million-square-foot property management portfolio. She previously was property manager at Mandelbaum & Mandelbaum.

Ginny Carita has joined Prism Capital Partners LLC as senior property manager at the firm's Princeton Pike Corporate Center, in Lawrenceville.

Carita has more than 25 years' experience in commercial property management, including specialties in operations and maintenance, lease administration, financial reporting, and customer service. She is part of the Bloomfield-based commercial real estate investment company's Prism Property Services division, which is responsible for overseeing daily operations at all of its owned and managed properties.

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