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Catherine Bendall WithumSmith+Brown, CPAs, Partner

Catherine Bendall
Catherine Bendall
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Susan Bass Levin, The Cooper Foundation, President and CEO Adenah Bayoh, Irvington IHOP, President And CEO Catherine Bendall, WithumSmith+Brown, CPAs, Partner Dea Benson, Realogy, SVP & Chief Accounting Officer Cheryl Biron, One Horn Transportation, President & CEO Nancy Blattner, Caldwell College, President Mary Ann Boccolini, Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, President & CEO Cheryl Brunetti, RVM Enterprises Inc., Executive Chairwoman Mary Campbell, United Water, Senior Director-Tactial Business Solutions and Tri-State Growth Linda Czipo, Center for Non-Profits, Exercutive Director Toni Lynn Davis, Green Hill Inc., President & Executive Director Patricia Devitt Risse, ACT Oncology LLC, President & CEO Debra DiLorenzo, Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey, President & CEO Caroline Dorsa, Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Nancy Dougherty, Studio 1200, Principal Tracey B. Early, Untracht Early LLC, Managing Principal Mimi Feliciano, FEM Real Estate LLC, Founder & CEO Wendy Ferber, Pride Products Distributors LLC, Co-CEO & Co-Owner Kathleen Frank, Augur Inc., President & CEO Elle Friedland, Voices & Visions Productions Ltd., President Mary Clare Garber, Princeton Legal Search Group LLC, Vice President Kiran Gill, PARS Environmental Inc., President & Owner Michele Haas, Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas LLP, Partner Tanya Helfand, Helfand & Associates, Managing Member Allison Hofmann, QualCare Inc., Vice President, Client Services & Vice President, Marketing Eileen Holmes, TD Bank, Senior Vice President Bellaria Jimenez, MetLife Solutions Group, Managing Director Barbara E. Kauffman, Newark Regional Business Partnership, Executive Vice President Jamie Kern Lima, IT Cosmetics, Co-Founder Adrienne Kirby, Cooper University Health Care, President & CEO Daniella Koren, DKI/ARCHES Technology, CEO Eleanor Kubacki, EFK Group, CEO Elizabeth Magennis, ConnectOne Bank, Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer Amy Mansue, Childrens Specialized Hospital, President & CEO Margaret Marcucci, Coranet Corp., President & CEO Tracye McDaniel, Choose New Jersey Inc., President & CEO Margaret M. McMenamin, Union County College, President Audrey Meyers, Valley Health System and The Valley Hospital, President & CEO Catherine Milone, Junior Achievement of New Jersey, President Cynthia Myer, Ridgewood Moving Services Co., President & CEO Carolyn OConnor, Wilson Elser, Regional Managing Partner Patrice Picard, Cornerstone Family Programs, CEO Silvana Raso, Schepisi & McLaughlin P.A., Managing Partner Jill Rottmann, Covenant House New Jersey, Executive Director Marilyn Schlossbach, Kitschens Hospitality, Restaurateur Carol Ann Short, New Jersey Builders Association, CEO Ilona W. Surick, Eisai Inc., Vice President of International Product Safety, Global Safety Assessment Officer Melissa Walker, Jazz House Kids, President & Founder Mary Elizabeth Warner, Quick Chek Corporation, Corporate Counsel Wendy White-Baxter, Aon Risk Solutions, Executive Vice President

 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in economics, Cook College, Rutgers University

Job responsibility: Accountant in the nonprofit and education services group

Company description: Accounting and consulting firm

Primary professional/community affiliations: Anderson House; Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey; American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants

Who are your most influential role models? My grandmother and mother. Both taught me the values of hard work, giving back and the importance of family and friends in your life.

When is it appropriate to text in business? If a client sends me a text, I will respond to it. Normally, I only send text messages to clients when there is an immediate need to contact them, and always in addition to an email and usually a phone call.

What is your go-to stress buster at work? Having a good laugh with one of my colleagues.

What do you wish someone had told you earlier in your career? The first is to nurture business relationships from the start of your career, as many clients will continue to change positions in their careers, and paths can cross many times over the years … The second is to maintain a work-life balance that will sustain
the demands of the business world that exists now.

The women will be honored at an event March 24 at The Palace at Somerset Park. For more details, click here or please contact Melissa Sullenberger at melissas@njbiz.com or call her at 732-246-5737.

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Catherine Bendall

Partner
WithumSmith+Brown, CPAs
New Brunswick

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