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Rutgers selects Klein as first Gloria Steinem chair

Best-selling author, feminist and human rights advocate Naomi Klein has been selected as the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture...

Glenn tapped CMO at Hackensack Meridian

Hackensack Meridian Health has named Rose Glenn senior vice president and chief marketing officer, effective Sept. 24.

Catherine Hebson, former RVCC board chair, dies at 75

Catherine Hebson, former chairman of the board of Raritan Valley Community College and longtime Hunterdon County resident, died Aug. 23 on Isabela...

R&D Council's Case chosen as Lead STEM fellow

Kim Case, executive director of The Research & Development Council of New Jersey, has been chosen as a fellow for Lead STEM, the national leadership...

Panasonic names Hodkinson general counsel

Jessica Hodkinson has been named general counsel and secretary with Panasonic Corporation of North America.

Lambertville mayoral candidate in at Tonio Burgos

Julia Fahl has been named vice president of legislative affairs for Tonio Burgos and Associates Inc. in New Jersey.

Women entrepreneurs have it tougher than male counterparts, study finds

In theory, launching a business is one way for women to escape gender discrimination. But a survey by 99designs, an online graphic design...

Women on short end of VC money are discovering new funding alternatives

Last year was a good time to launch a startup, as more than $84 billion in venture capital was raised in the U.S. That total represents the highest...

'We just roll differently': How women approach relationship-building in ways that foster conversation, trust

New Jersey organizations such as Business Women Networking in Charity and Education, Bergen County Professional Women’s Network and...

NJBIZ Lists: Women-Owned Businesses

Ranked by: 2017 total revenue

RU big data board adds B+E CEO

The Rutgers Big Data Advisory Board has named Camille Renshaw as a member.

Two vacant properties to become women-owned eateries in Passaic County

Two women-owned businesses in Passaic County have received help from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s Business Improvement...

Ceiling still high for women in health care

Underrepresentation in executive ranks remains a national issue

Women play a key role in health care — as workers, caregivers, and consumers — but they’re underrepresented when it comes to...

New Jersey's business 'icons' celebrated

The ballroom at The Palace at Somerset Park was packed with over 260 people Thursday morning for NJBIZ's Icon Honors event, celebrating the careers...

Report: Women-owned NJ businesses take in $54.8B and counting in '18

Women-owned businesses in New Jersey have earned $54.8 billion in revenue in 2018, already surpassing the total revenue for 2017 by 3.7 percent,...

Diversified taps new EVP and CFO

Kenilworth-based tech solutions company Diversified has tapped Allison Aden as its new executive vice president and CFO.

IFS taps Martin CEO of WorkWave, president of service management unit

IFS, a global enterprise applications company, has named Marne Martin president of its service management business unit and CEO of WorkWave, a...

New Jersey among handful of states to take progressive stance toward paid family leave

Steve Wood was there for nearly every milestone in the first 12 weeks of his son's life. And as he got to bond with his first child, his relationship...

Pioneering Montclair mortgage company perseveres

Autumn Urling is determined to carry on her mother's legacy.

Real-life lessons about value of mentoring


I am going to start this month’s discussion with a heartfelt thank you to you for reading my column each month as well as sharing it with...

NJ lawyer named to leadership of Federal Defense & Corporate Counsel

Elizabeth Lorell, a partner in the Florham Park office of Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani, will serve as president-elect of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel for 2018-2019 as voted in at its annual meeting in Hawaii last week.

FCS’s Beekman announces retirement

Delly Beekman, CEO of Monmouth County’s Family & Children’s Service, has announced her retirement after 30 years with the organization, six years at the helm.

Saltzman joins K&L Gates’ Newark office as partner

Jody Saltzman has joined K&L Gates’ Newark office as a partner in its real estate practice. She joins from Reed Smith LLP in New York, where she had been since 2015.

Columbia Bank Foundation names Dupuis executive director

Amy Dupuis has been appointed executive director of the Columbia Bank Foundation.

Boiling Springs promotes two to senior vp

Boiling Springs Savings Bank has promoted Theresa O’Keefe and Debra Cannariato to senior vice president positions at the Northern New Jersey financial institution.

Women's White Collar Defense Association starts NJ chapter

The New Jersey chapter of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association launched this week.

PS&S makes trio of women firm principals

PS&S, a Warren-based architecture, engineering and environmental consulting firm, has named Kris McCool, Jarka Vonder and Marge DellaVecchia as principals and vice presidents.

Synchronoss elects wireless hall of famer Rinne to board

Bridgewater-based media, telecom and tech company Synchronoss Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) has elected industry vet Kris Rinne to its board.

Sayres named associate principal at GZA

Environmental and geotechnical consulting firm GZA Environmental has promoted licensed site remediation professional Mindy Sayres to associate principal at the company’s Fairfield-based North Jersey office.

Former ABA president named senior partner, chief diversity officer at Locke Lord

Princeton law firm Locke Lord named Paulette Brown senior partner and chief diversity and inclusion officer Thursday.

Caride sworn in as NJ DOBI Commissioner

Gov. Phil Murphy swore in Marlene Caride as the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance Commissioner on Wednesday.

Feeney, Hitchcock-Gear promoted at Prudential

Caroline Feeney has been named head of the Individual Solutions Group at Prudential Financial, and Salene Hitchcock-Gear was tapped to replace her as president of individual life insurance, the company said.

Kolakowski appointed president at Rymax

The future is female at Pine Brook-based Rymax Marketing Services Inc. with the promotion of Eve Kolakowski as to president.

Manasquan Bank names new COO

Manasquan Bank in Wall Township has promoted Catherine Franzoni to chief operating officer, a new position.

AECOM names Vierheilig VP

Global engineering firm AECOM has appointed Kim Vierheilig vice president and managing principal for its New Jersey Buildings and Places practice, a part of the Design and Consulting Services group.

Sobel principal Glick draws service award

Sally Glick, principal at Sobel & Co. LLC and head of ACG New Jersey, has been honored for meritorious services by the Association for Corporate Growth.

Campbell CEO Morrison out at company effective immediately

Campbell Soup Co. chief executive Denise Morrison has announced her retirement, effective immediately, in a move that could reflect weaker sales of some of its key products in recent years.

Executive Women of New Jersey honors women leaders

New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and 31 other influential and accomplished women were honored Wednesday at the Executive Women of New Jersey’s biennial gala Salute to the Policy Makers.