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Michele Siekerka-NJBIA Michele N. Siekerka, Esq., President/CEO of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, leads the nation’s largest employers’ organization, advocating on behalf of New Jersey’s large and small businesses for policies that will make New Jersey more affordable and regionally competitive. Under Siekerka’s leadership, NJBIA’s research on outmigration documented the loss of $20.7 billion in wealth from New Jersey over 11 years and set the agenda in Trenton for the enactment of a series of important pro-business reforms. Mita Mallick-Unilever Mita Mallick is a corporate change maker who believes corporations have a responsibility to make a social impact. She is a disruptive business leader who has brought her experience in managing P&Ls, brand innovation, and strategic planning into leading cultural transformation. Mita is a passionate storyteller who believes in the power of diversity to transform business and brands. Linda Martin-CareOne Management, LLC Linda Martin is a mom, lawyer, healthcare veteran and patient advocate. She is also the Chief Compliance Officer at CareOne Management, where she champions the compliance efforts of this senior care company & its affiliates. A teacher at heart, and adjunct professor of law, she enjoys seeking and sharing wisdom. Lisë Stewart-EisnerAmper Lisë Stewart is the Founder and Director of the EisnerAmper Center for Family Business Excellence. She is an organizational psychologist with over 30 years of experience working with family-owned and closely-held businesses as they plan for an effective and successful transition from generation to generation or to new ownership. Mission: We are here to change the fate of American businesses, one family at a time. Diane McNulty-WithumSmith+Brown Diane McNulty specializes in providing audit services to clients with annual revenues from $5 million to over $350 million in a variety of industries including: Construction, Wholesale Distribution, Manufacturing, Professional Services and Not-for-Profit. As Team Leader in Withum’s Construction Services group, her industry-focused skills help her serve all types of contractors and builders, distributors, suppliers, manufac- turers, equipment dealers and construction service providers. Diane is a licensed certified public accountant in the state of New Jersey. Gale Tenen Spak, PhD-New Jersey Institute of Technology Dr. Gale Tenen Spak is a leader in developing training programs that address the needs of business to keep New Jersey’s economy growing. As NJIT’s Associate Vice President for Continuing Profession- al Education, she continually collaborates with academe, industry and government to design essential training programs to ensure a skilled workforce. Her experience includes evaluating and imple- menting programs for professionals who require new education and training to keep their skill sets at the cutting edge. Nadia Nedelcheva-Provident Bank Nadia was born in Bulgaria and moved to New York in 2000. She worked for one of the largest Austrian banks in Bulgaria and transferred to New York. Fascinated by the complexity of the capital markets in the United States and the breadth of products and instruments available for any type of investor. Her path has always been lending and that brought her to Provident Bank. Dorinda Walker-Prudential Financial, Inc. Dorinda Walker is an author, community advocate and award-winning marketing executive as Vice President of Cultural Insights and Activation at Prudential Financial, Inc. Walker has received several distinguished honors and awards for her community and corporate service. Most recently recognized by ONCON as a 2018 ICON for Impact in Marketing. Clelia Pergola-NJ Elder Law Center at Goldberg Law Group Clelia designed NJ Elder Law Center @ Goldberg Law Group, replacing the antiquated law firm model with a streamlined, procedures-based organization. This allows the team to work efficiently without unnecessary distractions, fewer errors and friendlier service. Clelia wrote a book on changing the law firm model, “The Law Firm Revolution”. Carlee Potochar-Mid-Atlantic Mechanical Carlee graduated with both undergraduate (B.Arch) and graduate degrees (MS Civil Engineering) from NJIT and has worked in the construction field for 10+ years. As the leader of the estimating team, she has been integral in growing the company from $15 million in annual sales to between $40-50 million over the last eight years. Carlee has become one of the most knowledgeable women in the mechanical contracting industry and hopes to inspire more women to pursue their dreams of building. Robin Rotenberg-BASF Corporation Robin C. Rotenberg, BASF Corporation’s Vice President, Corporate Communications and Chief Communications Officer, leads all strategic and tactical elements of BASF’s internal and external communications in North America. In her current role, she is responsible for media relations, marketing communications, advertising, executive communications, community relations, employee communications, trade shows and special events, and brand management. Mary Jo White-Morgan Stanley Mary Jo White is a Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor and partner of The Founders Group at Morgan Stanley. A seasoned wealth management professional with more than 20 years of experience in financial services, Mary Jo provides highly customized life stage financial planning strategies for individuals, families and small business owners. She provides thorough planning and personalized strategies, with a focus on wealth management, for women executives and entrepreneurs. Mary Jo is committed to delivering both outstanding service and advice to her clients, with passion and integrity. Allison Wright-Verizon & E-School for Girls, Inc. As a strategist and advocate for female leadership and entrepreneurship Allison founded E-School for Girls, Inc. (eschool4girls.org) to build our next generation of female entrepreneurs. Allison has held senior roles in HR, Talent Management and OD in Fortune 500 companies. Today she is with Verizon in Organization Effectiveness and partners with executives to lead complex organizational transformations. Allison believes there is no great- er value than making a difference to a person that positively changes their life and lays a foundation for success today and into the future.