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Kelly Hwang – Lerner David Kelly Hwang is an IP counselor at Lerner David , a nationally ranked intellectual property law firm . Kelly ’ s expertise includes patent & trademark procurement , clearance opinions , due diligence , post grant proceedings , and pharmaceutical patent litigation . Kelly is one of the leaders in chemical , pharmaceutical , and biotech patent team of Lerner David .
Kim Luthy – Synthesis Wealth Planning The importance of “ walking the walk ” and “ talking the talk ” has never been more true than when it comes to hiring a Financial Planner . Director of Wealth Planning , Kim brings a wealth of first-hand financial planning experience to her clients — from adoption to divorce to long-term care costs — giving her an unmatched ability to relate to whatever client ’ s are going through .
Kelly Ingram – Newark Beth Israel Born in Reno , NV I moved to New Jersey in 2004 . I completed my Masters Degree in Vocal Performance at Brooklyn College Conservatory in Brooklyn NY . I wanted to do more and decided to go to nursing school . I graduated from Hudson County Community college in 2017 and became a float nurse at Newark Beth Israel in October 2019 .
Suzanne McAdams – GlaxoSmithKline Suzanne ’ s passion for the industry is apparent in her demonstrated success of leading teams in various roles over her 20-year tenure with GSK . She is passionate about helping GSK deliver on behalf of patients and feels incredibly privileged to serve as the Global Mentoring lead for the Women ’ s Leadership Initiative .
Cristy Kaur – Merrill Lynch Cristy Kaur was born in Zambia of Indian parents and educated in Great Britain . After 15 years in institutional finance , she joined The Heim Group , Merrill Lynch Wealth Management , in 2015 . Today she serves as a Senior Financial Advisor to an accomplished clientele in New Jersey and more than 15 other states .
Elyse Mendell – Sage Healthcare Partners Elyse Mendell , previously a NYS Administrator , joined Sage Healthcare Partners in 2017 as Chief Operating Officer . Sage owns and operates beautiful , luxury Senior Living Communities that offer their residents excellent supportive services and a quality daily living Experience . Their programs include Independent Living , Assisted Living , Memory Care , and Skilled Nursing .
Nicola Kayel – Salix Nicola Kayel is a member of the leadership team for Salix Pharmaceuticals , overseeing the Company ’ s Marketing activities . She is a key influencer having implemented strategic brand launches for a broad spectrum of companies and for trailblazing equalitybased initiatives , like Salix ’ s Women ’ s Leadership Network , an executive-leader development program for female managers .
Brenda Ross-Dulan – The Ross Dulan Group Brenda Ross-Dulan is the Founder and Managing Principal of The Ross Dulan Group , a boutique strategy consulting firm designed to transform companies by transforming decision-makers . Prior to launching her consulting practice , Ms . Ross-Dulan led the M & A integration within New Jersey of Wachovia and Wells Fargo – noted as the largest merger in the banking industry .
Celia King – Leadership Newark , Inc . Ms . King serves as the CEO for Leadership Newark , a public policy and leadership development non-profit designed to increase awareness of key issues impacting the community and promote civic engagement to improve public policy for the greater good . Celia is responsible for implementing plans and policies to ensure the organization accomplishes its mission ensuring the relevance in the community .
Marta Lefsky-Darden – Township of Woodbridge Marta Lefsky Darden is a licensed Professional Planner in the State of New Jersey , engaged in the practice of Land Use Planning , Economic Development , and Redevelopment for more than 30 years . As the Director of Planning and Development for Woodbridge Township , she is honored to work with Town , businesses and residents alike , in every aspect of land development / redevelopment .
Lauren Siclare – BuckleBath Lauren is the founder of BuckleBath- Clean & simple BuckleBath takes the time consuming legwork out of stroller & car seat cleaning . With all-natural products , online booking and affordable prices , BuckleBath is a safe and convenient service for all families BuckleBath ’ s concept is pediatrician-approved and parent-endorsed . BuckleBath drives to your driveway or apartment building to do the dirty work ! www . bucklebath . com
Dr . Vanna Stone – Gentle Caring Dentistry Dr . Vanna Stone is a partner at Gentle Caring Dentistry where she strives to bring both empathy and excellence to life . Inspired at a young age to follow her mother into dentistry , she is committed to convincing people that going to the dentist can be something you look forward to .
Kristi Telschow – Jersey Staffing Solutions Kristi Telschow is the Founder & CEO of Jersey Staffing Solutions , LLC , a boutique Recruiting & RPO services firm . She is also CEO and Co-founder of Morris Technology Partners and serves as Immediate Past President and VP of Marketing & Communications for Morris County Society for Human Resource Professionals .