Dr. Dennis Devery, Vice President for Institutional Planning Research
Dr. Dennis Devery is the Vice President for Institutional Planning and Research at Thomas Edison State University. Dr. Devery coordinates the University’s strategic planning, institutional assessments, federal and state compliance requirements and market research activities. Dr. Devery is a part-time lecturer for the Political Science department of Rutgers University and provides strategic planning counseling for non-profit organizations throughout Burlington County.
Ryan Regina, Co-Founder & Principal
Ryan is the co-founder and a Principal at Big Sky Enterprises, which is a Commercial Real Estate Development and Construction Management firm located in South Jersey. Ryan is a Burlington County native and currently lives in Haddonfield, NJ with his wife and three sons.
Anne Caruso, President
Vice Chair Membership, Membership Recruitment Chair, Cinnaminson Chamber Chair
Put a detail-oriented, enthusiastic and experienced operations manager together in one person and you have Anne Caruso. Having spent more than 25 years in office management with a construction company and a family doctor, Anne operates Networks Plus with a keen understanding of the specific pressures her clients face each day. An RFP specialist, preparing federal, state and local bids for as much as $25 million, Anne understands details matter. She also delights with enthusiasm for each website the Networks Plus team creates for their clients because it represents so much of the client’s brand promise.
Lynda L. Hinkle, Esq. Managing Partner
Government Affairs and Economic Development Chair
Lynda L. Hinkle is an attorney whose firm located in Turnersville but serving Burlington, Camden, Gloucester Counties and the entire South Jersey region, focuses on family law, elder law, estate planning, administration and litigation, and immigration. In addition to being on the Burlington County Regional Chamber Board, she runs a nonprofit dedicated to advocacy against family violence, Persist New Jersey, serves on the Rowan Alumni Board and participates in a host of volunteer engagements. She has written a book entitled “Breaking Up: Finding and Working with a New Jersey Divorce Attorney” available on Amazon.
Joseph P. Tredinnick, SVP Regional Vice President
Treasurer/Secretary, Finance Chair
Mr. Joseph P. Tredinnick has been with TD Bank, N.A since 1992 and is currently the Regional Vice President of Burlington, Camden and Mercer Counties. Mr. Tredinnick has been a Regional Vice President for 9 years and is primarily responsible for commercial lending throughout Mercer, Burlington and Camden Counties.
Michael S. Pucciarelli, Principal
Immediate Past Chair
Michael S. Pucciarelli is a Principal in the Lawrenceville, New Jersey office of HBK CPAs & Consultants, a Top 100 firm ranked in Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting magazines. The firm specializes in tax, accounting, assurance and business consulting with 12 locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Florida. Mike is a veteran business advisor and a seasoned public speaker.
Kristi M. Howell
Kristi M. Howell has been the President/ CEO of the Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce since 2002. In that role she connects businesses to foster growth in Burlington County and the region for the success of its members. She sits on various boards including, American Cancer Society – SJ Board of Advisors, Burlington County Institute of Technology Foundation, and Visit South Jersey. She is a frequent speaker and author on diverse business issues and topics.
Christine Carlson-Glazer is the Government and Community Relations Liaison for Deborah Heart and Lung Center, one of the nation’s leading center’s for CardioVascular care. Previously, Christine served as vice president at two of New Jersey’s hospital associations. Christine has a Masters of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley, and more than 20 years of experience in state and federal government relations, heath policy, and operations.
Pamela Collins, Chief Development Officer
As Chief Development Officer for Oaks Integrated Care, Pam manages the public relations, marketing, fundraising and food pantries for the nonprofit social services organization. She has been with the organization for 10 years and played a major role in communication and brand awareness following two large mergers in 2012 and 2015 and affiliation in 2017. Pam sits on the Steering Committee for the BCRCC Young Professional’s Network and also on the Campaign Cabinet for the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern NJ in Burlington County.”
Bill Crowe is the Chief Development Officer of Maryville Addiction Treatment Center. In his role, Mr. Crowe raises funds and builds awareness for Maryville by overseeing fundraising, marketing, communication, and business development activities. Mr. Crowe received his Master degree in Public Relations from Rowan University. He resides in Mount Laurel with his wife Carol and his four children
Mark R. Dibble, CEO
Mark Dibble is the CEO of YMCA Camp Ockanickon, Inc. in Medford, NJ. YMCA Camp Ockanickon, Inc. provides overnight camping, day camping, conference services and childcare in Medford and the surrounding areas. Prior to his current role Mark was a Corporate Strategy Consultant with Accenture Federal Services. Mark received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management in Chicago, IL.
John C. Gillespie, Shareholder
Economic Development Liaison
John C. Gillespie is a Shareholder and Executive Committee member with Parker McCay, as well as chair of the Firm’s Municipal and Local Government practice area. He also serves as President of the Board of Trustees for Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, Inc.
Leor Hemo, Founder & Managing Principal
Vantage Real Estate Services
Leor Hemo is the founder and managing principal of Vantage Real Estate Services headquartered in Marlton, NJ. Vantage RES specializes in servicing businesses and their real estate needs throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Leor has over 18 years of commercial real estate experience and brings a broad range and history of entrepreneurial experience to the Chamber; He was instrumental in establishing and developing multiple businesses through the years and served on several non-profit boards. Leor believes that through stronger communities, businesses thrive. Leor served as a Tank Commander in the Israeli Defense Forces. His experience with leading a team in active combat has translated into the resolve he uses in business and life to this day.
Christopher Hughes, Assistant Vice President of Government Relations
Christopher Hughes is Assistant Vice President of Government Relations for Virtua, South Jersey’s largest health system. In this role, he is responsible for advocating on behalf of Virtua to further its strategic initiatives and priorities to improve the health and well-being of people who live in Virtua’s service area through public policy, and legislative and regulatory initiatives at all levels of government. This includes collaboratively designing and implementing health care strategies and programs utilizing existing and fostering new external relationships, partnerships and coalitions.
Ron Monokian, Co-Founder & Principal
Chair – Golf Outing
Ron, along with wife Joy, are owners of Joy’s Hallmark for 30 years and We Make It Personal for the past 6 years, which provides personalized gifts. Ron has lived in South Jersey all his life. In 2017 the family moved to Ocean City where they have their personalized engraving business, which is now on Asbury Avenue and being on the boardwalk 5 years. He has one son, who also helps in the stores.
A true family business!
Dr. Christopher Nagy, Superintendent
Burlington County Institute of Technology & BC Special Services School District
Dr. Christopher Nagy is the Superintendent of the Burlington County Institute of Technology comprised of two high schools and an adult division and the Burlington County Special Services District which services special needs students from Pre-K to age 21. Dr. Nagy is a member of the Burlington County Workforce Development Board and member of the Burlington County Education and Youth Services Collaboration Committee. Dr. Nagy is a recipient of the BC 2017 Emerging Leader Award, is a guest speaker, DisruptEd-TV guest, author of a book and many articles and is an adjunct doctoral program professor.
Sandra Sciacca is President of Sciacca’s Upholstering & Design Center, an award winning 3rd generation company serving residential and commercial clients in NJ, PA and DE. The firm produces fine upholstery and custom window treatments. The full service design studio features fabrics, trim, decorative hardware and custom products. In, 2016 , Sciacca’s Upholstering & Design Center was recognized as “ Outstanding Small Business of the Year” in Burlington County. She and her husband and business partner Paul Costello recently acquired assets for an international marine upholstery business. The business addition, C&S Marine, is a licensed manufacturer for Correct Craft /Nautique upholstery.
Amy E. Travetti, Vice President
Amy E. Travetti has been a Vice President of Commercial and Industrial Lending for Republic Bank since 2012. Her position encompasses a commercial business development and portfolio management for a wide variety of commercial and not-for-profit customers. With over 20 years’ experience in commercial lending, prior to joining Republic Bank she had previously worked at Commerce Bank for 15 years. Her experience in lending encompasses a wide variety of small business banking, middle market, real estate, and asset based lending.
John Vanderslice, Owner and Sales Executive
John Vanderslice, Owner and Sales Executive with 25+ years in multi-national leadership, is committed to guiding you to raise your revenue and market share by building sales champions who grow your business. John is coupling the Sandler model with his corporate success in executive leadership roles with multi-billion-dollar, global corporations like, DuPont, Dow, Exxon Mobile, Google, SAP, Coca Cola and others. He has also held senior positions impacting major privately held firms, as well as several national and regional nonprofit organizations. Known for building champions and championship organizations, John has hired and trained some of the best sales teams in each of his company assignments. He channels his energy into bringing out the best in top industry leaders. John is proud of his academic credentials. He studied Liberal Arts at DePaul University of Chicago, and attended the executive education program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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Tom Wagner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Tom joined Quality Concepts, Inc. in 1989. He became a partner in 2006. For nearly 30 years, Tom has been an integral part of evolving and growing the business to be a leading promotional products & print company in the area. In addition to performing as Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Tom is responsible for managing the everyday operations of the business. After graduation from Bucknell University in 1987, he settled in the Great Philadelphia area and currently resides in Moorestown with his two sons.
Phil Wessner,Vice President Commercial Banking
Phil Wessner is the VP Commercial Banking for Beneficial Bank in the South Jersey Market. He brings 20 years experience in banking, business development, commercial lending and accounting. He received his B.S. in Accounting from LaSalle University and his M.B.A. from Widener University and is a resident of Burlington County. He is also the Vice-President of the Evesham Celebrations Foundation, Advisory Board Member of the American Cancer Society and Member of the Evesham Township Zoning Board.
Teresa Sydorko, Director of Communications & Social Media
Young Professionals Network Representative
Teresa manages the brand voice for Delco Development’s five New Jersey Hotels as the Director of Communications & Social Media. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Rider University and enjoys volunteering her time with various non-profit organizations; including the BCRCC, as the Chairperson of the Young Professionals Network.
Peter J. Hovnanian, Principal
Peter J. Hovnanian has been involved in the building industry for over thirty-five years, during which time he has directed the acquisition, approval and delivery of more than 7,000 residential units, retail, office, and industrial centers and assisted living projects throughout New Jersey.
Donald J. Patrick, Partner
Donald J. Patrick joined Bowman & Company LLP in 1980 and was admitted as a Partner in 1992. Currently serving as the lead Partner in the Tax Services Group and a member of the firm’s executive committee, Don is responsible for overseeing the administrative and technical aspects of the tax practice for the Firm and its full client base. In addition to his firm specific duties, Don offers a comprehensive range of accounting, tax, and consulting services to medical practices and ventures, automobile dealerships, farms, law firms, and a variety of other business entities and individuals.
Dave J. Schaming, CRC
Wells Fargo Advisors
David J. Schaming is Managing Director – Investments at Wells Fargo Advisors. David is a graduate of Rider University and currently resides with his family in Mt Laurel.
Steven F. Todd, General Manager
Steven F. Todd is the Circulation Director for the Calkins Philadelphia Newspapers, the Burlington County Times here in New jersey and the Bucks County Courier Times and The Intelligencer in Pennsylvania managing new subscriber marketing and distribution for all three properties. He also serves as General Manager for the Burlington County Times. Previously, he has worked for the Gannett Company as Circulation Manager at the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ and at the Home News Tribune in East Brunswick, NJ as Circulation Director.