Michael S. Pucciarelli, Principal
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.
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
Vice Chair Programming
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.
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.
Steven F. Todd, General Manager
Immediate Past Chair
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.
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.
A graduate of LaSalle University, Michelle is the Vice President of Delco Development; a commercial real estate development and hospitality management company. She is responsible for the overall operations of Delco Development and its subsidiaries including; Aloft Mount Laurel, Super 8 Mount Laurel, Super 8 Pennsville, Hampton Inn Pennsville and Hampton Inn Woodbridge.
Christine Carlson-Glazer is the Government and Community Relations Liaison for Deborah Heart and Lung Center, a 2017 top 50 CardioVascular Teaching Hospital in the country as identified by Truven Health Analytics, an IBM company. Christine’s passion for policy, people and making a positive difference is enhanced by her more than 20 years experience in state and federal government relations, heath policy, and operations.
Bill Crowe is the Director of Development and Special Events at Legacy Treatment Services. In his role, Bill raises support and awareness for Legacy Treatment Services by managing and executing all special events, including Monte Carlo Night, Legacy Golf Classic, and the Ride to Thrive Bike Ride. In addition, he provides opportunities for individuals, organizations, and corporations to assist Legacy with carrying out its mission. Bill lives with his wife Carol and their four children in Mount Laurel.
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.
Lynda L. Hinkle, Esq. Managing Partner
Government Affairs and Economic Development Chair
Lynda L. Hinkle is an attorney whose firm, with locations in Turnersville and Mount Laurel, focuses on family law, elder law, estate planning and administration and government affairs and advocacy. In addition to being on the Burlington County Regional Chamber Board, she serves on the Rowan Alumni Board, Rutgers Alumni Leaders Council, 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.
Rahul Kachru, President/CEO
Rahul Kachru has been the CEO/President of South Jersey Federal Credit Union (SJFCU) since January 2015. SJFCU is a community based financial institution with over 75 years of history and branches all over South Jersey. Prior to SJFCU, Rahul has held multiple senior C-Level and executive positions in the banking industry over the past 20+ years. He is an avid traveler and holds a Master’s degree in Applied Statistics and RISK management from University of Texas, Austin.
Brett Michener, CEO
Golf Liaison, Young Professionals Network Co-Liaison
Brett is the CEO of the Golf Performance Institute. He is the proud father of 3 and a Mount Laurel resident. Brett is an active member of our chamber as well as on the regional board member of the American Cancer Society.
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 and currently resides in Lumberton. He has one son, who also helps in the stores.
A true family business!
Jill Ross, Regional Vice President
Voice of Business Liaison
Jill Ross is a Regional Vice President for Beneficial Bank where she oversees profitability, relationship management, deposit growth, loan growth, human resources and operations for 7 locations. Jill has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years and graduated from The Rutgers School of Business with a degree in Finance. Jill lives in Lumberton with her husband Bob, son Connor and two terriers Lola and Sawyer.
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.
Joseph J. Skwara, CFP®, CFS®
an NFLPA Registered Player Financial Advisor
As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ practitioner, Joe has been making a significant difference in people’s lives for over 25 years. He strives to help his clients to achieve their financial objectives – prudently and thoughtfully – through a long-term relationship based on trusted and knowledgeable advice.
With the right relationship, life can be brilliant.
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.
Pamela Collins, Chief Development Officer
Young Professionals Network Representative, 40th Anniversary Gala Co-Chair
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. 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.
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.