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Meet Our Board

 

Katherine Falcone - President

Term Assignment: 3 years (2018-2020)

President and founder of the Williamstown Chamber of Commerce. President and founder of SOS Group Inc. a Home Accessibility solutions company in Williamstown. Recently, Falcone was honored as one of the 2014 Outstanding Entrepreneurs by South Jersey Biz Magazine, recipient of the 2015 Small Business of the Year award presented by the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce and the 2016 Super Women award presented by South Jersey Magazine. She is an advocate for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and a Committee member of the Williamstown Main Street Committee. Falcone organized South Jersey's first annual MDA Walk & Vendor Fair in Williamstown raising money for those afflicted by Muscular Dystrophy. She recently was a speaker for Idera Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage bio-pharmaceutical company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts researching cancer and rare diseases and also a speaker for the Myositis Association in Reno, Nevada. In her spare time, Katherine keeps a close family circle enjoying time with her three children and 3 grandchildren who all reside in Williamstown.

 

Manuel (Manny) A. Paredes - Vice President

Term Assignment: 3 years (2018-2020)

Raised in Brooklyn New York began did his undergraduate work in NYU and Temple University, received his Masters degree from Drexel University and post graduate work from Nova South Eastern University

Manny retired as Director from the Free Public Library of Monroe Township after serving as a Naval Defense Systems Analyst, Business Administrator for Public Service Electric and Gas - Nuclear, Director of Law Libraries for Wolf Block, Schorr LLP and Blank Rome LLP, and Library Director at the Cherry Hill Public Library.

Manny also owned his own business as an interior space planner for Yellow Brook Farms executive offices, with other design work for the Chrysler Building-NY, 430 Park Ave - NY, Watergate - WDC and various libraries.

 

Barbra Berkowitz - Treasurer

Term Assisgnment: 3 years (2018-2020)

Barbra is currently employed as the Marketing Director for SOS Group. She has an extensive background in Marketing and Sales and experience in building a business from the ground up. As the Marketing Director for SOS Group she is currently involved with several organizations such as TREC, an organization devoted to facilitating the exchange of cutting edge information for the Geriatric community and working with ethical dilemmas. She also attends and belongs to the Women's Power Network Group, the Business Minded Women's Group, the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce, the Gloucester County Health Network Connections Group, the Camden County Health Network Connections Group, the Burlington County Health Network Connections Group and the New Visions Group.

Barbra also volunteers and recently helped put together the First Muscular Dystrophy event in Southern NJ which raised $20,000. She is also a volunteer for Hearts United against Cancer.

 

Jennifer Toal - Board of Director

Term Assignment: 1 year (2018)

Jennifer is a licensed Real Estate Professional, Realtor, for Century 21 Rauh & Johns where she provides exceptional customer service to her clients. Through her background and experience in real estate sales and marketing, she makes the process of buying and selling homes as effortless as possible. In addition to standard real estate transactions, her past real estate sales include but are not limited to, first time buyers, short sales, and bank-owned properties.

She attended Colorado University where she studied marketing and earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. She is also a life-long resident of Southern New Jersey (Williamstown). In addition to her real estate experience and neighborhood expertise, she has previously worked for a hometown bank for ten years in management and customer service in Williamstown, Sewell, and Franklinville. She and Century 21 Rauh & Johns volunteers her time giving back to the community with organizations such as Mothers Cupboard to help families in need. Wherever Jennifer goes, her passion and commitment follows.

She sits on the Board of Health, participates on the Main Street Committee, and fills the Ambassador position on the Williamstown Chamber of Commerce. In these positions, she works to help bring business to and remain in Williamstown, which in turn reflects by helping to increase the value of homes in town for residence.

Jennifer resides in Williamstown with her husband and their beautiful daughter.

 

Stephanie Ambroselli - Board of Director

Term Assignment: 2 years (2018-2019)

Stephanie is a full time licensed professional Realtor for Keller Williams Realty in Sewell, New Jersey. Stephanie Is a business minded people person who strives to educate people in an ever-changing Real Estate market that we live in. A graduate of Rowan University with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and a minor in business. Stephanie took her education further by obtaining her Real estate license after college and learning about all aspects of Real Estate. She has helped many clients with the Short Sale process, and in addition to buying and selling homes, is also prevalent in commercial Real Estate sales, land purchases, Bank Foreclosures, etc. She works in all areas of New Jersey but Gloucester County she calls home.

In her spare time, she volunteers for school related functions, Organizes fundraisers, and supports the community of Williamstown. She grew up in Washington Twp and moved to Williamstown 10 years ago, where she now resides with her husband and 2 children.

 

Anthony (Tony) Langella - Board of Director

Term Assignment: 2 years (2018-2019)

Anthony is the owner of Antony & Cleopatra Caterers. During his 45 years in the food industry, Mr. Langella has received many awards including Best Caterer and Best for Weddings in South Jersey. He owns a 40 acre establishment located at 2379 South Black Horse pike (Rt.322) in Williamstown. Mr. Langella is a graduate of Glassboro State University (Rowan University). He has been married to his lovely wife, Sena for 46 years and have two beautiful children, Anthony Jr and Alexis. Mr. Langella has a celebrated six year military career, has served on many committees over the years, including Board Director of the Miss NJ Scholarship Pageant, President of the Cherry Hill Kiwanis Club and Williamstown Sunrise Rotary. He remains very active in the community and is currently, a Board of Director for Williamstown Chamber of Commerce and the Chairperson of Economic Development of Williamstown. Mr. Langella believes in giving 100% to grow the city of Williamstown into a business community.

 

Ernie Carbone, II - Board of Director

Term Assignment: 3 years (2018-2020)

Ernie has been a business development consultant for over 32 years, and has served an extensive variety of clients.

Throughout this career, his diverse experience interfaced with the Insurance, Financial, Occupational Health Care, and Nutraceutical Industries.

As a member of the Monroe Township Economic Development Commission and Chairman of the Main Street Committee, Ernie's primary responsibility is to focus on the redevelopment of Downtown Main Street in Williamstown. Additionally, working in alignment with the Community Development Director, marketing directly to developers and businesses to expand the commercial base of the Township, is his overall objective.

He holds an Associate's Degree from Philadelphia University, (formerly Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science).

Ernie and wife Patricia are living in Williamstown for 29 years.

 

John Pettit - Board of Director

Term Assignment: 2 years (2018-2019)

John Pettit is a Vice President, Branch Manager and Business Development Officer for First Bank in its Williamstown branch.

John has over nineteen years of banking experience in Branch Management, Business Development, Cash Management and Government Banking. He is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the branch, all personnel working for and with-in the branch and the development of new personal and business relationships within the communities that First Bank serves.

John, In addition to being on the Board of Directors for the Williamstown Chamber of Commerce, is also the President of the Williamstown Sunrise Rotary club, a Director for the Williamstown Sunrise Rotary Foundation Inc. and Treasurer / Chief Commissioner/ Coach and Mentor for the Gloucester Township Girls Athletic Association. He is also a past Chairman and Co-Chair for the White Horse Pike Chamber and the Winslow Chamber, both were sub- chambers of the Camden County Regional Chamber of Commerce.

When not working John enjoys camping, fishing, boating and spending time with his family and friends. John is married to Jackie and they have a daughter Jillian.

 

Denise Davis - Board of Director

Term Assignment: 1 year (2018)

Denise R. Davis is a financial services professional. She has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro as well as a Master degree from Rutgers University in History. Denise is a Registered Representative for NYLIFE Securities LLC and an agent with New York Life Insurance Company since 2011 providing individuals, families, and business with life insurance and financial products that meet their needs. She speaks fluently Portuguese, Spanish, French, French Creole, and German. She keeps up with current insurance and financial product trends and offers outstanding service.

Denise lives in Williamstown with her husband and daughter since 1995.

She is a member of the Williamstown Sunrise Rotary Foundation and board member of the Congregation B’nai Tikvah Beth Israel. She is active in many women’s organizations including National Association of Women’s Business Owner (NAWBO South Jersey).

 

Cody Miller - Honorary Board of Director

Cody currently serves on Council in Monroe Township and was elected as the youngest councilman in the town's history at the age of 23. He currently serves as the President of the Volunteer Center of South Jersey and works as a political and non-profit consultant. He previously served as the youngest community college trustee in the state of New Jersey at Rowan College at Gloucester County and is a proud graduate of Rutgers University with a Master's Degree in Public Administration. Cody has dedicated his life to serving and improving his community.

 

Steve Slotnick - Board of Director

Term of Assignment 1 year 2018

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