The Meadowlands Regional Chamber (MRC) hosted its 2018 Annual Leadership Awards Breakfast this today April 12 with Frank Vuono, co-founder and partner of 16W Marketing, as the keynote speaker . The event also honored several area business leaders for their commitment and dedication to our business community.
Every year the MRC recognizes individuals who have been especially active and integral in advancing the Chamber’s mission of stimulating economic development and improving the greater community. The award is named after the late Arline Simpson Seidman, a former chairwoman of the Chamber whose leadership spanned a 25 year period. Below are this year’s recipients of the 2018 Arline Simpson Leadership Award:
- Angela Daidone, Ramapo College of New Jersey
- Don Dazzo, HumanEdge
- Barbara Feit, AVE
- Marcelo Galarza, M Awards Plus, LLC
- Peter Moeller, Scarinci Hollenbeck, LLC
- Kyle Winslow, WSP Inc.
A Meadowlands Lifetime Achievement Award was also presented to Diana E. Fainberg, owner of Diana E. Fainberg Associates, LLC and also previously served as Chairwoman of the Chamber’s Board of Advisors.
“I am honored to lead a business service organization where so many are willing to dedicate precious time to helping other members and advancing our mission,” states MRC President & CEO Jim Kirkos. “By recognizing these individuals with this award, we show our appreciation and gratitude to those who step up and lead our many initiatives. The Chamber is successful because of these dedicated business associates. “
Frank Vuono, co-founder and partner at 16W Marketing, was the keynote speaker. A leader in the sports marketing industry, Vuono has helped to shape the marketing standard in professional sports and entertainment. Having consulted for more than half of the teams in the NFL, Vuono has negotiated record-breaking partnerships in naming rights, sponsorship, licensing, merchandising and ticket and suite sales.