Board & Supporters

The State’s top business leaders on the Board of Directors at Choose New Jersey, Inc. have provided significant support and contributions that have promoted economic development in the Garden State for over 5 years.

These extraordinary individuals represent New Jersey’s most important sectors, including life sciences, financial services, information technology, manufacturing, logistics, food, health care, unions, trade organizations and universities throughout the State.

From them, we are able to gain expert knowledge and a unique perspective about business community needs across New Jersey. The power, influence and breadth of our members’ advocacy not only captures their audiences’ attention, but also stimulates participation by others to encourage and nurture economic growth throughout New Jersey.

It is the strength of our Board that gives Choose New Jersey standing as a leading economic development organization in the country.

We are so grateful for their collaboration, guidance and support.


President and Chief Operating Officer, PSEG Power
vice chairman
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President
treasurer, secretary
Linda Bowden
New Jersey Regional President
Gary Stockbridge
Region President
Business Manager
Vice President & Eastern Regional Manager
Dan Lynch
Vice President, Media & Partnerships
Co-Founder & Managing Principal
Jill Kaplan
President of New York/New Jersey


President & Chief Executive Officer
Robert Doherty
New Jersey State President
Cathleen Callahan
NJ Market Executive, Global Commercial Banking
President & CEO
Managing Partner
Chair, Construction
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Executive Vice Chairman
Business Development
Rebecca Burke
New Jersey Office Managing Partner
Chairman & Managing Director
President and CEO
Business Manager/ Financial Secretary
Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey Persky
Executive Vice President
John M. Kiely
Chief Executive Officer
Vice President, Government & Public Affairs
Susan Roos
Assurance Partner
Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Lewis
Vice President, Public Policy
Dan Tarnopol
Director, Business Development & Real Estate
Larisa Perry
Lead Region President, Northeast

Education Advocates


Relocation & Expansion Services

We provide customized RFI responses, demographics, detailed market assessments and other complimentary business relocation and expansion services. When your company chooses to grow in New Jersey, we also will help you publicize your good news.

Site Visits

We’ll make your property search seamless, so you find the site that best meets your relocation or expansion needs.

Economic Development Connections

Our public and private partners provide a wide range of services. From higher education research collaboration to regulatory and legal assistance to workforce training, they’ll ensure you have a smooth landing.

Jose Lozano
President & Chief Executive Officer
Catherine Scangarella
Chief Strategy Officer, Sector Lead: Life Sciences & Tech
Becky Bond Roitzsch
Governance & Program Manager