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Celebration will be held June 15th

Thursday | 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Auletto Caterers | 1849 Cooper Street Almonesson, NJ
$75 Guests | $650 Table (Ten Seats)

For More information contact Michael Oliveri, Membership & Events Director
856-881-6560 x 203 | moliveri@gloucestercountychamber.com

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Small Business Person of the Year

 

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Mike Regina

Principal/Co-founder  |  Big Sky Enterprises, LLC

 

Michael Regina is co-founder of Big Sky Enterprises, a leading construction management, financing, and design-build firm founded in 2003.  Their services include land acquisition, architecture and engineering management, approval process management, project financing procurement and construction to provide their clients with single professional contact-point control.

With 25 years of industry experience and expertise, Michael strategizes, oversees and performs multiple mission critical initiatives for Big Sky Enterprises. His areas of direct responsibility include project feasibility analysis, project management, and business development.

In addition to his professional duties, Michael is committed to serving those in his community, steadfast in his belief that it is better to give than receive.  He supports a variety of socially conscious organizations, currently sitting on the Development Committee and the 2017 Campaign Chair for the YMCA of Burlington.  Also a former Deacon and Youth Leader, Michael now serves on the Hospitality ministry and is the Coordinator for Harvest America at his church.

Michael, a Medford, New Jersey native, currently resides in Haddonfield, New Jersey with his wife and three children.  When not fostering personal and professional community development, he can be found at the athletic fields supporting his kids.

Business Person of the Year

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Rob Curley

South Jersey Market President | TD Bank

 

As South Jersey Market President of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, Rob Curley leads commercial and small business lending teams throughout Mercer, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Cumberland, and Salem Counties.  Rob has been with TD Bank (formerly Commerce Bank) since June 1989 where he started as a Part Time Teller.

Curley is a graduate of Penn State University and did some post graduate work at Villanova and Temple as well as executive development at Wharton’s Aresty Institute.  He’s extremely active in the community and currently serves on numerous boards including the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey, Mid-Jersey Chamber of Commerce, Greater Trenton, United Way of Camden County, Boys & Girls Club of Camden County, Businesses Committed to South Jersey,  Southern New Jersey Development Council, Cumberland County, Samaritan Hospice and Healthcare, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, SNJ Business People, Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation, Symphony in C, and Rutgers Walter Rand Institute.

In 2007, the Philadelphia Business Journal selected Curley as one of Metro Philadelphia’s “40 Under 40” up and coming leaders.  Rob was also named one of SNJ Business People’s “People of the Year” for 2010, the South Jersey Young Professional’s Halo Award winner in 2011, Philadelphia Smart CEO’s “Philly’s Top Bankers”, and SJ Biz Magazines “Top 20 Executives of the Year” in 2012.  During 2013, Rob received the Civic Leadership Award from Camden County College and the Corporate and Community Leadership Award from Bancroft and from the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation for his involvement in the community.  These awards earned him the distinction of being named one of SJ Magazine’s “Men of the Year in 2013”.  Most recently, Rob was chosen as one of SJ Biz Magazine’s “Business Power 50” (August 2015 and 2016), as well as Non Profit Trustee of the Year by the Non Profit Development Center.

Citizen of the Year

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Bonnie Brooker

Owner

BBE Promotions

 

Bonnie graduated with a degree in graphic design, and worked as a designer for Print Companies and Ad Agencies. She was an intricate part of Bell Atlantics first multi-media project in DC.

She worked as graphic artist/customer relations rep for a promotional company and was asked to become a sales person. Bonnie serviced Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Companies as their preferred vendor for 12 years, and moved up to VP of Sales.

In 2008 Pharmaceutical companies were receiving great pressure to reduce drug costs and it was determined to forgo all “swag” to Doctor’s Offices. This was a 33 Billion Dollar Industry. When Bonnie was laid off with a non-compete contract she started BonBon’s Parties & Events in 2008.

BonBon’s Parties & Events has become a leader in children’s entertainment and has won many awards, they have a fine reputation in the Delaware Valley.

In 2011 Bonnie also started BBE Promotions. BBE can work directly with clients to give them un-surpassed customer service and creativity in both product and application. BBE has the ability and experience of working both domestically and with overseas manufacturers for both standard and custom goods, bring additional value to their clients.

Chamber Member of the Year

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Megan Varrell

Marketing & Sales Coordinator  |  SpeedPro Imaging South Jersey

 

As the Marketing & Sales Coordinator for SpeedPro Imaging South Jersey, a large format printer specializing in the design and production of Great.BIG.Graphics, Megan Varrell leads the company’s marketing and sales efforts throughout South Jersey. Originally hired as a Marketing Assistant in December 2009, Megan returned to SpeedPro Imaging after a three-year hiatus in April of 2015 as the Marketing & Sales Coordinator.

Often referred to as the “face of the business”, Megan aims to maximize the awareness and growth of SpeedPro SJ through a unique promise of values to her clients; be authentic, be the real deal, and be helpful.

A rising power connector in Gloucester County, Megan believes that the major key to successful networking is putting the best people in touch with the best resources, with the goal of creating greater success for all concerned. Megan is a member of the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee, along with the co-chair for the Linked @ 1 Group.

In her free time, Megan enjoys a good laugh with family and friends, exploring hiking trails in the Delaware Valley, practicing mindfulness and meditation and of course the Philadelphia Eagles. Currently, in the process of buying her first home – in Gloucester County, Megan has the ambitions to continue to grow with South Jersey for years to come. Connect with Megan at www.linkedin.com/in/meganvarrell/.

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David Kryszczak

CEO  |  Deptford Technology Services

Deptford Township High School

 

Mr. David Emanuel Kryszczak is the CEO of his own business, Deptford Technology Services, which specializes in website design and social media marketing. As a winner of The 2017 Best of Gloucester County Award for Online / E-Commerce, David knows how to get hard work done in a timely manner, the first time.

David likes to keep himself busy, he will be heading to Rowan University to pursue a degree in Management Information Systems and Clarinet Education in the Fall.

When he is not running his business or attending college, David spends his time playing clarinet and saxophone for the All South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble with professional musicians. David volunteers around Gloucester County working with the Deptford Township Veteran’s Memorial Park, Deptford Drug Alliance, and the Deptford Township Public School District.

David currently resides in Deptford, New Jersey with his parents and their cats, Ruby and Sapphire. He can be contacted at d.kryszczak@outlook.com

Nonprofit Organization of the Year

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The Arc Gloucester has been providing life changing programs and services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for sixty years. What started with a small group of parents who wanted more opportunities for their children has grown into an organization with over thirty programs throughout Gloucester County. Residential programs, Adult Training sites & businesses, and Respite programs provide individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity for more independence, life skills, socialization with their peers, job readiness training, and much, much more. For their loved ones we offer support and peace of mind.

Providing opportunities has been the backbone of The Arc Gloucester for the past sixty years. With new and innovative services on the horizon, we look forward to continuing to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for the next sixty years.