The CEO Group Board of Directors
William J. Nardelli
William J. Nardelli Sr. began his career at Nardelli Bros. Inc. Lake View Farms in 1974 as a sales assistant. The Nardelli Family are fifth generation growers, shippers and distributors of fresh fruits and vegetables since 1898.
William is on the board and a member of numerous organizations including United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Assoc., Cedarville Marketing Cooperative, S.J. Produce Distribution Assoc., Vineland Produce Cooperative Assoc., CEO Group, NJ Agriculture Society. Bill is a graduate of Stockton State College (’81). Bill is an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoys time spent with his wife Sandy and their two sons William J. Jr. and James N. II.
Salvatore Pipitone Jr. is the founder and CEO of F&S Produce Company, Inc. Established in 1981, Sam has built F&S into a multi-million-dollar business that processes more than 120 million pounds of fresh produce a year. Today, with three facilities, more than 700,000 square feet of processing space, and over 800 employees, the company supplies retail, food service, and institutional customers with fresh cut fruits and vegetables, quick-frozen vegetables, purees, wraps and salads, and many more value-added products. In 1986, he formed Pipco Transportation with more than 50 power units to control the shipment of F&S finished products to the company’s hundreds of customers. He is also a director and past president and chairman of the New Jersey Food Processors Association and a trustee of the CEO Group.
Robert D. McCormick
Bob McCormick has been a member of the CEO group since 1998. He is the managing partner and Vice President-General Manager of the Toyota of Vineland Dealership and also a stockholder in RK Chevrolet KIA Subaru. He will celebrate his 32 Year Anniversary this year with the Burns Kull Auto Group. Since his graduation from St Joseph’s University in 1976, Bob has worked in the automobile industry beginning in his fathers Lincoln Mercury dealership in Trenton NJ.
Bob has worked and lived in Vineland since 1984. He also values his membership and previous time on the board as a past Vice President of the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce. He is also a trustee of the NJ CAR, and active member of the Tri- State Toyota Dealers Association along with The Diocese of Camden Church affiliates.
Bob is an avid supporter of Coaches VS Cancer, St Augustine Prep, Our Lady of Mercy academy and other charitable organizations. Bob lives in Vineland with his wife Patty and their three children.
Louis N. Magazzu
In addition to being the Executive Director of the CEO Group, Lou Magazzu maintains a general practice of law with offices in Vineland, New Jersey. He has represented clients in over two billion dollars in transactions; with a special emphasis on mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Magazzu previously served as the City Solicitor for Vineland, NJ. He was one of the first lawyers in the state to combine the payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) and Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) loan programs. He also developed the legal framework for the (UEZ) second generation loan fund which has become a model for similar programs throughout the state.
Mr. Magazzu has also served as a municipal attorney for many other municipalities, as well as counsel to zoning and planning boards and assisted in the drafting and revising of municipal master plans. Mr. Magazzu has also served as part of underwriting or bond counsel teams for projects with total value in excess of one billion dollars.
Mr. Magazzu served as a member of the Board of Directors and Secretary to a corporation traded on the American Stock Exchange. Mr. Magazzu served as a member of the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders. He served as Director of the Board in 2001 and again for three years from 2008 until 2010.
In 2007 Mr. Magazzu served as the President of the New Jersey Association of Counties and from 2008-2001 on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Counties. In 2011, Mr. Magazzu served as Chairman of the National Democratic County Officials.
Serving in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1954 to 1957 involved a lot of truck driving for Melvin R. Bradway. He got to know trucks and decided that trucking was how he wanted to earn his living. In 1959 Melvin and bride, Rosemarie, purchased their first truck and Bradway Trucking began. The fleet has since grown to 55 trucks and 350 trailers. Bradway at present employs approximately 70 people. Melvin and Rosemarie are still involved with the business serving as CEO and Vice-President respectively.
Sharon C. Bruno
Sharon Bruno is the President of the Board of Creative Achievement Academy LLC located in Vineland, NJ. She founded the Private School for Students with Disabilities in 1979. Creative Achievement Academy provides a nurturing environment in which students establish a new foundation, an equal chance and a sense of belonging and acceptance. The school is currently run by Sharon’s children. Prior to owning the school, Sharon was a teacher for the Vineland Board of Education. She has a Master’s Degree in Education, is a certified Teacher of the Handicapped and a New Jersey certified School Principal. Creative Achievement Academy employs 40 people. Sharon is also the President of Kerry Bus Service Inc. The company was started in 1980 and transports special needs students throughout Southern New Jersey. The company owns 31 vehicles and employs 41 people some of whom have worked for Sharon for over 15 years.
BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEMBER
Romano Buonadonna Financial Services
Romano Buonadonna Financial Services, LLC specializes in retirement and wealth management for individuals and businesses, estate planning, and the implementation of business succession strategies. Brett has been in the financial industry for almost 25 years and holds an AIF designation which exemplifies the importance of an independent fiduciary.
BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEMBER
Salvatore J. Gaetano is a graduate of Vineland High School and a self-made successful businessman. He began his career as a paralegal working in a law firm. He then moved to the insurance side as a multi-line insurance adjuster in 1993. After gaining valuable knowledge and experience he founded Franklin Insurance Adjusters, Inc. in 2003. What began as a one-man operation in Vineland, New Jersey rapidly grew within the Northeast region expanding South, into the Midwest and now nationwide. Franklin Insurance Adjusters is a nationwide, multi-line adjusting, claims administration, SIU and subrogation recovery firm serving various insurance carriers and self-insured entities.
BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEMBER
All Key Solutions
William graduated from Rider University in 2010 with a degree in Finance, minoring in Political Science. He continued his education graduating in 2011 with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Rider University. William currently serves as Co-Founder of All Key Solutions and as President of Renati Solutions.
William is currently a board member of the Inspira Foundation of Cumberland and Salem Counties, board member of the South Jersey Federal Credit Union, Trustee of the Italian Cultural Foundation of South Jersey, and Trustee of the C.E.O Group. He has previously served as a Governors appointed Trustee of Cumberland County College, board member of the Vineland Zoning Board of Adjustment, board member of the Vineland Urban Enterprise Zone Board and Vineland Development Corporation and as past Chairman of the Cumberland County Young Republican Organization. William is also an active member of Rotary, the Italian American Benevolent Association, and the Southern New Jersey Development Council.
He is married to his wife and longtime partner Courtney Gruccio and has one son William Michael Gruccio, Jr.
Jonathan E. Mangel
BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEMBER
2851 Industrial Way
Vineland, NJ 08360
Liberty Point Advisors
Board of Trustee Member
A private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
Patrick W. McGrory, MSFS, CFP®, CRPC®
As a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, Patrick focusses on investment management, retirement planning, estate planning strategies and charitable giving strategies. Having been in the industry for over twenty years, he has been awarded the designation of Certified Financial PlannerTM and Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM. In addition to his work as an advisor, Patrick has played a significant role for over 25 years in his family’s foundation, the Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, where he currently serves as the Chairman. Patrick is a member of various councils for the Diocese of Camden, including the Bishop’s Finance Council where he currently serves as the Vice Chair as well as the Chair of the Catholic Schools Oversite Committee. His charitable work continues in his roles as a Board Member and Treasurer of the Foundation and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities and as a Board Member of The Saint John Vianney Center.
Patrick received his undergraduate degree from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, where he served as the Hawk mascot, and continues to be deeply involved with the university and its alumni activities. He received his Master of Science in Financial Services and is now a PhD Candidate in Financial and Retirement Planning at The American College in King of Prussia, PA. Patrick was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware and now resides in Vineland, New Jersey with his wife, son and daughter.
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Arthur J. Ogren Jr
Arthur J. Ogren Jr. is the President and CEO of Ogren Construction. Entering our 60th year with 3 generations of family ownership. Our company is based in Vineland, NJ. Ogren Construction provides a variety of construction services throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. This includes conventional construction, design/build, and pre-engineered structures. Licensed and bonded in excess of $100,000,000.00. Completed projects include educational facilities, office buildings, food processing, manufacturing plants, warehousing and related structures.
Robert A. Penza
BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEMBER
S. Coraluzzo Petroleum Transporters
1713 N. Main Rd.
Vineland, NJ 08360
Robert A Penza is President of Samuel Coraluzzo Co., Inc in Vineland., New Jersey. Robert has been in the family business, which was started by his Grandfather Sam, since he was 15 years old. He started by working in the garage painting tire rims after school. He then began to do other repairs as a mechanic helper and that was where his interest grew to be a mechanic. In High School, Robert elected to go to the Cumberland County Voc- Tech where he took courses in Diesel Mechanics. Later in his senior year, he entered a contest called VICA, Vocational Industrial Clubs of America which was a contest for trades where he won second place in the State of New Jersey. That contest awarded him a scholarship given by the New Jersey Motor Truck Association to attend a Diesel Technical School, Engine City Tech in Union, New Jersey. Robert attended that program for two and half years where he got his degree in Diesel Mechanics. He then returned to the family business where he worked as a diesel mechanic.
After two and a half years Robert’s interest changed and he decided to further his education, he started attending Cumberland County College while still working as a mechanic. He later received his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. Robert then washed his hands from the garage and moved into the office where he started doing driver settlement paperwork. He eventually worked in every department, billing, payables, payroll, dispatch, and safety. After his father, Robert V Penza passed away in 2007; he became President of his family’s business. Robert and his brother Michael are third-generation of the company that his grandfather started and his father built.
After his father’s death, the company acquired Torrissi Transport and Dana Transport Systems and partnered with Mike Torrissi Sr and Mike Torrissi Jr. Together they grew the business from the original three terminals in Vineland NJ, Salisbury MD and Baltimore MD to now sixteen terminals from North Jersey down the eastern coast to Florida and employ seven hundred and thirty employees.
Robert also enjoys many interests, cooking, boating, camping, woodworking, wine-making among a few. In his younger years, Robert played the keyboards and sang. Starting when he was in eighth grade; he played in wedding and private bands all through high school and college and then formed a club band called VEGAS where they played at known places like Sweetwater Casino in Sweetwater NJ, Copsey’s in Absecon NJ and The Savoy Inn in Vineland NJ.
Robert enjoys the organizations he belongs to and supports such as the CEO Group, The Italian Culture Foundation, The Italian American Association, The Sons of Italy and a board member of the Hendricks House Group. Robert resides in Vineland, New Jersey and has a son, two step-daughters, and six grandchildren.
Ultra Clean Technologies Corp.
Board of Trustee Member
Bruce Riley was born in Bridgeton to Wilbert J. (Whalebone) Riley and Marcia Rieti Riley. He graduated from Bridgeton High School where he was class president his junior and senior year. He is a lifelong resident of Cumberland County and now resides in Lawrence Township.
Bruce married Debby Bucolo on September 18th, 1982 and they have two children. A daughter, Christina Marie, who is a global health researcher for the Institute of Reproductive Health at Georgetown University in Washington DC and a son, Jonathon Michael, a cinematographer and drone pilot for Teton Gravity Research in Jackson Hole Wyoming. Bruce is a member of the Cumberland County, Hopewell & Upper Deerfield Economic Development Boards, Chairman of the Bridgeton Area Chamber of Commerce and member of the Bridgeton Rotary Lunch Club. He was a past board president for Hospice Care of South Jersey. He currently serves on the Cumberland County College Board of Trustees.
Bruce owned and operated Cumberland Valve Inc from 1982 until he sold the business in December 2013. Cumberland Valve is an industrial distribution company that sells industrial plumbing supplies and various hose products for hydraulic, chemical, air and water applications.
Bruce started Ultra Clean Technologies Corp 1996 and it is headquartered in Upper Deerfield Township. Ultra Clean manufactures contamination control and removal products for the fluid power industry. Ultra Clean sells its products worldwide and has warehousing and sales personnel in Sao Paulo Brazil, Shanghai China, NSW Australia, the U.K. and Andelst in the Netherlands.
Ronald G. Rossi
Ron Rossi is a proud and lifelong Vineland resident. He has been married to Bonnie for 43 years and has 3 daughters and one granddaughter.
Ron graduated in 1973 from Newark College of Engineering.
Ron’s career began in 1973 as President of Grocer One Realty and President of Vineyard One Inc. In 1990 Ron became President of LJR Realty Inc. and continues in that role today. He also became President/Dealer Principal of Joseph Pontiac Inc. that same year and in 2000 became President/Dealer Principal of Rossi Motors. Ron has also been President of Rossi Realty since 2003.
Ron is on numerous board of directors including Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA, CEO Group, Landis Theater Foundation Board, Bacharach Rehabilitation Hospital, Vineland Chamber of Commerce and Inspira Health Network.
Tower Hospitality, LLC
Board of Trustee Member
Ed was raised, and continues to live and work, in Cumberland County NJ. He practiced his profession as a Registered Pharmacist from 1974 to 1979 while helping his parents operate their newly purchased Buena Vista Motel. In 1979, Ed left his profession to join the family business full-time when they bought the Lollipop Motel in North Wildwood. Since then, the family business has grown to eight hotels and restaurants, providing jobs for 360 local residents. Ed served, and continues to serve, on various boards and committees in the community. The Roth family was awarded the “Business Persons of the Year” by Vineland Chamber of Commerce and “Entrepreneur of the Year” by NAACP in recognition of employing people from all walks of life. Ed has been married to Judy since 1978; they have three children.
Deborah A. Wallace
Deborah Wallace is Treasurer of Wallace Supply Company. Along with brothers George and Bryan, Deborah is a 3rd generation owner of this plumbing, heating, and industrial supply wholesaler, serving the southern seven counties in New Jersey. Established in 1930 by her grandfather, and firmly established in the community by her father, the Wallace Organization has expanded to include locations in Bridgeton and Ocean City. Deborah Wallace has also served as a past president of the CEO Group.