The New Jersey/New York Center for Employee Ownership welcomes participation on our advisory board. Members should have a desire to support and promote a better understanding of employee ownership in New Jersey and New York. For more information, please contact

Gregory Cygan
Regional Manager, Client Account Management

Phillip DeDominicis
Managing Director - Investment Banking
Menke & Associates, Inc.

Aziz J. El-Tahch
Managing Director – Valuation Advisory

AmyLynn Flood

Steven B. Greenapple
SES ESOP Strategies

James F. Higgins, Jr.
Managing Director
Pilot Hill Advisors

Mary Josephs
Founder and CEO
Verit Advisors

Leslie A. Lauer
Managing Director/Family Office Consultant

Christopher Mackin
Founder and President
Ownership Associates
American Working Capital

Debbi Marcus
Global Equity Design Professional

Joseph Marx
Vice President, ESOP Consulting
Principal Financial Group

Richard C. May
Managing Partner
American Working Capital

John Miscione
Senior Advisor
Duff & Phelps

Thomas Roback
Principal and Managing Director
Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

Maria Robins
Executive Director, Business Development
Morgan Stanley

Ashley Sarokhan
Senior Vice President, Commercial Sales Leader

Joseph Sholler
Executive Director, UBS Workplace Wealth Solutions

James G. Steiker
SES ESOP Strategies

Tracy Till
T4 Verge Inc.
Founder / former co-CEO, former Board Chairman, Butler Till Media Services, Inc.

John N. Vitucci
PKF O'Connor Davies

Stephen A. White
Managing Partner
Onyx Partners Group

Rutgers Advisors

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Professor Joseph Blasi
Director, Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing

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Professor Doug Kruse
Associate Director, Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing

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Christopher Michael
Assistant Professor of Practice
Senior Fellow, Joseph Cabral, Louis O. Kelso, and Q.A. Shaw
McKean Jr. Fellow