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NJBIZ's List of Powerful People Includes
11 New Jersey Chamber Board Members


NJBIZ newspaper released its Power 100 list this week - a list of what the newspaper considers the most powerful people in the New Jersey business community. Appearing on the list are New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Chair Amy Mansue; Second Vice Chair Linda Bowden; Immediate Past Chair Ralph Izzo, and eight other non-management members of the N.J. Chamber's Board of Directors.


Here's a full list of Board members on the list:

Amy Mansue, president, southern region, RWJBarnabas Health, a health system with a statewide network covering about 5 million residents;

Linda Bowden, regional president-Northern New Jersey at PNC Bank, which boasts more branches in New Jersey than any other bank;

Ralph Izzo, chairman, president and CEO of PSEG, one of the most critical companies in New Jersey;

Robert Barchi, president of Rutgers University, the largest institution for higher education in New Jersey;

Leecia Eve, vice president-state government affairs, NJ, NY & CT, at Verizon New Jersey Inc., has the unique resume of having worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Joe Biden and Hillary Rodham Clinton;

Jim Fakult, president and CEO of Jersey Central Power & Light, is rebuilding the major utility's reputation and infrastructure.

Jeffrey LeBenger, chairman and CEO of Summit Health Management and Summit Medical Group, the state's biggest physician group;

Richard Maser, the founder, chairman and CEO of Maser Consulting, the Red Bank-based engineering firm with 21 offices nationwide doing public- and private-sector work;

Carlos Medina, chair of the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, representing Hispanic-owned business, which contribute more than $12 billion in revenue;

Barry Ostrowsky, president and CEO of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest health system in the state;

Ted Zangari, who, as chair of the Redevelopment Law and Public Policy Practice Group at Sills, Cummis & Gross, works on many of the state's political and developmental issues and projects.


"The ability of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce to advocate for the business community is greatly enhanced by the quality of our Board of Directors," N.J. Chamber President and CEO Tom Bracken said. "This recognition by NJBIZ demonstrates the strength of our board, for which we are extremely proud."

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