Board

CarolDicola

Carol L DiCola

President

Branch Manager, Amboy Bank. Carol has over 12 years experience in the banking industry and 20 years experience working with non-profit agencies. She was active with the Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce from 2003 to 2010 and served as President from 2009 – 2010. Amboy Bank is a full service commercial bank headquartered in the Township of Old Bridge and was established in 1888. Based on over 125 years of strength and service, we have earned a reputation as a well-respected financial institution in central New Jersey. At Amboy Bank we take pride in our efforts to become an integral part of each of the communities we serve. You can contact Carol at 732-605-1700 or cdicola@amboybank.com.

Melissa George

Melissa George

Vice President

Melissa has 25 years of experience in marketing and advertising. She is the founder and president of MG Imprints LLC, a promotional products company. They prides themselves for one stop shopping, personal service and quality merchandise. Besides handling the needs of all of the business community, the company has items available for fundraisers and sports teams. Melissa resides in Monroe and is a proud grandmother to twins. She is an active member of the Jamesburg Elks Lodge 2180 and on the board of trustees for the Concordia Christian Fellowship which raises money for local charities. She is proud to be a born and bred Jersey girl.

Steve Besserman Ari Joe Productions

Steve Besserman

Board Member

Following a career in network television and marketing communications, Steve founded AriJoe Productions, LLC in 2010, for the purpose of realizing his lifetime ambition of bringing his parents’ Holocaust Survivors’ love story to the screen. The resulting award-winning independent documentary, Only A Number, has appeared at film festivals, has been broadcast on PBS stations across the country, and is being used in the curriculum of New Jersey schools. Steve expanded AriJoe Productions in 2014 to provide affordable video documentary storytelling for small-to-mid-size businesses, non-profit organizations and people who wish to capture, share and preserve their family history.

Pragati Parikh Dubal

Pragati Parikh Dubal

Board Member

Pragati Parikh Dubal is an attorney and licensed to practice in both New Jersey and New York. She has been practicing law for over 15 years. She takes great pride in working diligently to represent her clients’ interests to the fullest. She focuses her practice on residential and commercial real estate, business law and transactions, wills, trusts and estates, and immigration. She serves the community in a variety of ways including being on the Board of Trustees for Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County, Board of Directors of the Central Jersey Business Organization, Member of Princeton Visionary Lion’s Club and a dedicated volunteer at the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple in Robbinsville.


Andrea Harrison

Board Member

Andrea Harrison, owner of Prolific Profiles 4 U is a Professional Writer and Content Marketer. With a background in publishing, education and marketing Andrea works with a wide range of clientele in providing both digital and traditional marketing content for various promotional needs. Andrea offers her assistance and expertise to the chamber by writing press releases to obtain media coverage for events and copyediting any promotional materials prior to digital publishing.

MartyIsrael

Marty Israel

Board Member

Worked in the supermarket industry for 40 years logistics and distribution, two employers, Food Fair Stores, Inc and A&P., retired in 2005. Keeping busy with home based businesses. IDLIFE nutritional supplements and Growth Management Group, specialized tax incentives.

Served in the NJARNG for 10 years. Member of JWV Post #133. Past President of B’nai B’rith of NJ. Current First V.P. of Congregation Beth Ohr of Old Bridge. Editor of the Garden State Phlumeney Society Newsletter. Communication Chair of the East Brunswick Community Garden.

David Schuchman Princeton Technology Advisors

David Schuchman

Board Member

David Schuchman is an Information Technology professional with a true passion for technology implementation, as well as applications design, development and IT operations. He is a seasoned Informational Technology professional where he spent the most recent 14 years of his corporate career as an IT leader in the financial services, transportation and healthcare industries. Presently, David is an Information Technology services, training, and management consultant with his own company, Princeton Technology Advisors, LLC. Princeton Technology Advisors is a full service information technology company that offers design, implementation, support, quality of service and the desire to learn the in-depth knowledge of each client’s marketplace, organization and culture.

Michael Vitale Mutual of Omaha

Michael Vitale

Board Member

Michael is a Licensed Insurance Professional working with individuals and families throughout New Jersey. He works with Mutual of Omaha, Liberty Mutual and Progressive to secure the needs of individuals in protecting their families, properties, and belongings. Michael earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Seton Hall University in 2003, with a double-major in Management and Marketing. He has over 20 years experience in Sales and Customer Service.

Michael currently writes an insurance-based article for the monthly “All Around Old Bridge” news publication. Michael resides in Monroe Township with his wife and two daughters.

Keri Zoumas

Keri Zoumas

Board Member

Keri is an entrepreneur, success coach, mentor, philanthropist, public speaker and forthcoming author. She is the CEO Keri Zoumas/Inspire Greater Expectations training and public speaking consortium. Over the last 25 years, Keri has been involved in training and mentoring for real estate, network marketing and leadership development. She is a certified neuro-linguistic programming practitioner and professional life and leadership coach.

Keri is the founder of the Zoumas Leadership School and is passionate about giving to her community and creating a lasting, positive impact on the world. She is available for one on one coaching, small and large group trainings and seminars.


Emeritus Members

RalphGenova

Ralph P. Genova

Board Member

I have been a realtor for the past 17 years, presently working at Mid State Realty: 391 Spotswood-Englishtown Road, in Monroe Township. I deal in Commercial Properties, Residential Properties, and specializing in the many adult communities in Monroe.

Prior to becoming a realtor, I worked as a vice president of CitiBank N.A., NYC for over 35 years in Corporate Turst Operations. Responsible for managing over 50 people and processing the transfer of various stocks, bonds, and American Depository receipts.

MartinTremarco

Martin Tremarco

Currently Martin owns 2 business. Since 1969 he has been the owner of Photography by Martin Tremarco. He is an award winning photographer and holds the PPA Photographic Craftsmen Degree. He is also a Past President of the Professional Photographers Association of NJ. Besides taking pictures he is also a photography instructor. His other business is as a Firearms Safety & Training Instructor. Martin has been certified by the NRA since 1975. Martin also worked for IBM from 1967 to 1997 in various marketing and technical positions and retired after 30 years as a Systems Engineering Manager. From 1997 to 2008 Martin worked as the Data Center Manager for Summit Bank, which became Fleet Bank, which became Bank of America. Martin retired in 2008 to focus on his two companies. Martin was a member of the US Naval Reserve from 1963 to 1973. He was also a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary from 1990 to 2006 where he held various staff positions as well Flotilla Commander.