CivicStory board meeting, Oct. 2018

CivicStory board meeting, Oct. 2018


Scott Fischer, President

Nutley, NJ - Co-Founder and Managing Member, Ciel Power LLC; member, U.S Green Building Council; business developer-entrepreneur; author of #Home (home efficiency guidebook); former FINRA Series 7 & 63 financial advisor; winner, NJ Business Incubator Network Award

Peter Humphreys, Secretary

Short Hills, NJ - Partner, Greenberg Traurig; Advisory Board, Wall Street Without Walls; Associate Editor, Senior News (Union Senior Citizens Council); former finance committee, Millburn Township; JD, Northwestern Univ. Law School; BCL, Oxford University, LLB University of London, Associate of King's College, London

David K. Sebastian, Treasurer

Summit, NJ - Certified Financial Planner; President, Sebastian Wealth Management Group LLC; Founder, Physicians Wealth Management Group; Former CIO, Institutional Bond Trader, Portfolio Manager; BS, NJ Institute of Technology; MBA, Rutgers School of Management

Susan Haig, Founder & Creative Director  

Summit, NJ - Conductor, South Orange Symphony Orchestra; past conductor, Florida, South Dakota, and Windsor Symphony Orchestras; Trustee, National Music Museum; 2016-17 President, Summit-New Providence Rotary; founding member, Summit GreenFaith Circle; BA, Princeton University; MM, DMA, Stony Brook University

Abimbola Lawrence

Berkeley Heights, NJ - Senior Manager, McKinsey & Company, Summit; Trustee and co-chair of the Diversity and Equity Parent Group, Kent Place School; member, Pastor-Parish Committee, Christ Church, Summit; LLM Master of Laws, London School of Economics

Thomas Loughlin

Summit, NJ - Executive Director, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 10 years (retired). President of Archimedes Lever LLC which consults on digital transformation and its implications; strategic planning, governance, ethics, organizational change, standards and regulations. Co-author of Digital Transformation Readiness Assessment research report and advisor to DigitalNow Technology conference.  NACD Governance Fellow.

Steven Pomerantz

Montclair, NJ - Nonprofit consultant specializing in development, fundraising, capital campaigns, strategic and events planning; Co-Chair, Resource Partner Committee, Association of Fundraising Professionals, NJ Chapter; Former Financial Manager with expertise in loan and claims trading markets; Former Trustee, Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel; BA, Dickinson College

Frank Robertazzi CFP®

East Hanover, NJ -  First Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor for Merrill Lynch, Summit NJ. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 2007, Frank was a VP of Business Development at HP, Agilent and CML in the technology and solid state lighting areas. His BSEE is from NYU–Polytechnic.

Julia Sommer

Maplewood, NJ— High School Teacher, New York City, Thailand and India; Instructional Coach working with teachers of immigrant students; former Director 8th Grade Academy, Citizen Schools, Boston; BA, Curriculum Writer and Leader of Professional Development courses; Member of South Orange/Maplewood (SOMA Action) Climate Committee. BA, Brown University; MAT, New School University.

Joshua Stiles, Past-President

Bernardsville, NJ - Trader and Research Associate, A. Gary Shilling & Co; Former Consultant, IDEAcarbon; Managing Director, Head of Global Fixed Income Research, IDEAglobal; Former Bond Trader for Citi, Drexel, Nippon; BA, Amherst College; M.Ed., Boston University; MBA, New York University


Claire Cummins

MS in Sustainability Management, Columbia University

Charles Cusumano

Independent filmmaker

Daniel Day

Assistant Vice President for Communication, Princeton University

Dr. Marian Glenn

Professor of Biology & Environmental Science, Seton Hall University (retired)

Stanley Katz

Professor, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs; National Humanities Medal recipient (2015)

John Mooney

CEO & Founding Editor, NJ Spotlight

Genevieve Muinzer

Founder, Ad Astra Communications, London; Trustee and Director, Historic

Royal Palaces Inc.

Nick Stuart

New York, NY -- President & CEO, Odyssey Networks

Kate Tomlinson

Publisher, New Jersey Monthly Magazine