Executive moves: Spencer Savings Bank, Springpoint and more


Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com outlining some of the significant personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based on press releases, edited for content, clarity and style.

Kadean Bruce-Miller, Spencer Savings Bank

Spencer Savings Bank, a leading New Jersey-based community bank, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kadean Bruce-Miller to Vice President, Head of Business and Industry Relations. Bruce-Miller is responsible for managing a large and diverse C&I portfolio within the bank’s C&I Lending department.

Bruce-Miller has nearly a decade of banking management and leadership experience. She is passionate about serving her business clients well and takes pride in conducting her business with the utmost honesty and integrity. She joined Spencer in 2019 as assistant vice president, junior relationship manager. Prior to joining the bank, she led the corporate banking team in the investment arm of one of the largest investment banks in the Caribbean.

“Kadean’s success is driven by his unwavering dedication to the Bank’s C&I Lending team, his intense dedication to his clients and their needs, and his talent for integrating these two elements in a way that consistently promotes a positive outcome” , said Juan Oelofse, principal director of Spencer. vice president and director of commercial and industrial loans.

Gary Lessing, Springpoint living in Manalapan

Springpoint Living in Manalapan, Springpoint’s newest assisted living and memory care community, is pleased to welcome Gary Lessing as Director of Food Services.

In this new role, Lessing will oversee the Food Services team to provide a variety of dining selections that support healthy living for seniors, including a Mediterranean-style menu with heart-healthy meals, options to herbal and other special dietary adaptations.

With over 15 years of experience in the kitchen, hospitality and healthcare industries, he has a proven track record of delivering high quality service delivery, customer satisfaction and staff commitment. He is known for cooking with seasonal ingredients, infusing foods with fresh herbs, making soups with homemade broth, and delighting residents with a culturally diverse menu.


Samaritan announced that two new directors have joined the nonprofit organization. Susan Lasker Hertz of Cherry Hill has been named director of hospice, and Faith Needleman of Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, has been named director of quality and compliance.

“We are proud to welcome these two experienced healthcare professionals to our care team,” said Mary Ann Boccolini, CEO and President of Samaritan. “Their management experience and decades of work in hospitals and hospices across the country will help Samaritan grow as we continue to expand to meet the ever-changing needs of our community.”

Hertz comes to Samaritan with more than four decades of healthcare experience. She most recently served as the Director of Palliative and Palliative Care at Baystate Hospice in Springfield, Massachusetts, where she was responsible for the day-to-day and strategic operations of palliative care as well as adult and pediatric palliative care. With more than 20 years of healthcare experience, Needleman joins Samaritan from Salem Medical Center in Salem, where she was Director of Quality and responsible for developing quality-related programs and optimizing standards of practice. clinic while maximizing patient safety.

Scarinci Hollenbeck

Scarinci Hollenbeck has expanded its New Jersey litigation practice with the addition of Jessica C. Pooran. Pooran has handled a wide variety of litigation involving New Jersey anti-discrimination law, tort claims law, and various medical, legal, and professional malpractice actions.

“I am thrilled to be part of a firm that not only recognizes but embraces the challenges facing the legal field, and I am privileged to work with a firm full of thoughtful and talented lawyers,” said Pooran.

Scarinci Hollenbeck has also expanded its New Jersey environmental practice with the addition of Monica P. Schroeck. Schroeck has extensive experience in handling various environmental, land use and corporate transactions, as well as environmental litigation on behalf of public and private entities.

“Over the years, I have had the pleasure of working with many of the lawyers in Scarinci Hollenbeck’s Environmental Group and have enormous respect for them. I am very pleased to join such an exceptional team,” said Schroeck.

Edison Partners

Edison Partners, the growth equity investment firm, has announced a series of leadership appointments. Gregg Michaelson has been named general partner, Jennifer Lee has been promoted to partner and Joe Giquinto has been named chief financial officer. These promotions recognize the immense value of Michaelson’s operational and investment expertise, Lee’s fintech trading prowess, and the transparent financial and accounting oversight Giquinto has provided to the company as the complexity of his needs has evolved.

“Edison remains committed to finding capital-efficient businesses with an existing product market fit, a strategy that has produced exponentially stronger results for our limited partners with each successive year and each subsequent fund,” said Chris Sugden, managing partner, Edison Partners. “Gregg, Jennifer and Joe have each played a significant role in the success of our strategy through their hard work, dedication, vision and leadership. I look forward to working even more closely with each of them as we continue our journey.

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On Location Inc.

On Location Inc., a national provider of labor and management services for exhibitions, events and environments, is proud to announce the appointment of Michael Mulry as President. This new position stems from Mulry’s proven track record of business growth and strong teamwork.

On Location has also hired John Zipay as a senior account manager. An industry veteran with over 20 years of varied experience, Zipay will develop and manage client relationships with a focus on fostering strong relationships with show houses across the country.

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Shadeeshah “Shah” Perry, Kaufman Zita Group

Kaufman Zita Group has announced that Shadeeshah “Shah” Perry has joined KZG as its new Legislative Research Associate. Perry will provide legislative support, research and comprehensive invoice tracking for KZG clients.

Shah joins KZG from the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association, where she most recently worked as Director of Communications and Government Affairs. While at the NJRHA, she developed a wide range of materials in support of the association’s government relations program, including legislative summaries, fact sheets, talking points, testimonials, and various reports. .

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RegentAtlantic announced that Andy Kapyrin and Paul Platkin have been named co-Chief Investment Officers. Both hold the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and are responsible for setting the firm’s investment style and strategy as well as overseeing investment management.

CEO George Stapleton praised their collaborative partnership, saying, “Paul and Andy have led our investment team together for over two years. We believe that their respective strengths and backgrounds are a powerful combination that provides the right approach and balance to our investment strategy. »

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