Directory of Corporate Sponsors


NJAIS has corporate sponsorship, exhibitor, and underwriting opportunities. 

For more information or questions, please contact Lisa Campisi, Corporate Sponsor Liaison at 201.654.6541 or 

To apply for Sponsorship for 2022-2023, please complete the application


Corporate Sponsors
3 Elm St.
Suite 202
Morristown, NJ 07960
Contact Person: Conor Evans, Regional Vice President, 973.385.8465,
AM Higley is a privately held Construction Company founded in 1925. Over the past 97 years, our firm has completed over 11,000 projects and $9 billion of construction. We are renowned for the quality of the projects we deliver, our unquestioned integrity, and unmatched customer service. We seek opportunities to help our clients realize their mission through building and construction. This fosters long term relationships founded on honesty, transparency, and trust. Our achievements have been characterized by successfully completing challenging projects in complex environments, but above all, AM Higley adheres to our core values of PEOPLE, ETHICS, RESPECT, COMMITMENT, & EXCELLENCE.
12657 Alcosta Blvd.
Ste. 500
San Ramon, CA 94583
Contact Person: Kathy Ferguson, Partner, 972.590.5239,
Armanino LLP is a top 20 accounting and consulting firm whose purpose is to be the most innovative and entrepreneurial firm that makes a positive impact on the lives of our clients, our communities and our people. Today’s leading schools need a financial partner that not only addresses your audit and tax compliance issues, but your underlying business challenges. Private schools call us their most trusted partner. We combine this depth of expertise with data-driven analytics, KPIs and the right software solutions to help our private school clients meet today’s challenges and better prepare for the future.


Austin & Co., Inc.

20 Corporate Woods Blvd.
Albany, NY 12211
Contact Person: Shawn Berger, Account Executive, 518.431.7068,

Austin & Co., Inc. is operated with integrity, efficiency, and commitment to providing the highest level of professional insurance services and risk management advice to our clients. Since 1853 we've provided our clients an exceptional customer service.


257 Great Valley Parkway
Malvern, PA 19355
Contact Person: Tracey Woomer, Associate Vice President, Marketing, 610.560.4249,
With 95 years of foodservice management experience, Brock understands that no two clients have the same needs. We take the time to learn about our client's culture and traditions as we design a custom foodservice solution. For more information on how Brock can develop a dining program for your NJAIS school, email or visit
665 Broadway
Suite 503
New York, NY 10012
Contact Person: Maarten de Vreede, COO - Business Development, 917.885.4531,
For more than 30 years Cater to You has been the premier food service company for independent schools. We provide full-service programs, ship-in programs, and procurement services.
Our seasonal meals are always made from scratch with fresh premium quality ingredients.

Client satisfaction is important to us, you will see us very frequently to check-in on your program and get your feedback. It's what makes us different and ensures you will have a food program to boast about.
301 Sylvan Avenue
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Contact Person: Mark Cardone, First Senior Vice President, 908.206.2860,
ConnectOne Bank serves the financial needs of independent K-12 educational institutions along the eastern seaboard. Recognized for outstanding client services and accessibility to decision-makers, ConnectOne Bank offers creative financial solutions consisting of campus renovation and expansion financing (both taxable and tax-exempt), including ground-up construction and real estate acquisition. Additionally, the Bank provides cash management services that typically reduce/eliminate bank service fees while increasing interest income on operating balances.

Corporate Synergies

2 Aquarium Drive
Suite 200
Camden, NJ 08103

Contact Person: Jeff Miller, Senior Vice President, Sales, 856-996-2576,

A nationally recognized employee benefits specialist, we provide innovative tools, resources & expertise to drive results for employers. Value-added specialties extend beyond our core focus to offer clients access to a comprehensive suite of insurance solutions.

Eastern Janitorial Services
34 Deforest Ave
East Hanover, NJ 07936

Contact Person: Nicholas Rafanello, 973.538.0050,

Eastern Janitorial Company, of East Hanover, serves the janitorial and maintenance needs of many New Jersey businesses and institutions. With a legacy that began in 1977, we've grown to become a preferred partner for those responsible for premium office space, schools, public venues, and other institutions.

Eisner Amper
111 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830
Contact Person: Amy MacFadyen, Partner, 732.243.7258,
EisnerAmper, one of the largest business consulting firms in the world, is comprised of EisnerAmper LLP, a licensed independent CPA firm that provides client attest services; and Eisner Advisory Group LLC, an alternative practice structure that provides business advisory and non-attest services in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, standards and codes of conduct. EisnerAmper serves over 350 non-profit organizations, including approximately 40 independent schools. The firm has partners, managers, and staff members dedicated to audits of non-profits who are fully aware of the financial and accounting concerns that independent schools face. Our team is prepared to roll up our sleeves and work alongside you to ensure that any issues your school may be experiencing are dealt with as they arise, not just at year-end.
3433 Sunset Avenue
Ocean Township, NJ 07712 

Contact Person: Alexandra Montalvo, Account Manager, 732.922.1305,

The company that started more than 50 years ago with a single humidifier installation, now features multiple divisions: Design/Engineering, Build, Connect, and Maintain. The core mission to create systems that help buildings run more efficiently and more comfortably remain Encon’s guiding principles. Encon services industrial and commercial buildings, including Class A office buildings, schools, factories, surgical and medical facilities, as well as highly sophisticated clean rooms requiring special atmospheric conditions. Our solutions and holistic approach improve employee comfort and morale while lowering operating costs, saving owners thousands of dollars in the long run.



Erbach Communications Group

1099 Wall Street West, Suite 175
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

Contact Person: Kristen Volkland, President, 201.935.3030,  

Erbach Communications Group is a full-service strategic communications and branding agency with a long track record of generating success for not-for-profits and education clients. It has a rich experience in brand development and branded publications.




809 Main Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
860.289.3507 or 800.592.2469

Contact Person: Rob DiMartino, 860.289.3507,

Finalsite delivers superior web software experience on mobile and desktop platforms for the educational community.





First American Education Finance

211 High Point Drive
Victor, NY 14564

Contact Person: David LaSpina, AVP Sales-K12, 585.643.3262,

First American Education Finance is a financial services company dedicated exclusively to serving K12 education. For over 20 years, we have developed custom financing solutions for more than 800 schools nationwide to fund a variety of projects ranging from technology programs to complex campus projects.



FLIK Independent School Dining

4 International Drive
1st Floor
Rye Brook, NY 10573
Contact Person: Joann Khoder, Business Development, 914.980.7567, 


FLIK Independent School Dining is a family-style company that strives to provide healthy, nutritious menus to school children and their communities. We are here to fuel students' minds; both in and out of the dining hall. We treat every meal as a moment to eat, share, and connect. It is our mission to empower a community of kindness through great food, with respect for each other and our amazing planet.





1155 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 1200
New York, NY 10036


Contact Person: Joseph Blatt, Partner, 212.867.4000 ext. 13112,

FORVIS, LLP is a professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services. Created by the merger of equals of BKD, LLP and Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP (DHG), FORVIS is driven by the commitment to use our forward vision to deliver Unmatched Client Experiences™. Ranked among the top 10 public accounting firms in the country, FORVIS has 5,500 dedicated professionals who serve clients in all 50 states as well as across the globe. FORVIS is built upon the strong legacies of BKD and DHG, which are reflected in a name that comprises partner initials and represents our unique focus on preparing our clients for what is next. Visit for additional information.




Fred C. Church Insurance

41 Wellman Street
Lowell, MA 01851

Contact Person: Bobby Riley, Vice President, 978.322.7325,

The Fred C. Church Education Practice is an experienced and engaged risk resource, focused on school risk management and insurance. Our hands-on approach means having industry leaders at your side helping to properly safeguard your school, your employees, and, most critically, your students. With more than 150 years of hands-on experience, Fred C. Church Insurance is one of the largest independent agencies in the United States, specializing in commercial, personal, and employee benefits risk. And with an Education Team known for its exceptional service, we make the insurance part easy and the risk management part fun.



Fusion Employer Services

3131 Princeton Pike, Building 6, Suite 201
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Contact Person: Andy Surtz, 609.896.5900,

Fusion Employer Services is a New Jersey based Professional Employer Organization (PEO). Fusion helps companies grow by being a trusted, one-stop shop for all their Human Resources needs, including benefits, payroll and workers’ compensation. Fusion handles all aspects of employee administration so the businesses we help can allocate precious resources and time back into their business. We are a boutique PEO and truly believe in putting the human touch in human resources. We offer a customized approach for each client with a common foundation of excellent customer service.





5 Penn Plaza
23rd Floor
New York, NY 10001

Contact Person: Jacqueline Sullivan, Executive Vice President, 800.608.7955,

Graham-Pelton is a fundraising and management consulting firm for leading nonprofit organizations worldwide. Our mission: elevate philanthropy so nonprofits can flourish.




Hatfield Schwartz Law Group

240 Cedar Knolls Road
Suite 303
Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

Contact Person: Stefani Schwartz, Partner, 973.737.8315,

Hatfield Schwartz Law Group provides comprehensive, quality legal services to independent schools. Hatfield Schwartz is the counsel to and a frequent speaker for the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools. Our independent school practice is focused on the salient issues facing school administrators, including board governance, training and compliance, as well as proper documentation. Hatfield Schwartz continues to represent public sector schools and charter schools, serving as general counsel, special counsel, and labor counsel.



JCJ Architecture

Tower 49, 12 E 49th Street
11th Floor
NY, NY 10017

Contact Person: Peter Bachmann, Partner, 877.389.9395,

JCJ Architecture is a national design practice that practices Engaged Design. Currently in our 80th year, we provide master planning, architecture, and interior design services for K-12 education, college and university, performing arts, public safety, community, & hospitality projects nationwide. With offices in New York City, Hartford, Boston, Atlanta, Los Angeles Phoenix, & San Diego the firm is dedicated to advancing the discussion around where facilities & 21st C learning principles meet.

Joseph A. Natoli Construction Corp.

293 Change Bridge Road
Pine Brook, NJ 07058

Contact Person: Tom Sutphen, 973.575.1500,

For 40+ years, each contract entered into by Joseph A. Natoli Construction Corporation comes with a promise of dedication to the highest standards of integrity, expertise, and the fulfillment that comes through pride and hard work. The faithful adherence to these principles is what has attributed to Natoli Construction's long-term success. Natoli Construction's size is only limited to its ability to provide direct participation of its principals in each and every project. Whether it's constructing a new building, adding an addition, or renovating existing space, Natoli Construction has developed long-standing relationships with many independent schools we have worked with.



Kimmerle Newman Architects

1109 Mount Kemble Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960


Contact Person: George Kimmerle, CEO, Partner, 973.538.8885 ext. 11,

Kimmerle Group and Kimmerle Newman Architects is a preeminent and award-winning urban planning and architectural design firm celebrating its 32nd year of practice in 2022 Located in Harding, NJ and New York City with a satellite office in Stonington, CT, KG/KNA enjoys a long standing relationships with institutional, governmental, not for profit, corporate and development clients throughout the tri-state region.

The firm consists of six separate divisions addressing every aspect of project development from early entitlements and approvals through project management, FFE procurement and branding/messaging.

Dr. Kimmerle’s PhD and research area is focused on issues in urban and rural development with a particular interest in infrastructure planning, funding and finance for major institutions including healthcare and educational organizations.

He is available to speak to small groups or larger panels on these important and related topics and that also address campus planning and building preservation and repositioning issues.




Malvern Bank National Association

163 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Contact Person: Mr. David Valencia, Private Banking Officer, 610.908.4177,

Malvern Bank National Association (Malvern Bank) is a community bank dedicated to fulfilling the financial needs of the people and businesses throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and the surrounding areas.  Malvern Bank offers a complete range of products and services through its network of convenient Financial Centers.




The Mercadien Group

3625 Quakerbridge Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Contact Person: Lovepreet Buttar, Principal, Managing Director, 609.689.9700,

Mercadien offers a full spectrum of accounting and advisory services, including traditional audit and financial reporting; tax planning; compliance oversight; risk assessment; litigation support services; management and board consulting; as well as wealth management solutions.  Mercadien provides forward-thinking financial and strategic services designed to maximize profitability, minimize taxes and risk, and evaluate systems and processes, while increasing efficiencies, for its many diverse and sophisticated clients.



Nassau Communications

650 Whitehead Road
Lawrence, NJ  08648

Contact Person:  Ken Fisher, President, Cell: 908.625.8512

Professional printing services.


New England Retirement Consultants

470 Atlantic Avenue, 4th Fl
Boston, Massachusetts 02210
Tel: 617.535.6946

Contact Person: Mr. Christopher Cappello, AIF, 617.535.6946,

We provide fiduciary oversight and investment consulting to school retirement plans and endowments. We are a Federally Registered Investment Advisory firm with no broker-dealer affiliations which means we are obligated by law to work in our client’s best interest.  We have tailored education for 403(b) & 457(b) plans to make sure your employees are on-track to retire successfully. Our investment advisory services are client specific and provide fiduciary protection for school management and trustees.  We help schools create effective fiduciary oversight by becoming your investment fiduciary partner.  Put New England Retirement Consultants to work for your school; Improving plans for tomorrow is what we do best – we take good plans and transform them into better plans!




95 Washington Street
Morristown, NJ 07960

Contact Person: Walter Kneis, Principal, 973.532.7725,

At NK Architects, we build lasting relationships that create sustainable value — for our clients, for ourselves and for our communities. Our purpose: empowering educators and allied organizations to leverage design in pursuit of individual and collective wellbeing. With our integrated team of architects, interior designers, planners and engineers, we advocate for the people who are served by the spaces we design. We engage with our clients on a personal level, as both institutions and people, so we can help them do better what they do best.




7401 Beaufont Springs Dr.
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23225

Contact Person: Jason Markhoff, Account Executive, 804.256.2021,

Paymerang provides a streamlined invoice and payment automation platform that brings Accounts Payable (AP) departments into the modern age. Paymerang's platform saves AP departments thousands of hours annually, enhances visibility, increases accuracy, improves efficiency, and earns rebates while reducing paper, fraud risks, and operating costs.





PKF O’Connor Davies

20 Commerce Drive, Suite 301
Cranford, NJ 07016

Contact Person: Robert Cordero, Partner, 908.272.6200,

Since 1891, PKF O’Connor Davies has specialized in working with the full range of educational and other non-profit organizations. We now serve over 2,000 not-for-profit organizations, including charter schools, independent primary and secondary schools and colleges and universities. This focus enables us to deliver the precise support these educational institutions need to stay competitive, satisfy a diverse constituency, manage risk, attract vital funding and enhance organizational performance.



Promenet, Inc.
42 Broadway
16th Floor
New York, NY 10004

Contact Person: Michael Randazza, Sr. Account Executive, 646.595.6645,

Promenet Inc. is one of the area’s premier providers of IT services. We help our clients design, update, and maintain their IT infrastructures. Founded in 1999, we combine decades of hands-on IT experience with long-term strategic vision. We use our wide range of engineering expertise to provide valuable IT services for NJAIS schools.




1402 York Road
Lutherville, MD 21093

Contact Person: Bill Velez, Sales Account Executive, 410.339.3950,

For over 30 years, SAGE Dining Services® has worked in partnership with independent schools throughout North America who share their passion for great food, nutrition, and sustainability. SAGE chefs tailor menus for each community and prepare meals from scratch. They pride themselves on financial transparency, and invest in technology, talent, and training in order to provide unmatched customer satisfaction. SAGE's unparalleled expertise in nutrition, sustainability, and culinary trends produces exceptional dining experiences that delight the senses, inspire minds, and foster community.



Schenck, Price, Smith, & King, LLP

220 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Contact Person: Marc Zitomer, Attorney, 973.540.7329,

Schenck Price Smith & King, LLP (SPSK) with four offices and 85 attorneys, counsels independent schools and other educational institutions throughout New Jersey and the United States. SPSK's expertise and experience in school law is unparalleled. Our practice encompasses the full gamut of school law issues, from student and family issues – including special education, student discipline, bullying, First Amendment and technology-related issues – through human resources, employment, administrative, and business office concerns. SPSK provides proactive legal advice and training to our clients to ensure compliance with the myriad of State and Federal laws governing schools.


V.J. Scozzari & Sons, Inc. General Contractors & Construction Managers

84 Route 31 North, Suite 201
Pennington, New Jersey 08534

Contact Person: Marie Bowers, 609.895.1100,

Scozzari & Sons, Inc. has been meeting the construction needs of clients for more than three generations. V.J. Scozzari & Sons has developed its reputation by specializing in the area of independent school construction. Representatives are eager to hear about a client’s next project and discuss ways they can help plan and execute the project to deliver even greater value to the school and its stakeholders.


301 Broadway
Suite 500
Bethlehem, PA 18015


Contact Person: Larry Eighmy, Managing Principal, 610.868.9600 ext. 1,

The Stone House Group is a facility-consulting group dedicated to strengthening the mission of institutions. We believe your institution’s mission should be supported, not undermined, by your facilities. To this end, the buildings and grounds must be safe, well-maintained, and function dependably and efficiently, using minimal yet appropriate resources. The Stone House Group facilitates “Building Stewardship” through Energy Management, Facilities and Project Management, Building Commissioning, Sustainable Design, LEED Administration, Condition Assessments and Utility Master Planning services.



7 Norden Lane
Huntington Station, New York 11746
Contact Person: Lauren Cillo, Events Coordinator, 631.791.5212,

At Teq, we ensure your students are given the tools that inspire curiosity, promote critical-thinking, and encourage growth. We provide the means - with our STEM catalogue of over 30 integrative products - the application - with iBlocks, our project-based learning pathways - and the training - with OTIS for Educators, our online professional development resource - to drive success for students and educators alike. We offer an effective blend of technology and instruction that supports the ever-changing educational climate and sparks the “Complete Thought.


VS America

1940 Abbott St.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28203

Contact Person: Suzanne Linus Miller, PA/NJ Territory Manager, 267.226.3000,

VS America has been working for 125 years to understand how to support students physiological and emotional needs through thoughtful furniture design. We are strong advocates for a quality learning experience and support our clients to ensure that the environment can act as the Third Teacher, along with instructors and peers, to promote positive outcomes and well-being.




USA Architects

20 N Doughty Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
Contact Person: Marlene Borruso, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Fitwel Ambassador, WELL AP
Associate + Director of Sustainability,, 908.256.0202


USA Architects believe that designing dynamic learning spaces will enhance student learning, create a sense of community, and foster a school’s mission. We work closely with schools to deliver exemplary designs with forward-thinking purpose. Located in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, we’re amid the growing communities and urban centers we serve best. We’re passionate about design thinking and we embrace industry best practices while serving as a fierce advocate for our clients. Since our founding in 1985, we’ve been a trusted go-to design and development partner for some the region’s most prestigious academic institutions.


WithumSmith + Brown

331 Newman Springs Road, Suite 125
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Contact Person: Glenn Bellomy, 732.842.3113,

WithumSmith + Brown's team of professionals has been serving the not-for-profit and educational services communities on a local, national and international level for 40 years. We provide traditional audit, accounting and tax services as well as value-added consulting services to our clients.


Wohlsen Construction Company

90 East Halsey Road, Suite 107
Parsippany, New Jersey 07054
Contact Person: John Ball, Executive Vice President & COO, 717.299.2500 ext. 1002,


Wohlsen Construction is a general contractor and construction management firm that provides New Jersey building owners, architects, and developers with the insight, management expertise, and relationships needed to produce high-quality projects. Wohlsen’s New Jersey team has been building in the Garden State for over 30 years and is backed by a 300+ person firm that has been in operation for over 130 years with offices from Northern Virginia to Connecticut. We build trust through everything that we do, combining our depth of construction experience with a collaborative approach built on fairness, respect, and a “do the right thing” ethic.