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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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.
Contact Person: Mike Murphy, Director, Sales, 609.662.2437, email@example.com
For more than 25 years AmeriHealth New Jersey* has been dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. Our members are at the center of everything we do. Since the onset of the Affordable Care Act, we have been committed to offering health plans on the Individual Marketplace, which has expanded access to coverage for New Jersey residents. The company also participates in New Jersey’s state-based exchange that was established in 2020. We are exclusively focused on New Jersey with plans designed to meet the unique needs of individuals, small- and mid-sized businesses, municipalities and boards of education across the state. We also provide access to administrative services for self-funded groups. Named one of the Best Places to Work for the past nine years, AmeriHealth New Jersey is located in Cranbury, NJ. For more information visitamerihealthnj.com.
Armanino is one of the 25 largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. We have top-tier expertise in the private education sector including servicing over 200 schools (including many of the Top 100 private K-12 schools in the U.S.) 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. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, business management, consulting and technology solutions to private schools in the U.S.
With more than 90 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 firstname.lastname@example.org visit www.brockco.com
Cater to You Food Service
New York, NY 10012
Contact Person: Maarten de Vreede, Chief Operating Officer,
Cater to You Food Service is the leading on-premise food service provider for independent schools in the NYC metro area. Students enjoy the most delicious meals prepared from scratch with premium ingredients, served by our highly trained and personable staff.
Contact Person: Mark Cardone, First Senior Vice President, 908-206-2860, email@example.com
ConnectOne Bank serves the financial needs of independent K-12 educational institutions in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and beyond. Recognized for outstanding client services and accessibility to decision-makers, ConnectOne Bank offers creative solutions including cash management services that typically reduce/eliminate bank service fees while increasing interest income on operating balances, school campus renovation and expansion financing (both taxable & tax-exempt) and a Bank-donation Affinity Program.
Contact Person: Jeff Miller, Senior Vice President, Sales, 856-996-2576, Jeff.firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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.
EisnerAmper is a full service public accounting firm providing audit, tax, and consulting services to 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.
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.
Contact Person: Kristen Volkland, President, 201.935.3030, email@example.com
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.
Private school tuition and fee collections, plus student retention. Fairshare maximizes recoveries while burnishing your brand. We take good care of your families (or former families), while ensuring that they pay for the education you have afforded their children. We work through complex issues that a 'collection agency' cannot, such as international students, disciplinary or administrative complications, financial aid, and health concerns. We never charge clients for placements, nor do we assess fees. You pay us only when we collect.
Contact Person: Stephen Szanto, Senior Managing Director, Business Banking, 212.259.3608, Sszanto@firstrepublic.com
At First Republic, we have made it our mission to understand and respond to the unique financial needs of independent schools while striving to deliver an unparalleled level of service. The independent schools we serve benefit from financial solutions, exceptional service and thought leadership forged from two decades of mission-driven partnership. We invite you to learn more about our holistic approach to serving the needs of your school, faculty and mission.
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.
Contact Person: Andy Surtz, 609.896.5900, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
11215 N. Community House Road
Charlotte, NC 28277 isolvedhcm.com
Contact Person: Brian Beckert, HCM Sales Manager, 609.575.3318, email@example.com
isolved provides a unified solution for all your payroll and human capital management needs. It starts with our robust payroll foundation, with anytime, anywhere access and simplifies everyday tasks including talent management, benefit services and predictive analytics. We are employing, enabling, and empowering you and your workforce. One solution that does it all! Interested to learn more? Contact isolved expert Brian Beckert firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Person: Peter Bachmann, Partner, 877.389.9395, email@example.com
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.
Contact Person: Tom Sutphen, 973.575.1500, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Contact Person: George Kimmerle, CEO, Partner, 973.538.8885 ext. 11, email@example.com
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.
Contact person: Chris Maynard, CPA, 609.890.9189,firstname.lastname@example.org
Klatzkin is an accounting and advisory firm with offices in Hamilton, New Jersey, and Newtown, Pennsylvania. Since 1930, our team of professionals has served as trusted management advisors to many nonprofit organizations, guiding them through unique business challenges and financial matters. We have served federally funded organizations, private education institutions, and social services organizations, to name a few. We stand ready to assist with compliance requirements, provide accounting support, help with strategic planning needs, and more.
Contact Person: Mr. David Valencia, Private Banking Officer, 610.908.4177,email@example.com
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.
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.
4944 Old Boonsboro Road
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Contact Person: Chris Blain, Director of Program Design & Development, 434.384.3663
650 Whitehead Road
Lawrence, NJ 08648
Contact Person: Ken Fisher, President, Cell: 908.625.8512
Contact Person: Mr. Christopher Cappello, AIF, 617.535.6946, firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
Contact Person: Michael Gorman, Partner, 973.539.5353, email@example.com
NK Architects specializes and excels in demanding educational projects where student academics and development are the first priority. NK Architects believes that insightfully-designed flexible spaces can invite participation, simultaneously accommodating a variety of users and uses, encouraging participants to engage in immersive and interactive exchanges. These fertile academic settings help equip students to compete in a global economy that increasingly demands sophisticated skills, intellectual agility and empathy for others.
Contact Person: John Zaudtke, Business Development Manager, 804.592.7025, firstname.lastname@example.org
Paymerang’s award-winning electronic payables solution provides a simple, secure, and profitable way to automate A/P disbursements. Paymerang does all the work, from vendor enablement to payment processing to transaction reconcilement, saving schools hundreds of hours each year and providing world-class customer service. In addition to the significant efficiency gains, clients enjoy Paymerang’s security features and lucrative cash back rebates. Setup is quick and easy, taking less than 30 days and 20 hours of client time to get up and running. Turn A/P into a profit center with Paymerang!
Contact Person: Robert Cordero, Partner, 908.272.6200, email@example.com
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.
Porzio’s Education Law Team includes attorneys with indispensable industry experience, including David C. Hespe, former Commissioner of Education for New Jersey and a former County College President; Janelle Edwards-Stewart, former educator and in-house legal counsel to the state’s largest school district; and Kerri A. Wright, named the 2021-2022 Board Member of the Year by the New Jersey School Boards Association. Porzio also has within its employ a retired New Jersey Supreme Court Justice and three retired judges for consultation. Additionally, because schools require a multi-disciplinary approach to client service, Porzio created subsidiaries that specialize in providing unique non-legal services. Working together, the Porzio Education Law Team advises on the law and, while the firm’s lobbying subsidiary helps to shape the legal landscape, and the compliance subsidiary addresses school safety in its various forms. Porzio is the premiere education law and service provider within the state. Want to learn more about how the Porzio Education Team can help your school? Contact us with any questions.
Promenet Inc. is a premier provider of IT consultation, network integration, and managed services. We help our clients design, update, and maintain their IT infrastructures. Our team of technology experts have a compelling history helping our clients’ networks run at peak efficiency. With decades of experience in educational services, we have longstanding clients in independent K-12 and higher education throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. We have a “customer for life” philosophy, and see ourselves as stakeholders in our clients’ pursuit of meeting their organizational objectives. We partner with clients to ensure that our solutions not only meet their immediate needs, but also align with their plans for the future.
Contact Person: William Velez, 609.955.1061, WVelez@sagedining.com
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.
Contact Person: Bruce Sanford, President, 201.400.9862, firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in 1896, the Sanford Insurance Group has been proudly servicing the insurance needs of businesses and consumers in the tri-state area for 125 years. As an independent NJ-based broker, SIG is able to offer private schools and other educational institutions superior risk protection by accessing their network of over 25 A-rated insurance companies. Beyond offering the basics such as commercial auto, general liability and property, SIG can create a specialized coverage program to ensure your students, faculty and facility are protected in today’s uniquely challenging environment. Focus on the business of educating your students, knowing SIG has your assignment handled.
Contact Person: Marc Zitomer, Attorney, 973.540.7329, email@example.com
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.
USA Architects believe that designing appropriate learning environments 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 Somerville, NJ with offices in Philadelphia, and Easton, Pennsylvania, we’re amid the growing communities and urban centers we serve best. We’re passionate about design 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 of the country’s most prestigious academic institutions and businesses in the region.
Visual Sound is a leading provider of audio visual solutions, including integrated systems & live event production services. Serving the Education market for over 50 years, we provide collaborative tools to take learning to an elevated level- Unified Collaboration, Interactive Flat Panels, Distance/Hybrid Learning Solutions, STEM Technology, Video Presentation, Large Venue Sound Systems, Digital Signage, Video Walls, Video Streaming, TV Studios, Mass Notification, eSports, Professional Development, and more. As a certified Women’s Business Enterprise, we are dedicated to supporting educators in enhancing learning outcomes and student engagement with the right technology solutions for your school!
Contact Person: Marie Bowers, 609.895.1100,firstname.lastname@example.org
V.J. 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.
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 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.
Contact Person: Anthony Valente, 267.332.4731,email@example.com
Yay Lunch makes it easy for kids to have the best lunch possible. With a menu full of craveable + healthy meals made fresh every day, an easy-to-use online ordering platform, and a full-service admin team, parents can skip packing and schools can enhance learning. Easy for parents, tasty for kids, free for schools.