Directory of Corporate Sponsors; 2023 - 2024


NJAIS has corporate sponsorship, exhibitor, and underwriting opportunities. 

For more information or questions, please contact Rachel Folan,
To apply for Corporate Sponsorship for 2023-2024, please complete this application linked here.


2023 - 2024 Corporate Sponsors


AmeriHealth New Jersey
259 Prospect Plains Road, Building M
Cranbury, NJ 08512

Mike Murphy | Director, Sales | |609.662.2437

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.



AM Higley Construction
3 Elm St. Suite 202
Morristown, NJ 07960

Conor Evans | Regional Vice President | 973.385.8465 |

AM Higley is more than just a construction company because we build more than just buildings. Since 1925, we’ve built the offices where you work, the schools where you learn, and the hospitals where you heal. We build environments so that you can live, work and play. With every building, we go beyond bricks and mortar by connecting people and place.


Armanino LLC
2700 Camino Ramon #350
San Ramon, CA 94583

Kathy Ferguson | Audit Partner | | 972.590.5239

Armanino LLP is one of the 20 largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, business management, consulting and technology solutions to companies in the U.S. and globally. The firm helps clients adapt and change in every stage of business, from startup through rapid growth to the sale of a company. Armanino emphasizes smart technology, leading a cloud revolution of financial, operational, sales and compliance tools that are transforming the way companies do business.

Austin & Co., Inc.
20 Corporate Woods Blvd.
Albany, NY 12211

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.


Cater to You Food Service
665 Broadway
Suite 503
New York, NY 10012 

Anthony Trentacosti | CEO |

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.



CCS Fundraising
527 Madison Avenue; 5th Floor
New York, NY 10580

Glennis Melley | Assistant Vice President | | 860-305-0463

Since 1947, CCS Fundraising has empowered organizations to advance some of the most important causes in history. As leading consulting experts in campaign and development strategy, we plan and implement fundraising initiatives to help nonprofits make a bigger impact. CCS specifically understands the unique value proposition of an independent school education and the vital role that philanthropy plays in helping schools achieve their mission. In the past year alone, CCS has partnered with over 130 schools, many of them in New Jersey, acting as a trusted advisor and thought partner, working together to execute endowment, capital, and annual fundraising initiatives


Citrin Cooperman
50 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020

John Eusanio | Partner and Not-For-Profit Practice Leader | 646.979.6091 |

Citrin Cooperman’s dedicated Not-For-Profit Practice, which consists of professionals with significant industry expertise and technical knowledge, addresses the unique financial and business needs of not-for-profit organizations. When you need a highly-specialized service, you can count on our team to develop innovative solutions and strategies to help your organization succeed. We are committed to serving as a valuable resource to you when it comes to compliance and governance issues so you can focus on success. In addition to our dedicated industry practice, Citrin Cooperman also has a deep bench of professional financial and business advisory services to help support your organization and its assets from all angles. Our advisory services range from general consulting and technology/risk advisory consulting, all the way to wealth management and transaction specialty services.


Columbia Bank
19-01 Route 208 North
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Eric Rivera | Commercial Lender | | 201-599-7062

Our commitment to serving the community and our customers started nearly 100 years ago with the founding of a single branch in Fair Lawn. While we’ve grown over the years with a large branch network that spans the state of New Jersey and five regional lending centers, our commitment to you, to customer service and to our communities remains the same. We’re pleased to offer a full range of banking products, evenly spread between commercial and consumer. Plus, we’ve invested in the latest in digital banking technology so clients can manage their finances from anywhere. Columbia Bank has an asset base of approximately $10.1 billion as of June 30, 2023.


ConnectOne Bank
301 Sylvan Avenue
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

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.


Dining Partnership Group
685 Bloomfield Avenue
Unit 204
Verona, NJ 07044

Gerald Frungillo | Owner | 973.865.3411 |

Dining Partnership Group only services local communities, our goal is to create an incomparable relationship with each one of our partner schools, ensuring all your expectations are continually met. Nutrition, quality, and consistency are what you can expect from the highly experienced team members at DPG.


Eastern Janitorial Company
34 Deforest Ave
East Hanover, NJ 07936

Nicholas Rafanello | Presenident/Owner | 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

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.

ENCON Mechanical
3433 Sunset Ave
Ocean, NJ 07724

Alexandra Montalvo | Account Manager | 732.922.1305x251 |

Serving NJ since 1968, Encon is an award-winning 2nd generation family business. Encon built a legacy of trust, client care, collaboration, safety and industry leadership in its first 50 years. Now it’s taking its evolving heritage and modernizing for the next 50 years of positive growth. Serving the diverse needs of everything from historic landmarks such as, Thomas Edison’s home and laboratory, to environments where parts of the Hubble Telescope and Space Shuttle components were made, Encon has the solution to any heating, cooling, environmental and control problems. Encon provides peace of mind to its customers while always providing the best-in-class service.



FACTS Management
121 South 13th Street
Suite 301
Lincoln, NE 68508

Jeff Stoddard | Regional Vice President | 908.553.1169 |

FACTS Management offers easy-to-use school management solutions to all K-12 schools. FACTS’ position as a trusted partner in the K-12 market has led to our comprehensive technology offerings that improve the education experience for schools and their families.


809 Main Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
860.289.3507 or 800.592.2469

Rob DiMartino | Chief Evangelist | 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

David LaSpina | Associate Vice President, 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
2 International Drive
Rye Brook, NY 10573 

Meressa Condon | Executive Administrative Assistant | | 732.856.2583

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

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

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.


5 Penn Plaza
23rd Floor
New York, NY 10001

 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

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.



2207 Concord Pike #417
Wilmington, DE 19803

Aimee Gibison | Associations and Partnerships Manager | | 302.384.9357

ISM is dedicated to advancing school leadership to enrich the student experience. Rely on over 46 years of research, knowledge, and experience to move your school forward through consultations, surveys, professional learning events, insurance offerings, and ed tech products. Let’s build creative strategies together using extensive research, proven management techniques, and personalized service.



JCJ Architecture
551 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1120
New York, NY 10176

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, and hospitality projects nationwide. With offices in New York City, Hartford, Boston, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and San Diego, the firm is dedicated to advancing the discussion around where facilities & 21st century learning principles meet.



Joseph A. Natoli Construction Corp.
293 Change Bridge Road
Pine Brook, NJ 07058

Tom Sutphen | CFO | 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.



3625 Quakerbridge Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619

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

Ken Fisher | President | 908.625.8512

Professional printing services


New England Retirement Consultants
75 State Street
Suite 100, PMB 4410
Boston, MA 02109

Glenn Jensen | Managing Director | 617.535.6946 x333 |

New England Retirement Consultants provides fiduciary oversight and investment consulting to school retirement plans and endowments. We are an SEC Registered Investment Advisory firm, which means we are obligated by law to work in our client’s best interest. Our investment advisory services are client-specific and provide fiduciary protection to school management and trustees. Put New England Retirement Consultants to work for your school…Improving plans for tomorrow is what we do best…we make good plans even better!



7401 Beaufont Springs Dr.
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23225

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

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

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.



SAGE Dining Services
1402 York Road
Lutherville, MD 21093

William 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

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

Vincent Scozzari Jr | Vice President | | 609-895-1000x113

Having over 40 years’ worth of experience in constructing and renovating independent schools, we recognize the unique requirements, as well as the importance of a school and its campus. We have developed an understanding of how to undertake minor and major projects on fully-functioning campuses and fully-occupied buildings, while minimizing the disruption and inconvenience to the learning environment. We have earned a reputation for cost effective, sustainable, quality construction with experience from classrooms and STEM-STEAM rooms to libraries, media centers, gymnasiums, athletic facilities, sport fields, performing arts and visual arts centers. We succeed because we recognize the important role that these facilities play in nurturing the student’s mind, body and spirit throughout a child’s education. As we BUILD WITH CONFIDENCE, we strive to bring together knowledge in leading-edge technologies and our persistent standards of excellence.



8500 Andrew Carnegie Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina 28262

Jamie Summerlin, Senior Director,, 704-988-2391

TIAA was founded in 1918 to help teachers retire with confidence. That mission grew to include those in healthcare and more, creating reliable income for their futures while they work to make a difference today. Our commitment to be the change for our clients, associates and communities has never wavered and it’s what motivates us to deliver lifetime income for all with investments that build a better world.


USA Architects
20 N Doughty Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876

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.



VS America
1940 Abbott St.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28203

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.


WithumSmith + Brown
331 Newman Springs Road, Suite 125
Red Bank, NJ 07701 

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

Bob Labanara | Senior Director of Development | 203.235.0554 | 

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.



The Yay Company
435 Merchant Walk Square
Suite 300-60
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Daniel Klein | Senior Manager of Growth Enablement | | 804.543.7442

The Yay Company provides an end-to-end dining service that is free for schools, easy for parents and deliciously nutritious for students and faculty. We develop custom programs with a focus on providing real food, made fresh daily from local food partners.