Office Staff

Jackeline Mejias Fuertes, Director

Dr. Jackeline Mejias-Fuertes
Regional Director

Details To Come

Maggie Osmulski - NJ Small Business Development Center at Brookdale Community College

Maggie Osmulski
Assistant Director

Details To Come

Ernestine Keith

Ernestine Keith
Associate

Barbara Boyington, Professor (Retired), Consultant Business Plans

Barbara Boyington
Professor (Retired), Consultant Business Plans

Barbara Ann Boyington, B.S., M.B.A., Emeritus Professor of Management, Brookdale Community College has served as a Consultant for the Monmouth/Ocean NJSBDC for over 30 years. For over 40 years she held various leadership positions in Higher Education and served as a Professor of Business Management. In addition, she has significant experience as a Management Consultant and trainer in the higher education, manufacturing, environmental, financial, government and health care sectors.  

As a SBDC Consultant, Professor Boyington uses her years of experience and expertise to assist individuals who are planning to start and grow a business or desire to pivot their existing business with new products/services and markets. She works one-on-one with small business owners, conducts presentations, coordinates with partner association to assist clients with connections for financing endeavors, serves as a member of the Monmouth/Ocean NJSBDC Capital Infusion Team, contributes to the writing of guides to assist individuals in developing Business Plans that support their efforts in designing sustainable structures in the pursuit of financing. Ms. Boyington is also a past recipient of the Small Business Administration of New Jersey Advocate of the Year award.

Expertise:

  • Business Plan development
  • Editorial review 
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Mentoring
  • Planning and Organizational Strategy
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Risk Assessment
  • Higher Education Program and Course development and Accreditation Consultant
  • Training: Business, Industry, Entrepreneurship, Communication, Leadership, Motivation and Team Building. Customized Seminars

Our Consultants

Lisa Kanda, Social Media

Lisa Kanda
Social Media

Lisa Kanda, president of Elkay Advisors, LLC, is a marketing strategist, speaker, facilitator, and trainer who focuses on helping businesses and entrepreneurs learn how to establish and grow their online presence to get visible, connect with their ideal client, and use their digital real estate in a strategic and effective way to get results. Her approach is to demystify the ever-changing digital landscape to make it easy to understand while sharing proven, actionable tools and tips.  

Expertise – Social Media, Marketing Strategy and Implementation

DonnaLyn Giegerich, Insurance

DonnaLyn Giegerich, MBA CIC
Insurance/Real Estate

DonnaLyn Giegerich, MBA CIC, is an award winning 30 yr tenured insurance planning professional by The National Alliance, Austin TX, which places brokers in the top 1 percent of their peers. She maintains agency ownership interests as a business entrepreneur in two local insurance agencies and was instrumental in producing a multimillion dollar book of business by her mid 30s.

She is a New Jersey property/casualty,life/health insurance,real estate and title insurance broker. Today, she is the CEO of DLG Consulting, a leadership training company that provides business  coaching, virtual conference keynotes and corporate workshops for leaders that want to elevate their brand presence.

Her career started at IBM, on Wall St as a fixed income analyst and currently includes college professorship in business and communication courses. She is an insurance consultant for MOSBDC.

Joseph L. KapuscinskiJoseph L. Kapuscinski
Financing

Julius Lodato, CPAJulius Lodato
CPA

Roland Reinhart: Digital Marketing, Website Management, Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Advertising Expert

Roland Reinhart
Website Management and Digital Marketing

Roland has been a business counselor and instructor with the New Jersey Small Business Development Center since 2009. He educates small business owners on digital marketing topics including: website development, WordPress, SEO, Google Ads, Bing Ads, online advertising, e-commerce, email marketing, video content creation, Google Analytics, and more.

Paul Rinaldi, Business Management

Paul Rinaldi
Business Management

Susan Wilcox

Susan Wilcox
Social Media

Riina Van Rixoort, Marketing

Riina Van Rixoort
Marketing

Riina’s marketing experience spans over 30 years working at major financial services firms and an academic institution, as well as providing consulting services for small businesses. She is a versatile, results oriented marketing professional with a strong customer focus, communication and project management skills. She has proven success in developing marketing and product strategies, content marketing, implementing tactics and integrating communications programs with sales initiatives. Riina is adept in digital marketing and is also proficient in website content creation and management.

Her diversified experience in sales, technology, quality and operations enables her to view a business holistically. Her expertise in analytics, including dashboards and metrics, Google Analytics and market analysis facilitates comprehensive evaluation of marketing results and effectiveness.

Riina holds a MBA in Marketing from New York University.

  • Expertise:
  • Marketing planning and strategy
  • Competitive analysis
  • Marketing communications planning and tactics
  • Content creation
  • Metrics and analytics

Mary Adelman, Business Strategist

Mary Adelman
Business Strategist

Mary has 12+ years with NJSBDC as a past Assistant Director for Northwest Jersey and is an award-winning business consultant, speaker, trainer, author.

As a business strategist, Mary provides entrepreneur clients, representing a broad range of industries, with insightful guidance that supports sustained growth in every aspect of their business. Clients and peers cite Mary as a “deep well of knowledge” with “keen intuition” for bringing together the right alliances and partnerships that spark mutual interest while spurring economic growth. Whether a business is in concept, start-up or a growth phase, Mary’s business acumen training -from marketing, finance, and operations to technology, and capital acquisition – drives entrepreneurial confidence.

In April, 2021 Mary was named “Regional Partner” from the Washington Business Improvement District during their Lets Flamingle event. Because of her boundless support of business owners that consistently yield outstanding results, the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce twice honored Mary as Business Leader of the Year.