PEOPLE AND COMPANIES ON THE MOVE
Long-time Newark Regional Business Partnership EVP Barbara Kaufmann has announced she will be stepping back from full-time duties with the organization for which she has worked since 1988. She will remain at NRBP part-time.
Justin Braz has been named the new Assistant Commissioner for Transportation Policy and Chief of Staff at the New Jersey Department of Transportation. He had served as Governor Murphy’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative Affairs and had also worked for Assemblyman Gary Schaer (D-Passaic).
Veteran political strategist Kevin Drennan has joined the New Jersey team of Mercury Public Affairs as NJ managing director. Drennan previously served as executive director of the New Jersey Senate Majority Office and as chief of staff to former Senate President Steve Sweeney.
Rowan University President Ali A. Houshmand has been recognized as a 2022 Philadelphia Titan 100 by Wipfli LLP.
Professor Jeffrey Robinson has been named the new Provost for Rutgers University’s Newark Campus