Kim Guadagno to Speak at September 27 Ocean ELC Meeting

Posted on August 22, 2019 By

Former Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, now the President and CEO of the non-profit Fulfill, formerly the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, and a partner at the law firm of Connell Foley LLP, Jersey City, will be the featured speaker at the Ocean County ELC (Employer Legislative Committee) meeting and breakfast Friday, September 27, 2019, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. at the at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 815 Route 37 West, Toms River, N.J.

The registration fee, including a buffet breakfast, is $20.00. R.S.V.P. to mpangelini@ or call 908-309-5395. Pay at the door or mail checks, payable to Ocean ELC, to Mary Pat Angelini, P.O. Box 517, Oakhurst, N.J. 07755.

The Ocean County ELC is sponsored by Holman Frenia Allison, PC; New Jersey Natural Gas, and NorthStar Strategies in partnership with the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce.

About Kim Guadagno: As of May 6, former Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno became the President and CEO of the non-profit Fulfill, formerly the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Fulfill provides 13 million meals per year and wrap around services people can get off the food line altogether. As a partner at Connell Foley, the lawyer for Fulfill, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno counsels clients on local, state, and federal initiatives, economic development projects, various policy issues, and assists them in all aspects of litigation.

In her eight years as New Jersey’s first Lieutenant Governor and the 33rd Secretary of State, Kim Guadagno was an advocate for businesses and corporations statewide, creating an effective infrastructure for economic growth and job creation. As an attorney, Guadagno served in private practice, and as a federal and state prosecutor for more than three decades. She also taught at Rutgers Law for six years. She says her most non-traditional job thus far was as the first woman Sheriff of Monmouth County, New Jersey, serving more than 600,000 residents.

The Lt. Governor is a graduate of American University, Washington College of Law and Ursinus College. She is married to Judge Michael Guadagno, now retired, and has three sons: a captain, USAF, fighter pilot in South Korea; a Dartmouth graduate in finance; and an 18-year-old who keeps her grounded.

About ELC: Employer Legislative Committees: The ELCs, established by NJBIA in 1959, are independent, local organizations representing all 21 counties. At each meeting, legislators, cabinet members or local officials will discuss important issues pertinent to business. Attendees also receive a briefing from one of NJBIA’s government affairs experts on legislative and regulatory issues affecting employers. About NJBIA: The New Jersey Business & Industry Association, Trenton, N.J., provides information, services and advocacy to its member companies in order to build a more prosperous New Jersey. NJBIA is the nation’s largest statewide employer association. Its members, as a group, employ more than one million people and represents every industry in the state, including contractors, manufacturers, retail and wholesale businesses, and service providers of every kind. Visit for more information.