Best Wishes for a Prosperous New Year!
As we begin the New Year, I would like to take this opportunity to thank our incredible Chamber members, Board of Directors, volunteers, committee chairs, sponsors and staff for their continued support and dedication over the previous year.
We look forward to an exciting new year under the leadership of our new President and CEO, Peter M. Crowley. Many of you already know Peter who is a familiar face at Chamber events. Peter has been a resident of Princeton for more than 25 years and is a highly successful, innovative and collaborative leader who will ensure the Chamber’s continued growth and success. Please join us as we welcome Peter at the first Monthly Membership Luncheon of the new year on Thursday, January 8. We are honored to have Eric Maskin, Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study and Nobel Memorial Prize winner in Economic Sciences as our guest speaker.
We are pleased to announce our newly elected Board of Directors including Paul Breitman, Assistant Vice President, University Services, Princeton University; Dr. Anthony Clark, Head of Firmenich Corporate R&D in North America; Jack Morrison, President, JM Group and Ivan Punchatz, Managing Shareholder, Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C.
A sincere thank you to those Board members who have reached their term limits and have rotated off the Board: Karen Jezierny, Director of Public Affairs, Princeton University; Peg Forrestel, Director, Contributions and Community Affairs, Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.; David Newton, Vice President, Palmer Square Management; and Herb Ames, President and CEO of the Devin Group, Inc.
The Chamber’s success and growth over the past year was a result of strong membership participation and support. In accordance with the Chamber’s strategic plan and the support of our members, the Chamber will continue to be a platform for you to do business. I invite you to join us in the upcoming year at a Chamber event where you can network and exchange ideas with people who will help you develop and enhance your business.
Your Chamber is looking forward to partnering with you to ensure a successful and prosperous 2009!
Lawrence H. Krampf
Chairman, Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
CEO, Princeton Communications Group, Inc.