MORRISTOWN – Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) will be hosting a free networking and information session on May 15, featuring feature a panel of experts discussing how veteran-owned companies can do businesses with New Jersey utilities.
The information session will be held at 9 a.m. at the Holmdel office of the New Jersey Supplier Diversity Development Council (SDDC), 101 Crawfords Corner Road.
The SDDC program, Building a Network for Success, will discuss:
- Essentials that service disabled veteran-owned, and veteran-owned businesses should know if they want to develop business opportunities with a utility
- How veteran-owned businesses can become a certified supplier
- Tips on how to network with New Jersey utility companies, and
- Determining who your contacts should be at the utilities.
The panel of experts will include Christine Nichols, CEO and Founder, People Science; Stacie Curtis, CEO and Founder, CW Solutions; Jack Fanous, Co-Founder and Executive Director, GI Go Fund; Dominick Belfiore, Lead Business Opportunity Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration; Charles Solomon, Managing Member, Greenlee Security Services; Nicole Horan, Manager of Administrative Services, South Jersey Gas; Thomas Kochenash, Manager Supply Chain, NJ Gas; Torey Tolson, Supplier Diversity Coordinator, JCP&L/FirstEnergy; and Susan Hogan, Supplier Diversity Manager, PSEG.
Opening remarks will be made by JCP&L President Jim Fakult. Justin Constantine, CEO, The Constantine Group, will be the motivational speaker.
The program will consist of a panel discussion and an informational exhibit for business owners and utility companies.