Cranford Business Alliance

Networking Group for businesses located in
Cranford and surrounding towns.


James DellaVecchia, The DellaVecchia Group LLC

James DellaVecchia, the current president of the CBA, has a decade of experience in the investment and insurance industry. James began his career on Wall Street before ultimately opening his own Investment and Insurance company, The DellaVecchia Group, LLC which is located in Cranford, New Jersey where he resides. He brings expertise in the areas of partnership planning, succession planning, benefits and risk planning. Whether someone is looking for a strategy to pass the business on to the next generation, improving employee retention through an affordable benefits package, or create a guaranteed income stream for life, James DellaVecchia can help.

Arthur F Haliczer, DDS

Family Dentistry offering preventive, aesthetic, and restorative care since 1983. Clinical Instructor at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. Army National Guard Dental Corps – MAJ


Helen Sorrentino

Human Resources Professional with over 20 years of HR experience working with corporations and companies from 2 employees up to 7500 employees.  After being downsized twice in a 2 year period, decided to start my own consulting company focusing on the small business owner with under 50 employees.  My company offers a full range of services focusing on all areas of HR including New hire onboarding, benefits, compensation, employee relations, labor law compliance, management and employee training, recruiting, WC and UI investigations and reporting to terminations and layoffs. Graduated from Montclair State University with a MA in Psychological Counseling and Upsala College with an MS in Human Resources Management.

Beth Sullivan- Coldwell Banker

Beth holds a BA from Susquehanna University. As a second generation Realtor, she has always had an interest in and love of real estate. Beth has been a resident of Westfield and Mountainside for over 30 years providing her with a strong knowledge, understanding and love of the local market. She and Steve have two children, Evan and Kelsey. They have attended schools in Westfield and were very active athletes. Evan recently graduated from The United States Naval Academy where he was a member of the Championship Lacrosse Team and is currently a member of the elite Special Forces. Kelsey attended Elon University where she received a BA and Masters in Interactive Media in North Carolina. Beth had an explosive launch into real estate selling 7 houses in her first 8 weeks which culminated in her winning the prestigious Rising Star Award. 2011 & 2012, Beth was 1st in production, 2013 & 2014 she was in the top 3 in the Westfield West Office which earned her membership to the elite President's Council for the past four years. To date, during her career, she has listed and sold over $150 million in real estate, earning her recognition as one of the top realtors in the area.

Jennifer Kenwell - Lifeline Technology Solutions

Lifeline Technology Solutions is the trusted local resource for all of your technology related needs. Jason Michaels, the owner of Lifeline, has made it the company’s goal to provide customers with the right equipment along with the right services to help simplify their technology needs, so they can focus on personal objectives.  We work with all types of customers – small to medium sized businesses, non-profit groups, local municipalities as well as residential users – and have developed systems to provide each different type of customer with a very similar positive experience. Our commitment to providing our customers with a pleasant experience each and every time they work with us has helped to grow not only our core business over the years, but has also allowed us to branch out into other new and exciting fields.  Through partnerships with other local companies or reseller agreements, we are now able to offer custom website design, security camera systems, PBX and Cloud based telephone systems, and Cloud based backup systems.  All of these services come backed with Lifeline’s pledge to stand behind all of its products.

Robin Hoy- Owner of PuroClean Restoration Services

I am a co-owner with my husband, Chris Hoy, of PuroClean Restoration Services. PuroClean is a fire, water, mold, and bio-hazard restoration company. We work with insurance companies, real estate companies, homeowners and commercial property managers. Our team understands that water, fire, mold and property damage presents an unexpected and stressful disruption to our daily lives. Our role is beyond just repairing the property - it's also repairing lives. Our mission: When property damage occurs, PuroClean is driven to provide an unmatched service experience quickly, professionally, ethically and with compassion, resulting in peace of mind for all concerned.

Jody Weinberg, Two River Community Bank

Two River Community Bank is a New Jersey state-chartered financial institution offering a full range of commercial lending, business banking, medical and private banking, personal banking, mortgage and other services throughout Union, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean Counties. We invite you to experience the advantages of local management, local knowledge, local decision making and local service in building your financial foundation.

Jodi Gollin, CPA

Gollin CPA is a local accounting firm that handles small and medium size business accounting and tax needs along with individual tax preparation. In addition, the firm focuses on personal service to our clients to understand their business and personal financial picture. Why is Gollin, CPA different than other CPA firms? Our goal is to build a relationship and not just get the work done. We get intimate with our clients finances and business and help achieve financial success. We are there for the simple and the complex questions a business owner or individual may have. Our turnaround time to our client sets us apart from many other firms. Our services are tailored to each of our clients’ needs, which include tax preparation, Quick Books training, installation or review, sales tax, corporate, partnership and many other services. We are here to make your job easier. We build relationships, if you are looking to have a great rapport with your accountant and answers when you need them, then please feel to give us a call.

Robert W. Schielke, President, Schielke Insurance Agency, Inc.

Rob entered the United States Navy immediately following high school. He assumed increasing roles of responsibility within the Navy and was honorably discharged, earning the rank of E-5 (Second Class Petty Officer) at the end of his enlistment period. Rob then learned many aspects within the Insurance and Benefit field from various companies before founding Schielke Insurance Agency, Inc. and NJDRIVER.COM in July of 2000. His agency focuses on Home, Auto and Small Business clients in New Jersey along with numerous Member Benefit products for Credit Unions. It has always been the mission of Schielke Insurance Agency to remain small enough to afford our clients the personal attention they deserve, while being large enough to have the proper staff and clout with our corporate partners to ensure our clients' needs are met.