Board of Directors 2019

Chris Ryan
Chairman
McCue Captains Agency
Risk Management Advisor

A Jersey Shore native, Chris enjoys working with local businesses, addressing all of their insurance needs.  Another of Chris’ specialties is in the unique concerns of New Jersey’s high net worth and coastal residents.  His involvement with the Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce dates back several years.  He's served on different committees, has been an active member of the Board of Directors, and will serve as Chairman of the Chamber for the next two years.

Sharon Franklin
Vice Chair
OceanFirst Bank
VP, Branch Manager
35+ years of delivering excellence through personalized caring and an unmatched willingness to help people.
Dominic Latorraca
Secretary
Thomas Duffy
Immediate Past Chair
Jersey Shore Financial Advisors, LLC
Tom is a Certified Financial Planner Professional™ earning this prestigious credential from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards in 1994.  Tom has been active in the financial planning and wealth management profession since 1993, working to protect your family's wealth from predators, creditors and Senators.
Tom holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Monmouth University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science from Kean University
Tom is also adjunct instructor at both William Paterson University and Rutgers Business School.  Teaching Financial Well Being and Intro to Financial Planning at WPU and Estate Planning at RU.
Peter Pfister
EMACC Foundation Rep
Richard Ricciardi
Monmouth University Rep
Monmouth University
Corporate Relations Officer, Leon Hess Business School
Joan Scocco
Brookdale Rep
Raymond Eckhoff
Provident Bank
29 years banking experience in commercial lending/business development. I have extensive experience in dealing with contractors, investment properties and owner occupied real estate financing. In depth knowledge of SBA 7A and 504 loan programs. The Bank also works with various loan programs provided through the NJ Economic Development Authority that provide low interest loans to companies that are adding new jobs and helping the NJ economy grow.

Specialties: Contractors
Commercial Mortgages
Rick Gumina, CRPS QPFC
Morgan Stanley
Financial Advisor, Corporate Retirement Plans Specialist
Jac Bloomberg
JB Graphic Solutions
I have spent over 30 years in the graphics arts and direct mail industries.  My career has been focused primarily in the Financial Services sector having spent 7 years with Merrill Lynch in the statement processing and internal mailing area specializing in the marketing area supporting the Financial Advisors with their graphics communications.  Prior to purchasing a Graphics Communications company in Monmouth County I managed the Digital Print and Marketing Communications area of Citi Group supporting the Smith Barney/Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors.
I bring my extensive corporate marketing and graphics experience to support the small and mid sized companies in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. 

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