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NJSBDC State Director Kelly Brozyna Appointed to Prestigious New Jersey District Export Council

NJSBDC State Office | February 6, 2024

Newark, NJ. February 6, 2024 – The New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) proudly announces the appointment of Kelly Brozyna, State Director and Chief Executive Officer of NJSBDC, to the New Jersey District Export Council (NJDEC). This prestigious appointment recognizes Brozyna’s exceptional leadership and commitment to advancing international trade and economic growth within the state.

“The New Jersey District Export Council (NJDEC) is proud to present this year’s newest members,” announced Susan Widmer, Director, U. S. Commercial Service, Northern New Jersey. “Our members contribute in so many ways to the success of the state’s export community, and their efforts are much appreciated. Without them we would not be able to offer the wide array of services, resources, Connections, events, information, and programs that our clients deserve, and require, as they broaden their footprint in the international marketplace.”

Joining Kelly Brozyna are other accomplished professionals from diverse sectors, including:

  • David Capodanno, Principal, CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP)
  • Peter Clement, Senior Vice President International Financing, Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc.
  • Kim Keating, Director of Customer Success, ZAGO Manufacturing Co.
  • Monica Lee, Vice President, Route 66 International
  • Kelly O’Malley, Global Director of Sales & Marketing, Medical Indicators
  • Janet Ryan, Owner, SpectraSpray Global, LLC
  • Wendy Shen, President / CEO, NygalaCorp/FLOMO

The NJDEC plays a pivotal role in supporting and promoting New Jersey’s global business endeavors. As an organization comprising experienced international business leaders, NJDEC members provide valuable guidance and insights to foster international market expansion, economic development, and job creation.

Kelly Brozyna’s appointment to the NJDEC reaffirms her dedication to serving New Jersey’s small businesses and entrepreneurs. With nearly a decade of experience in consulting and program development for the state’s business community, Brozyna brings a wealth of knowledge to this esteemed council. Her expertise will further bolster NJDEC’s efforts to facilitate trade, strengthen individual companies, and stimulate economic growth throughout New Jersey.

The NJDEC provides a platform for business leaders to collaborate, exchange ideas, and promote international trade initiatives. It works closely with the U.S. Commercial Service and engages with federal, state, and local officials to advocate for policies that support the region’s business community.

Kelly Brozyna’s role in NJDEC aligns with NJSBDC’s commitment to providing comprehensive services and programs that empower small and mid-sized businesses to succeed in the global marketplace. Her appointment underscores the ongoing partnership between NJSBDC and NJDEC to drive economic growth and create opportunities for New Jersey businesses.

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The New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) is the premier provider of comprehensive services and programs for small and mid-sized businesses in New Jersey. Through a network of 11 regional centers and over 20 affiliate/satellite offices, the NJSBDC offers no-cost consulting, training, and resources, empowering entrepreneurs to start, grow, and prosper in the Garden State.

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