EWNJ to Honor Clare E. Wherley at 'Salute To The Policy Makers' 2012 Awards Dinner
New Brunswick, NJ (April , 2012) - Executive Women of New Jersey ("EWNJ") will honor Clare E. Wherley, CPA, CFP® at its Salute to the Policy Makers 2012 Awards Dinner on May 17, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick in New Brunswick, NJ. Currently in its 32nd year, EWNJ holds the biennial fund-raising event to recognize women of professional distinction in New Jersey.
"Since its founding in 1980, EWNJ has championed the advancement of women to the most senior levels of international corporations, non profits, and public service firms. At this year's 'Salute to the Policy Makers' event, we will celebrate the professional accomplishments of 36 exceptional New Jersey executives," said EWNJ President-Elect and 2012 Salute Dinner Chair Keitha M. Lackey, who also serves as a Director for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. "It is my honor and pleasure to serve as Chair for this year's gala, which serves a dual purpose: Honoring an outstanding group of women and benefiting an excellent cause."
In 1985, Clare E. Wherley co-founded Lassus Wherley, a wealth management firm with offices in New Providence, NJ and Bonita Springs, FL. Clare is Chief Executive Officer of the company. Clare is Board Secretary for the District of Columbia Youth ChalleNGe Foundation, and Vice President and Membership Chair of the New Providence Business and Professional Association (NPBPA).
Proceeds from the biennial event will fund EWNJ.s scholarship program, which has provided over $1.1 million in scholarships to more than 350 deserving New Jersey women enrolled in advanced degree programs at New Jersey institutions since instituting the program in 1986, as well as other programs that advance women.
For more information on corporate sponsorship or tickets to the Salute to the Policy Makers awards dinner, contact EWNJ at 609-249-7982 or visit EWNJ on the web at www.ewnj.org.
Wells Fargo Regional President Lucia DiNapoli Gibbons serves as the event's honorary dinner chair. Kay Koplovitz, Founder of USA Networks and Chairman of the Board, Liz Claiborne Inc., will serve as guest speaker for the event, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick in New Brunswick, NJ. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is serving as this year's Distinguished Honorary Dinner Chair.
About Executive Women of New Jersey
Founded in 1980, EWNJ is where New Jersey.s executive women connect and collaborate across all sectors to share experiences, develop relationships and build their businesses. Since the organization's founding, EWNJ has given out over $1.1 million in scholarships to deserving New Jersey women pursuing advanced degrees.