The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey will present its Annual Gala at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

The Gala celebrates the work of BIANJ and spotlights the contributions of leaders in our community who support people impacted by brain injury.

Join us for an evening of recognition, celebration and inspiration, along with music, a networking dinner, silent auction and more. You can participate by sponsoring a table, advertising in our journal, or purchasing tickets.

We are only $20,000 away from our goal– and your support will ensure that we can continue providing services for people affected by brain injury.

Wednesday, March 29th

  • Crystal Plaza, Livingston NJ
  • 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Cocktail Attire

Presenting Sponsor: Aetna Better Health NJ

Gala sponsorship ensures that BIANJ can continue to provide vital programs and services for people with brain injury and their loved ones. You can also purchase an ad, a table, or make a donation.

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors

The Kyle Family

Past Honorees

  • Connie Domingo, MD, FAAPM&R, Weisman Children’s Hospital
  • Richard J. Malone, DO, FAAPM&R, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
  • Tracy E. Noble, AAA Mid-Atlantic
  • Robert Garrett, FACHE, CEO, Hackensack Meridian Health
  • Bernie Flynn, Past President & CEO, NJM Insurance Group
  • Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD, Director of Neuropsychology, Neuroscience and TBI Research, Kessler Foundation
  • Jane and Joe Concato, BIANJ Volunteers
  • Lori and Wallace Kyle, Caregivers and Past BIANJ Board President
  • Carolann Garafola, MA, Executive Director, Mt. Bethel Village
  • Susan and William Reilly, Caregivers, Sean Reilly TBI Fund
  • Cathleen D. Bennett, JD, President and CEO, New Jersey Hospital Association
  • Carol Ann Giardelli, MEd, Director, Safe Kids New Jersey
  • Christine O’Brien, President, Insurance Council of New Jersey
  • John Tiene, CEO, Agency Network Exchange
  • Barbara Gieger-Parker, Past President and CEO, Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey
  • Benjamin Kurland, CEO, Allaire Healthcare Group
  • Harrison J. Gordon, Esq., Senior Partner at Gordon & Gordon, PC
  • Erhardt Preitauer, Senior Vice President, Government Programs, Horizon BCBSNJ
  • Bob Doll, Senior Portfolio Manager and Chief Equity Strategist, Nuveen Asset Management
  • Vincente H. Gracias, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM, Interim Dean, Rutgers Rober Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Bruce M. Gans, MD, Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
  • Richard S. Spengler, Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer, Investors Bank
  • Roy Bavaro, DCH Teen Safe Driving Foundation
  • John K. Lloyd, FACHE, Meridian Health
  • Caroline O. McCagg, MD, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
  • Peter A. Inverso, Roma Bank
  • Al Maghazehe, PhD, FACHE, Capital Health
  • Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr., New Jersey’s 8th Congressional District
  • Stephen Jones, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
  • Ronald J. Del Mauro, Saint Barnabas Health Care System
  • Anthony J. Kuczinski, Munich Re
  • Paul Anzano, Esq., Pringle Quinn Anzano, PC
  • Steven Benvenisti, Esq., Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, PC
  • Corinne “Cookie” Slade, Founder & Former President, Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Gary S. Carter, New Jersey Hospital Association
  • Anthony G. Dickson, NJM Insurance Group
  • Richard Bagger, Pfizer
  • David Grubb, Perma
  • Amy Mansue, Children’s Specialized Hospital

Opening Remarks with Becky Quick

Becky Quick, Co-Anchor of CNBC’s Squawk Box and Anchor of On The Money, has been a strong supporter of the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey for more than a decade. Join us for her opening remarks on March 29, 2023.

We’re here to help. Call 1-800-669-4323.

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