Weisman Children’s Hospital
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist
Hackensack Meridian Health, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
Dr. Malone received his medical degree from UMDNJ – School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/JFK Johnson Rehabilitation in Edison, New Jersey.
Since completion of his residency, Dr. Malone has been an Attending Physician in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Hackensack Meridian Health. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation with subspecialty certification in brain injury medicine. For the last 28 years Dr. Malone has been an Attending Physician in the Acute Brain Trauma unit at Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. In addition to patient care, he is responsible for teaching medical students, residents, and brain injury medicine fellows. He has been the recipient of the Voluntary Faculty Member of the Year Award in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2004, 2015, and 2020. In addition, Dr. Malone has received the Kathy Wong, MD Award from the Rehabilitation Medicine Residents at the Johnson Rehabilitation Institute for the physician who exhibits the highest degree of kindness, compassion and concern for patients and their families in 2002, 2004 and 2015.
Manager, Public & Government Affairs
Tracy Noble joined AAA in 2001 and currently serves as the Manager of Public and Government Affairs and spokesperson for AAA Mid-Atlantic’s service area covering more than 2 million members in New Jersey and Connecticut. A graduate of Rider University, Tracy spent the first few years of her career working for Colson Services Corporation, a financial services firm on Wall Street as a Business Development Liaison. Once joining AAA Mid-Atlantic, Tracy worked in the Travel Marketing Department, then transitioned into the E-Business Department and ultimately into the Public & Government Affairs Department where she works with multiple advocacy groups, police departments, citizen groups, state agencies, and law makers advocating for the safety of the motoring public in New Jersey.
Tracy is frequently quoted as a subject matter expert for local and national print outlets, as well as broadcast media on topics of traffic safety including, distracted, teen and impaired driving, and multi modal transportation. She has worked on a variety of public policy initiatives – ensuring that New Jersey invests in training our young drivers through standard curriculum, practice hours and parental involvement, strengthening the seatbelt law to include back seat passengers, bringing awareness to the issue of driving under the influence of prescription drugs and illegal substances, and the impact that proper education and planning can have on making roads and communities safer for all users.
She also has frequently commented on the future of transportation in our state, where autonomous vehicles and technology will impact our roadways, highlighting the potential these innovations have for making us safer and the dangers posed by technology in our vehicles.
Working to make roads safe for motorists and pedestrians alike, she works with various stakeholders to not just move people and goods, but to use transportation to strengthen communities. Tracy is an appointed member of the Highway Traffic Safety Policy Advisory Committee, the Driver Behavior Team Leader for the New Jersey Strategic Highway Safety Plan, a member of the New Jersey Teen Driver Safety Coalition, the New Jersey Driver Education Committee, the New Jersey Pedestrian Safety Coalition and the New Jersey Vision Zero Alliance to name a few.
Tracy resides in Bordentown New Jersey with her husband, Perry O’Brien. They enjoy traveling with their two Siberian Huskies, relaxing on our New Jersey beaches, spending time at their cabin upstate, biking, snowmobiling, riding ATV’s and various other outdoor activities.
Steven Benvenisti is a partner at the Injury law firm of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon. He is included on the list of the National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” and as a “Super Lawyer.” He is of the 3% of attorneys designated by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a “Certified Civil Trial Attorney.”
He is the President of the Board of Trustees of BIANJ and one of the Directors of Mothers Against Drunk Driving New Jersey.
Steven has received over 30 awards as an attorney, along with a US Congressional Citation, US House of Representatives Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition and being named “Citizen of the Year”.
While in college, Steven sustained a traumatic brain injury. While in a coma, his family was asked to consent to his organ donation. Steven fully recovered, became an award winning attorney, and authored Spring Break: A True Story of Hope and Determination which credits the doctors, nurses and rehabilitation professionals for the wonderful work that they do in improving the lives of patients and their families.
He has been a keynote speaker at hundreds of conferences and gladly donates 100% of his honoraria to charity.
Wally has a richly diverse professional background that includes 15 years in the publishing industry with Time Warner. Before joining the financial industry, he was also a small business owner, artist, and lobsterman. He joined Smith Barney in 1999 as a Financial Advisor. In 2012, he joined UBS, where he offers financial planning and portfolio management services to his clients, who consist of multigenerational families, successful business executives and retired executives. His keen analytical skills and talent for listening and connecting with people have all contributed to Wally’s success as a Wealth Manager.
Wally dedicated himself to altering the stigma associated with brain injuries and works with other individuals who share his interest. He is the former Chairman of the Board at the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey.
Wally attended Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in art in 1977. Wally is married, has two daughters and a son, and is devoted to his family, who enjoy a healthy lifestyle that involves regular exercise, sports and adventure on family vacations.
Richard Sackin, Senior Tax Partner at EisnerAmper, LLP, has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of accounting and taxation, with specialties in state, local and international taxation. He holds a BA in Accounting from Upsala College. Sackin co-authored the New Jersey Tax Handbook and speaks before various groups on international taxation. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. Sackin is also an active member, and Treasurer, of the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey’s Board of Trustees.
Brian Greenwald, M.D., is the Medical Director of Center for Brain Injuries and the Associate Medical Director of JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. He is the Fellowship Director for JFK Johnson’s Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)- certified Brain Injury Medicine fellowship. Additionally, Dr. Greenwald is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and is a Core Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.
Dr. Greenwald completed his residency training in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He was fellowship-trained in brain injury rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Medicine. Dr. Greenwald is the Medical Director for JFK Johnson Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems research grant which is funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research.
Dr. Greenwald has served on the Board of Trustees for the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey since 2002 and is currently the Vice President. Dr. Greenwald has been the recipient of multiple awards for his clinical work, research and teaching. Since 2009 he has recognized by his peers through the Castle Connolly surveys as one of the Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area. Dr. Greenwald has published multiple articles and book chapters in the areas of brain injury rehabilitation. Currently he is involved in several research studies to improve the care of brain injury survivors.
Richard is disabled due to sustaining a TBI in 2004. However, he is currently the Chair of the Voices Advancing the Brain Injury Community. He is a strong advocate for brain injury awareness and pseudobulbar effect (PBA).
Prior to the TBI, Richard had received a BS degree while attending school at night and was a Bureau Director of the Finance Office of the Human Resource Administration of the City of New York.