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Wallace Kyle

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.

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Michael Greenwald, EdM

Michael Greenwald, EdM, is the Secretary of the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey’s Board of Trustees.

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Richard A. Sackin, CPA

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.

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Brian D. Greenwald, MD

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. Dr. Greenwald is a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson and 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 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. Dr. Greenwald has been extensively published in both peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in the area of brain injury rehabilitation. Currently he is involved in several research studies to improve the care of brain injury survivors.

To reach Brian Greenwald, please email Brian.Greenwald@rehab-specialists.com

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Neil N. Jasey, Jr., MD

Neil N. Jasey, Jr., is a Vice President of the Board of Trustees. He is the Co-Chair on the Fundraising Committee.

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Richard S. Anderson

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.

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Cynthia Boyer, PhD

Cynthia L. Boyer, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with more than 30 years experience in neurorehabilitation. Her professional career has focused on neuropsychological evaluation, psychological treatment, and cognitive rehabilitation of individuals with acquired and degenerative brain injuries and developmental disabilities. Dr. Boyer earned a BA in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a MA and PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Delaware. An accomplished clinician, Dr. Boyer also has a strong background in administration, strategic planning, program development and clinical quality. She served as Executive Director of Brain Injury Services and Vice President of Quality for Bancroft.

Currently, Dr. Boyer serves as Chief Clinical Officer for Hope Trust, a technology based trust company serving the special needs community and provides neuropsychological consultation at Assurance Behavioral HealthCare.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Boyer holds faculty positions at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Wiedner University and is a trainer for the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS). She serves on the Board of the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey and is a medical rehabilitation surveyor for the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

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Virgilio Caraballo

Virgilio has dedicated his career to working with individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and brain injury. During his career he has garnered extensive experience in residential care, outpatient treatment and vocational supports.

Virgilio started his career with Rehabilitation Specialists over twenty years ago and then sought other experiences within the industry. After his return to Rehabilitation Specialists Virgilio held many positions within the organization, culminating in his current role as President & CEO.

In addition to his role at Rehabilitation Specialists, he serves on the Board of Trustees for the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey, and is also a member of Brain Injury Alliance’s Advocacy and Public Affairs (APA) Committee, chairs the subcommittee on Community Affairs of the APA committee, and was first appointed by Governor Jon S. Corzine to the New Jersey Advisory Council on Traumatic Brain Injury in 2009 and has remained on the council since.

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SuAnn Chen, MD

SuAnn Chen, M.D., is currently the Medical Director at Shore Rehabilitation Institute, an acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation hospital affiliated with JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute and located within Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center in Brick, NJ. Dr. Chen is the Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Ocean Medical Center. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.

Dr. Chen is a New Jersey native, completing her undergraduate training at Princeton University, followed by internship at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ. She completed her Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency training at New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ, and the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, NJ. She then completed a fellowship in Brain Injury Medicine at the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab (formerly known as the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), affiliated with Northwestern University. After completing her training, she served as the Medical Director for the Brain Injury program at the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network in the Lehigh Valley, PA, before returning home to NJ, advancing to her current position.

Dr. Chen has participated in the Education and Conference Planning Committees of both the Brain Injury Association of PA and the Brain Injury Alliance of NJ. She continues to present lectures and conduct research in the field of brain injury rehabilitation and on the field of acute inpatient rehabilitation in general.

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Lamyra Clarke- White

Lamyra Clarke-White is an Assistant Vice President of Program Management at MetLife Insurance Company.  She has over 30 years of experience in Technology and is PMP® certified by the Project Management Institute.  Lamyra holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Programming / Business Management and an MBA in Marketing / International Business both from Seton Hall University.

Lamyra is firm believer that “to whom much is given, much is required”. Active membership in her church, professional, and community based organizations allows her to live up to this standard. In addition to Trustee on the BIANJ Board, she is a member of Abyssinian Baptist Church (Newark, NJ), Life Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Raritan Valley Chapter (NJ), Links Incorporated, National Pan-Hellenic Council of Essex County, and MetLife DiverseAbilities Business Resource Network.

Other affiliations include membership in the National Association of Parliamentarians Project Management Institute NJ Chapter, and United Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals.

Lamyra is a graduate of the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) Management Academy, recipient of the Black Achievers in Industry Award and New Jersey’s 100 Influential People.

After seven years of service in the United States Army Reserves, Lamyra received an honorable discharge as a sergeant.

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