PMI New Jersey Chapter
PMINJ 2018 November Career Fair

16 November 2018 - Whippany - Ukrainian American Cultural Center of NJ

Bio's / Panelists / Coaches / Recruiters
Keynote Presentation

Code - C020-20181116
PDUS - 2.5
Leadership - 2.0
Strategic - 0.5
Technical - 0


PMINJ members who are in transition or considering a job or career change will have an excellent opportunity to:
  • Hear a lively keynote speaker that will kick-start your career goals.  
  • Network with local company recruiters and hiring managers who are currently hiring project managers.  
  • Meet one-on-one with resume writers, career coaches and LinkedIn professionals.


Career Fair Agenda
Marty Latman
How to Work the Room Successfully – The Secrets of Effective Networking
PDU - L 1.5 S 0 T 0
Code C020-20181116-1
Panel Discussion
PDU - L 0.5 S 0.5 T 0
Code C020-20181116-2
Recruiter Introductions
Career Coaches
Speed Networking
Recruiters / Hiring Managers
(Career Coaches are still available)



BD   bd

EWS   ews

The FlexPro Group   flex pro

Manpower Group   experis

NTT Data   ntt-data

Prudential   prudential

Robert Half   rh

TEK Systems   tek


CFMarty Latman, called by many people as the “Best Networker” they know, is a “People Helper and Match Maker”. He is the Executive Director of Latman Advisory Services LLC. From business consulting to financial advisement to professional career development, Latman Advisory Services is dedicated to helping you achieve your personal career or business goals.

Marty is also co-chairman of the Financial Executive Network Group (FENG). FENG is a 501(c)(3) organization, founded in 1991 as a forum for over 40,000 senior financial executives to share job opportunities and experiences.  He is also the chairman of NJ Strategic Executive Networking Group (NJSENG), a FEI member, and a member of over 20 other career networking groups.

Marty has been a guest speaker at many networking groups where he has discussed various career development topics including networking, interviewing techniques and advance career planning strategies.

Marty graduated from the State University of New York-Albany, and is a resident of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

How to Work the Room Successfully – The Secrets of Effective Networking

When you attend networking or business meetings are you successful in promoting yourself? Are you unsure of the best ways to do this? Would you like to improve your technique? Do you leave the meeting feeling that you really accomplished something? Marty Latman will demonstrate how to improve your networking skills and get better at "working the room.”

Career Coaches

Alex Freund

coachKnown as “The Landing Expert,” Alex Freund helps his clients land new positions and get promotions through effective interviewing. As a former director at Honeywell, Sanofi and Tyco International, Alex is an experienced hiring manager.

Currently, Alex is a career coach, specializing in helping his clients improve their interviewing skills and making them confident and comfortable throughout the interviewing process. For the last 12 years, Alex has helped more than 750 clients ranging from managers to CEOs in a variety of industries.

Alex is volunteering in several job-search networking groups where he is an occasional presenter. He conducts workshops on interviewing, resumes, LinkedIn, Value Proposition, Personal Branding and alike in addition to weekly publishing a blog written specifically for job seekers. His blogs are posted on many LinkedIn groups, appeared in Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine and Business Insider.

For over eight years, Alex has been teaching a course for people in transition via the Princeton Adult School and publishes The Landing Expert List, a free directory of job-search networking groups via his website at

Alex is a Cornell University graduate and speaks five languages.

Tony Calabrese, CPC, ELI-MP

Certified Life and Job Search Coach

TonyTony Calabrese is a certified Life and Career Coach.  A lifelong New Jersey resident, he has thrived through a series of life changing events.   Coaching, consulting, facilitating support groups, and writing blogs and newsletters provide the opportunity for him to share what he has learned with others.  Additionally, the last several years have afforded him the opportunity to be a “student of life”, and he knows that will continue by partnering with others as they continue forward on their life’s journey.

After a long and successful career in Project Management and Systems assignments, a series of life events led Tony to shift directions and pursue a new career in coaching.  In 2009, Tony earned his certifications from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC) in both their intensive coach training program and their Energy Leadership assessment and debrief process.  He enjoys working with the ever growing population of individuals who are facing many different life challenges as they transition from one new experience to another.

Tony continued to expand his coaching knowledge and services that he is able to offer his clients.  In August of 2011, he became a Certified Career Coach.  He believes in guiding his clients through a strategic job search process that allows them to target what position it is they next want for their career.  He is well versed in all steps of the job search process from assessment, to research and targeting, to preparing how to present oneself to interview, and how to follow-up on those opportunities which present themselves.

Tony is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and was President of its New Jersey chapter in 2012.  He has also held to office of Secretary for the New Jersey chapter of ICF.

Tony and his wife, Carolina, reside in Maplewood, NJ.

Telephone: (973) 762-1350 Cell: (201) 306-9811

Paul Cecala

PaulPaul Cecala, a Five O’Clock Club Certified Career Coach, has been coaching since 1999 and assisted over 3000 people in either changing careers or starting their professional lives.  He has worked for several post-secondary career schools as Director of Career Services specializing in Biotech/pharmaceutical careers, Green Economy jobs, aviation, allied health, IT and general administrative professions.  Currently, he the Director of Program Development for Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies where his responsibilities include identifying developing and managing many of the school’s adult, non-credit programming.  Additionally, he helped develop the job search training process for several NJ Department of Labor sponsored job search groups.

As a student of the job search process he finds particular interest in project planning a job search, networking, and securing offers from the interview.  Paul has presented over 600 seminars on topics ranging from career pathing to interview follow-up for organizations including schools like Lincoln Technical Schools, Centenary College, Florida Institute of Technology, University of Connecticut and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; networking and job search groups like the Professional Services Group and Princeton Job Seekers; and social clubs like Montclair Divorce Support Group and Out Professionals of NYC.

Paul has a BS in Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology.  Prior to career coaching, he had a long career in corporate aviation sales.  His final position in this arena was Vice President of Aircraft Charter Sales for a nation-wide industry leader.

Christina DeOliveira

ChristinaChristina is a seasoned professional with a strong performance track record playing a key role in and / or leading large scale leadership development initiatives. Expertise in human capital management, leadership development, creating high performance cultures, team alignment and engagement, leadership coaching, and service excellence. Successful at building and sustaining key business relationships and producing strategic success for clients to achieve a competitive advantage through their most important asset, their people.

Christina, author of The JOY of Losing Your Job….HOPE After the Blood, Sweat and Tears (official launch: March, 2016), is the Founder and President of Performance Continuum, a consultancy whose work centers on helping businesses achieve sustainable results through their most valuable asset, their people. With laser-like precision, Christina immediately cuts to the core, identifies obstacles or gaps and deftly leads the way to deeper self-awareness. None of this could happen without the place of safety Christina creates from the moment she meets someone. With warmth and honesty she has an unerring capacity for knowing when to listen and when to probe. Her coaching gets results because Christina gets people.

Christina is also the Founder and President of David’s Gift…The Education Alternative. A non-profit, 501c3, created to serve disadvantaged, inner-city, high school seniors by providing scholarship money to achieve their dream of attaining higher education.

Merrill Rutman

MerrillMerrill Rutman is a professional résumé writer and job search coach who crafts résumés and LinkedIn profile summaries that answer the key questions on the minds of all prospective hiring authorities, “What can you do for me?  Why should I hire you rather than another equally qualified candidate?”  Merrill helps each client express his or her unique value proposition, which answers those key questions in logic that resonates with corporate executives and business owners alike, an appeal they cannot afford to ignore.

Merrill is a former executive recruiter and award-winning technical writer.  His full background is on his profile.

Marc Strano

MarkMarc is a seasoned Talent Development professional with more than 30 years of international corporate experience. Marc delivers transformational leadership experiences with an aim to improve participants’ self awareness and understanding of interpersonal dynamics, and to make every workplace stimulating and rewarding. Marc’s expertise has advanced leadership culture within such varied industries as Commercial and Retail Banking, Finance, Legal, Education, Fine Retail, Construction, Consumer Electronics, and Global Shipping and Logistics. Marc's favorite recent activities include being a Career Coach with the New Start Career Network at Rutgers University, and Coach's Coach with the Executive Coaching program at Teachers College-Columbia University.

Marc has a Master’s in International Management and Finance from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, including study of international trade and comparative business practices in several countries. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, graduating with Honors from the University of Rochester.  Marc is President and Lead Consultant at *SHIFT *Leadership Development LLC.

Lauren Markon

lauren  Lauren Markon, MS Counseling, has been working as a Career Counselor, Resume Writer and LinkedIn Profile Developer for the past 12 years, for a business that she established in Livingston, called Career Connections NJ.(

Previously, she has worked at many prestigious universities and colleges such as (Pace University, Pace World Trade Institute, Fordham University, Fairleigh Dickinson University and County College of Morris). In addition, she has spoken at many venues throughout the state on resume writing, interviewing, returning to work, networking, and utilizing LinkedIn for your job search. She has worked with 100's of clients from CEO's to Middle Management, to Returning to Work Mothers to Entry Level College Students. Currently, she is teaching LinkedIn as an Instructor for the Montclair Adult School of Continuing Education, and National Council of Jewish Women.


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