Jeffrey Kagan


Jeffrey Kagan is the Broker-Owner of KP Edgestone Realty and oversees their two offices (Matawan and Jamesburg). He enjoys community service, volunteerism, and history. Jeffrey is currently the Board Secretary for both the Pride Center of New Jersey and the Madison-Old Bridge Twp. Historical Society. He is a member of the Matawan Economic Business Development Commission. Jeffrey is the co-founder of four non-profit organizations and a past recipient of the Andrew Heiskell Community Service Award. Proud to be on the board of the CNJRCC and a member of the Matawan-Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce. Jeffrey lives in Jamesburg with his husband, Joel Pascua.

Andrea Pagiazitis

Board Member – Vice President and Event Coordinator

Andrea has over 25 years experience in the retail banking industry. In her current position as Senior Vice President, Regional Administrator, at Lakeland Bank she enjoys business development, and motivating and mentoring her team of 11 branches.

As Vice President of the Chamber and Event Planner, I am often asked “why should I join the chamber”, that is an easy answer. The Chamber creates business to business contacts that result in new business opportunities for its members. Our mission is to generate more business activity for our communities. I also remind them the importance of doing business locally to keep our businesses strong.
I would like to personally invite you to join our chamber to get connected, build your business and keep our community strong. Building Business Together!


Marty Israel

Board Member – Secretary

Worked in the supermarket industry for 40 years logistics and distribution, two employers, Food Fair Stores, Inc and A&P., retired in 2005. Keeping busy with home based businesses. Marty is a Healthcare Consultant for breakthrough health technology company LifeWave. Served in the NJARNG for 10 years. Member of JWV Post #133. Past President of B’nai B’rith of NJ. Current First V.P. of Congregation Beth Ohr of Old Bridge. Editor of the Garden State Phlumeney Society Newsletter. Communication Chair of the East Brunswick Community Garden.

Eric Anzalone

Board Member – IT Chair

Eric is an Client Success/Account Manager for PulseOne Technology, a national IT managed services company that’s been helping small to medium sized businesses for over 20 years. Besides IT and owning his own production company since 1998, Eric has over 35 years of experience in high profile entertainment and went back to school the year he turned 50 to get his master’s degree in American Media and Popular Culture. He has been a NJ resident since 1998.

Kathy Makras

Board Member – Treasurer

Kathy Makras is an Area Manager at Lakeland Bank, she oversees the Jamesburg and Cranbury North branches and has over 20 years of banking experience. Lakeland Bank is full service commercial bank, business services include commercial loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate loans, loans for healthcare services, asset-based lending, equipment financing, small business loans and lines, and treasury management services. Consumer services include checking and savings deposit accounts, digital banking, home equity loans and lines, mortgage options and wealth management solutions.

Alicia Motta

Board Member – Membership Chair

Alicia Motta joined Northfield Bank’s New Jersey East Region in 2022 as Vice President Branch Manager of The Monroe Township, NJ Branch.

Alicia comes to Northfield with over 30 years of banking knowledge and experience from her previous management roles.

In Memoriam


Carol L. DiCola


Branch Manager, Amboy Bank. Carol had over 17 years experience in the banking industry and 25 years experience working with non-profit agencies. She was active with the Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce from 2003 to 2010 and served as President from 2009 – 2010. Amboy Bank is a full service commercial bank headquartered in the Township of Old Bridge and was established in 1888. Based on over 125 years of strength and service, we have earned a reputation as a well-respected financial institution in central New Jersey. At Amboy Bank we take pride in our efforts to become an integral part of each of the communities we serve.

Emeritus Members


Martin Tremarco

Board Member

Currently Martin owns 2 business. Since 1969 he has been the owner of Photography by Martin Tremarco. He is an award winning photographer and holds the PPA Photographic Craftsmen Degree. He is also a Past President of the Professional Photographers Association of NJ. Besides taking pictures he is also a photography instructor. His other business is as a Firearms Safety & Training Instructor. Martin has been certified by the NRA since 1975. Martin also worked for IBM from 1967 to 1997 in various marketing and technical positions and retired after 30 years as a Systems Engineering Manager. From 1997 to 2008 Martin worked as the Data Center Manager for Summit Bank, which became Fleet Bank, which became Bank of America. Martin retired in 2008 to focus on his two companies. Martin was a member of the US Naval Reserve from 1963 to 1973. He was also a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary from 1990 to 2006 where he held various staff positions as well Flotilla Commander.