Advisory Board

Advisory Board

WRI is guided by the insights and contributions of a representative cross-section of South Jersey’s public, private, and nonprofit leaders and experts.

“The Walter Rand Institute is a vital partner in development for the whole of Southern New Jersey. Our Board consists of a diverse and talented group of individuals who come from all different industries and sectors but all share a passion for the people and communities that make South Jersey a very special place to live, work, and raise our families.”

-The Honorable Charles Rand, New Jersey Superior Court, retired 

Executive Committee

Michael Egenton – Chair
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce

Michael serves as executive vice president, government relations for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, representing the business community on legislative and regulatory matters. He is the chief chamber lobbyist on environmental, transportation, energy, labor, and government reform issues.

Amy Osborn – Vice Chair
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation

Amy is the Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation and Vietnam Era Museum. A Rutgers University-Camden alumna, she has long served as an advocate for veterans, representing veterans’ service organizations on President Bush’s “Hire Veterans First” committee as well as receiving the VFW Department of New Jersey’s James C. Gates Distinguished Service Award”.

Megan Griffault

Megan is the Head of Human Resources and Internal Communications at AAK US. Prior, she worked as FMC Corporation’s Global Human Resources Director. Additionally, she has held positions at CNBC, L’Oréal USA, and Reuters. Megan serves as a member of the Haddonfield Historic Preservation Commission, Haddonfield Educational Trust, and is on the Board of DisruptHR South Jersey.

Ian Leonard

Ian serves as the Political Liaison for the NJ State International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). He served two terms as a Camden County Freeholder and is a member of the Air National Guard, 177th Fighter wing. Ian is also a member of the Rutgers Alumni Board.

Christina Renna
Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey

Christina serves as the president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey, representing the business interests of the seven counties of southern New Jersey, Greater Philadelphia and Northern Delaware. Prior, she held several roles in the private sector and served in the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs for Governor Chris Christie.


Nicholas Asselta
The Game Plan

Dennis Culnan Jr.
Phoenix Strategies Inc.

Michael Chait
Greater Atlantic City Chamber 

Samuel L. Donelson

Daniel Foley
Lockton Companies

Kevin Gibala
TD Bank

Hon. Patricia Egan Jones
Former New Jersey Assembly, Legislative District 5

Hon. Albert Kelly
Mayor, City of Bridgeton

Jennifer Lehman
Campbell Soup

Jane Massey Licata, Esq.
Licata & Tyrrell

Daniel Lombardo
Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, Inc.

Hon. Charles Rand
New Jersey Superior Court (Retired)

Cory A. Rand, Esq.
Stark & Stark

Michael Wallace
Atlantic City Electric

Jonathan Young
Freeholder, Camden County