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									                                                                                                              Close Up: Amy Foulks
                                                                                                              Position: General manager, Salt Creek Grille, Princeton.
                                                                                                              Key role: Manages all functional areas, including
                                                                                                              operations, marketing, sales, nance, merchandise,
                                                                                                              information systems, human resources, adminis-
                                                                                                              tration, maintenance and repair.
                                                                                                              Goals: To keep Salt Creek Grille Princeton at the
                                                                                                              forefront of upscale, casual dining, and maintain
                                                                                                              the high standards of service and community rela-
                                                                                                              tionships for which the
          Communications                                     Financial Services                               restaurant is known.
Manfrotto Distribution Inc., which has of-         Tom DeFilippe has joined WeiserMazars as
                                                                                                              Previous jobs:
  ces in Ramsey, appointed William Drysdale        the director of Business Development. With
                                                                                                              Has been with the
as managing director of its U.S. operations.       35 years of business-development experience
                                                                                                              Salt Creek family for
Drysdale comes to Manfrotto Distribution           within the nancial services industry and 25
                                                                                                              more than a decade
with more than 23 years of experience in the       years in middle-market lending roles with
                                                                                                              (1998 to present),
consumer-electronics and photo-imaging in-         both large and midsized banks, DeFilippe was
                                                                                                              including helping to
dustries. He was formerly with Fuji lm USA for     responsible for managing teams of lenders in
                                                                                                              launch the Princeton
20 years, where he held several sales, marketing   addition to their business-development e orts.
                                                                                                              location in 2007; also
and divisional general management positions        In addition, he spent six years in nancial roles
                                                                                                              held positions at a Los
in the company’s Recording Media and Digital       with both a post-production rm and credit
                                                                                                              Angeles-based ne din-
Imaging businesses.                                card processor. Most recently, DeFilippe spent
                                                                                                              ing restaurant (2005) and
                                                     ve years as the regional director of Empire
                                                                                                              B.R. Guest Restaurants (2004).
Peg Fitzpatrick has                                Valuation, where he was responsible for sales
                                                                                                              Key strengths: Staying calm and focused in a
joined The Star Group                              and business development. He received his
                                                                                                              high-pressure environment – essential qualities
as managing partner,                               undergraduate degree in marketing and eco-
                                                                                                              for working in the restaurant business.
heading the company’s                              nomics from St. John’s University, and an MBA
                                                                                                              Career high: Developing a wine list that has won
financial services divi-                           in nance from Hofstra University.
                                                                                                              awards from Wine Enthusiast and Wine Spectator;
sion. Fitzpatrick comes
                                                                                                              traveling to Italy this past April to learn rst-hand
to Star from PMG Inc.,
                                                                                                              about the newest trends and varietals in Italian
a full-service market-                                            Health Care                                 wines, from the vintners and farmers themselves.
ing firm with women          Peg Fitzpatrick       Capital Health neu-
                                                                                                              Next: Continually evolving the service and the
and minority business certification that           rosurgeon, Dr. Erol
                                                                                                              menu to meet the changing needs of the restau-
she founded in 1989, specializing in re-           Veznedaroglu,              was
                                                                                                              rant’s guests. A case in point: new gluten-free and
search and strategy, project management,           recently elected fellow
                                                                                                              vegetarian options recently added to the menu.
print/new media creative development, and          of the American Heart
production/print management services.              A s s 
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