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									                                                                                                              Close Up: Thomas Hofstaetter
                                                                                                              Position: President and chief executive officer,
                                                                                                              VaxInnate, Cranbury.
                                                                                                              Education: Master’s degree in biochemistry, 1972; and
                                                                                                              Ph.D. in molecular biology, 1975; both from University of
                                                                                                              Tuebingen, Germany.
                                                                                                              Key role: To further optimize and validate the
                                                                                                              technology platform for vaccines; grow from dis-
                                                                                                              covery to development-stage by advancing lead
                                                                                                              products through clinical trials and moving new
                 Banking                             was a vice president at CMX Engineering. He is
                                                                                                              ones to an investigational new drug application
TD Bank has named Rita                               a graduate of Rutgers University.
                                                                                                              with regulators; form significant partnerships.
A. Wade as manager of
                                                                                                              Previous jobs: Senior vice president, corpo-
its store in the Marmora
                                                                                                              rate development at Wyeth Inc., in Madison,
section of Upper Town-                                              Hospitality                               and Collegeville, Pa.; member of Wyeth
ship. She is responsible                             Heritage Pointe of
                                                                                                              Management Committee, 2004 to 2009; se-
for new business devel-                              Teaneck has appointed
                                                                                                              nior vice president, corporate development,
opment, consumer and                                 Herbert Fields as food
                                                                                                              Aventis, Bridgewater. Has held executive
business lending, and                                services director for the
                                                                                                              roles in research and development, strategy
managing personnel and         Rita A. Wade          full-service rental retire-
                                                                                                              and business development, and general
day-to-day operations at the store serving cus-      ment community. Fields
                                                                                                              management in the U.S., Japan, France and
tomers throughout the region. Wade has about         previously was area food
                                                                                                              his native Germany.
seven years of banking experience, and joined        and beverage director
                                                                                                              Key strengths: Broad experience from research
TD Bank in 2003 as a sales and service manager.      for a chain of senior liv-   Herbert Fields
                                                                                                              and development to general management,
She has an MBA in 2004 from Richard Stockton         ing residences in Bergen County for more than
                                                                                                              especially with respect to deal-making.
College of New Jersey, and an undergraduate          eight years. He is a graduate of Johnson and
                                                                                                              Career high: Involved in acquisitions of Aven-
degree in 1991 from Stockton State College.          Wales University in Providence, R.I.
                                                                                                              tis by Sanofi in 2004 and of Wyeth by Pfizer in
                                                                                                              2009; executed numerous transactions worth
                                                                                                              billions of dollars.
              Engineering                                Information Technology                               Next: Learning hands-on management of basi-
T&M Associates has hired the following four          Emtec Inc. has hired Brian Mandel as execu-
                                                                                                              cally all activities at a small company.
professionals in New Jersey:                         tive vice president, public sector. The firm’s
                                                                                                              Challenges: Move the company as quickly as pos-
      n Joanne Bergin was hired as a grant pro-      public-sector division includes federal, state,
                                                                                                              sible to true-value creation with the limited financial
curement specialist. Her experience includes         local and education clients, and provides infor-
                                                                                                              and human resources of a small firm, while focusing on
helping clients successfully acquire state and       mation technology and business services. Man-
                                                                                                              priorities and execution.
federal grants for a variety of purposes including   del brings more than 20 years of public-sector
transportation improvements, infrastructure          sales and management experience. He most
upgrades, open-space preservation, planning          recently was executive vice president of public            n Aaron Mizrahi                                                                Nonprofits
and public safety. Previously, she served as the     sector for Keane Inc. He has a bachelor’s degree     has joined the firm in its                                    The YMCA of Burlington County has named
director of New Jersey Grant Procurement for         in business administration from Temple Uni-          education dep
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