PARTNER Affiliates

ASAH Executive Board Members do encourage that the services of the two that are designated as ‘Partner’ be utilized by ASAH Member Schools.

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Partlow Insurance Agency, Inc.

John Markwood
(540) 667-4980
Email John Markwood

Partlow Insurance Agency is proud to continue its longstanding partnership with both ASAH and NAPSEC. With more than 30 years of experience in providing quality insurance programs to meet the unique and diverse needs of more than 90 private school clients, Partlow Insurance is the recognized leader in its field.

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The Tarpey Group, LLC

Brian Tarpey
(973) 244-6080
Email Brian Tarpey

The Tarpey Group is an employee benefits and financial services consulting firm dedicated to serving the ASAH community.  The Tarpey Group’s innovative solutions provide high quality and cost effective insurance, employee benefits, financial services including assistance with 401(k) plans and access to Medicare programs.

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Organizational Affiliate Members

PLEASE NOTE: The Affiliate members listed below have established relationships with ASAH and/or its member schools for a period of one-year or greater and have expressed an interest in participating in ASAH and supporting the special education community. ASAH does not endorse any vendor listed. Affiliate Member listing as of October 2017.

ACT (Advanced Computer Technologies)

Frank Riina
(973) 758-0500
Email Frank Riina

Since 1999, ACT has been a trusted technology partner to Private Schools for Students with Disabilities (“PSSD”).  Our managed service program allows us to provide schools a complete solution for all their technology needs. By managing your technology infrastructure, we aim to secure your school’s sensitive data and eliminate computer headaches, giving you more time to focus on your students.

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Shaun Stanton
(732) 492-0590
Email Shaun Stanton

AFLAC is the number 1 provider of supplemental insurance in the world. The AFLAC benefits are offered to employees at NO COST to the employer. AFLAC benefits are designed to pay the policyholder directly in the event of an accident or sickness so they can pay for what is most important to them (mortgage, medical bills, etc.)

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Anderson & Company, P.C.

James F. Anderson/Matthew J. Anderson
(732) 906-6222
Email James F Anderson; Email Matthew J. Anderson

For over 30 years Anderson & Company, PC has provided attestation, tax preparation and consulting services to Approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities throughout New Jersey. We pride ourselves on providing value-added service to our clients through our understanding of the comprehensive audit and reporting guidelines put in place by the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) and the complex compliance requirements of the New Jersey Administrative Code. With our direction, insight and long-term relationships with regulators and funding agencies, our clients can focus on providing the services and attaining the goals important to the mission of providing quality education to their students.

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ConnectOne Bank

Mark Cardone
(908) 206-2860
Email Mark Cardone

ConnectOne Bank’s independent school banking division provides financing for capital improvements, equipment and technology purchase and working capital lines of credit. We also provide superior cash management services and are often able to reduce or eliminate bank service fees while increasing interest income on operating cash balances.

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Considine Communication Strategies

Brenda Considine
(609) 466-0694
Email Brenda Considine

Considine Communication Strategies is a woman-owned, full-service communications, marketing, and public policy firm, serving select clients in the public, corporate, and non-profit sectors. CCS offers comprehensive, integrated communications planning and implementation through print, web, social media and other strategies. We provide outreach planning, website development, program development, and strategic planning. With more than 60 years of combined experience in special education and disability issues, we “speak your language” and offer specialized content area expertise to ASAH and its member schools.

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e.comm Technologies

Susan Kolsby
(973) 503-5808
Email Susan Kolsby

e.comm Technologies is a Telecommunications Company founded in 1999. We are a Certified NJ Women Owned Business. We specialize in Automated Visitor Management and Screening Systems for Schools and Monitoring/Mass Notification Systems. We are an Avaya Partner on NJ State Contract. e.comm Technologies combines technical expertise with an unparalleled dedication to Customer Service. Our detailed oriented staff brings a cumulative total of more than a Century of Experience to each Project, with just One Goal, To Exceed Your Expectations.

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The Mercadien Group

Sherise Ritter, CPA, CGFM, CGMA, PSA, Managing Director
Lee Boss, CPA, MBA, CGMA, PSA, Managing Director
(609) 689-9700
Email Sherise Ritter | Email Lee Boss

The Mercadien Group has served the nonprofit community for more than 30 years, providing accounting, audit, tax, compliance, risk management, strategic and executive consulting, board training and technology services, as well as thought leadership and education on key issues, doing so through proactive and responsive client service designed to benefit all organizations.

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Nisivoccia LLP

Christopher Perrotta, CPA
(973) 328-1825
Email Christopher Perrotta

For over 30 years, Nisivoccia LLP has served Approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities. By providing audit, accounting and advisory services as well as facilitation with the NJ Department of Education, we partner with our clients to ensure they have the resources necessary to achieve their financial goals and support their mission.

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O’Meara Financial Group

Margaret O’Meara
(732) 224-9900
Email Margaret O’Meara

O’Meara Financial Group partners with schools to build relationships based on trust, competent professional advice, continual communication and prompt personal service. We assist schools in creating customized retirement plan solutions, prudent investment processes, fiduciary practices and employee education programs.

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OnDemand CMO

Monique de Maio
(201) 444-1597
Email Monique de Maio

OnDemand CMO is a full service marketing consulting firm that specializes in non-profits and educational organizations in the areas of positioning, messaging, go to market, lead generation and customer acquisition, retention and growth. They help differentiate organizations while having them increase their bottoms lines.

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Red Bank Pension Services, Inc.

Robert Hahn
(732) 747-1540
Email Robert Hahn

Red Bank Pension Services, Inc. is a third party administration firm providing consulting, recordkeeping and actuarial services for qualified retirement plans including 401(k), 403(b), profit sharing, defined benefit and multiple employer plans. As part of our annual services, we provide compliance testing and completion of the annual Form 5500.

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School Accounting Professionals LLC

Mary Bawarski
(973) 398-3024
Email Mary Bawarski

Our firm has specialized in providing accounting and consulting services to Private Schools for Students with Disabilities for the past 32 years. We work with Business Office personnel to meet all of the requirements of the DOE including compiling quarterly reports, interfacing with outside auditors, consulting on compliance issues, and training personnel.

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Strauss Esmay Associates

Philip Nicastro, Esq.
(732) 255-1500
Email Philip W. Nicastro

Strauss Esmay Associates is New Jersey’s premier school policy and regulation consulting firm working with more than 475 public school districts, charter schools, and private schools in New Jersey. Strauss Esmay works with each school to develop a customized Policy and Regulation Manual and upon completion, provides updates to policies and regulations as statutes and codes change.

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