"I take great pride in being recognized for the ideals that the NJBIZ award stands for," said Dr. Giancarlo. "This honor reflects the commitment of our entire team at The Allendale Community for Mature Living."
The awards recognize the state's most dynamic businesses and business leaders who share a commitment to professional excellence, business growth, and the community.
To choose this year's finalists, the judges looked at a number of criteria including career accomplishments, leadership skills, and community outreach. Finalists were selected in six categories: Business of the Year (1-50 Employees), Business of the Year (51-100 Employees), Business of the Year (100+ Employees), Corporate Citizen of the Year, Emerging Business of the Year and Executive of the Year.
Finalists and winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges including: John S. Buzza, Monmouth University; Gerald Creighton, Sr., MBA, NJIT Enterprise Development Center; John Farrell, Rider University; Donald N. Lombardi, Ph.D., Stevens Healthcare Educational Partnerships Stevens Institute of Technology; and Dr. Kathleen Reddick, College of St. Elizabeth.
The Allendale Community for Mature Living was founded by Dr. Giancarlo in 1967, and has developed in stages into a 12-acre senior housing campus. Today, it stands as a physician-owned and operated senior community where older adults can "age in place," transitioning from independent living to assisted living and long-term care. It consists of The Atrium Assisted Living; Carlton Court, a memory care neighborhood;