Officers and Board


Susan GoldsmithPresident
Susan Goldsmith W'81

About me: Partner, McCarter & English, LLP | Trademark, copyright, e-commerce lawyer with special interest in start-ups and emerging growth companies | Wharton marketing degree | two grown kids in tech fields | endlessly curious with deep interests in both history and science fiction.

Gaj_Headshot_2016_sq.jpgPresident Emeritus
Joseph Gaj, W’04

About me: Regional Vice President, Ash Brokerage / Life Insurance specialist / Help advisors and clients with protection planning needs / Married high school sweetheart, 3 beautiful young children / enjoy outdoor activities, golf, gardening & carpentry.



Executive Vice President
Jane Hindes Miller WG'84

About me: VP of Special Programs at GoMo Health, a science-based patient engagement company focused on healthcare and wellness based in Asbury Park, N.J. I enjoy baking and spending time with family at our vacation home in Vermont. I've increased my involvement with WCNJ because of the warmth and sense of community I feel and the great people I meet.

Karthik SriramVice President - Membership
Karthik Sriram, WG’19

About me: Strategy and Finance for Amicus Therapeutics, a biotechnology firm focused on helping patients with rare and ultra rare diseases. Financial modeling | Corporate Valuation | Operating Models & Strategy | I enjoy hiking, sports (playing and watching), and spending time with my family.


John PossumatoVice President - Events
John Possumato, W'82

About me: Founder & CEO, DriveItAway Inc. (the risk free in-app way to drive a used car before you buy it, from your local car dealer). An incurable entrepreneur from my time at Wharton and Penn Law School, I enjoy using technology for problem solving in unexplored areas of business and building sustainable teams in start-ups...and anything that has chocolate. Blessed with a great family, great friends and a great Wharton Club.


Charlie Mangano, W'75

About me: Retired Commercial banker | Experience includes: Government and Education | Middle Market Lending | Bank Administration | Interest include photography & golfing | live with wife & mother-in-law in Short Hills, NJ | Twin sons & three granddaughters | Board member & past President of Penn Club of Metro NJ | Metro NJ SCORE Mentor


Renie Carniol, WG'76

About me: Director, Grotta Fund for Senior Care and Mack Ness Fund, Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ | Passionate about improving life for older adults to help them age in place with dignity and independence, and promoting economic and demographic growth and innovation in Israel.



Raina Bhujle, W'98

About me: Strategist and trusted C-suite advisor with over 20 years of experience driving successful growth strategies and corporate transformations. "Chief Diplomacy Officer" with ability to influence across all levels of an organization. Passionate about mentoring talent and building high-performance teams.

Kumud Goyal, WG’08

About me: Senior Vice President at Genomatica, a sustainable materials company | Senior business leader in the Manufacturing sector | General Management, Strategy, Sales & Marketing, Operational Excellence | Florham Park NJ resident | Enjoys gym, hikes, gardening, traveling and learning new things.


Kristina Kohl

Kristina Kohl, WG'88

About me: Managing Principal HRComputes and Becoming Sustainable/ Human capital management technology optimization, selection, and implementation/ Corporate social responsibility strategy and stakeholder engagement/ live in Moorestown with husband/ 2 grown children/ Wharton MBA/ Bard MBA professor/interests include travel, gardening, and good novels.

Pamela Posnock, W'88

About me: I develop and execute projects that drive business success. I will bring value to your organization through my expertise in Project Management, Customer Understanding and Cross-Functional Teamwork.

Neeta Mukerjee, WEV'10

About me: Life Sciences Business Consultant, helping to bring innovative biopharma research to market. Market opportunity assessment | Value proposition analysis | Customer discovery for commercialization | Partnership development. Enjoy music, cooking, gardening, traveling, nature and the four seasons. 

Dushyant Pandit, WG'77

About me: Founded DorchesterAdvisors – Investment advisory firm | Investor & Entrepreneur | Champion of simplification | Rock guitarist | Single Malt Scotch and Craft Beers | Flaneur when travelling | Married with two independent daughters | Summit, NJ resident.

Roger Saks, W'92

About Me: Managing Director of Investments at Stifel | I provide comprehensive wealth management services to High Net Worth familes, with a focus on long term planning and investment strategies | Family Businesses and Financial Professionals make up a majority of clients | Married with 4 "almost grown" children | Avid downhill skier and enjoy outdoor activities, especially in the mountains.

Judith SheftDirector
Judith Sheft, WG'83

About me: Executive Director New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology | Technology Commercialization and university licensing expert | Advisor to start up technology & life sciences companies | Advocate for growth and economic development in NJ urban centers | Enjoy international travel, murder mysteries and chocolate.




Updated August 2023