UCEDC’s professional and support staff are committed to helping you find the resources and tools you need to get your small business to start, grow and thrive.

You can reach us at 908-527-1166 or drop us an email. We look forward to hearing from you.


Adam Farrah, President:
Erich Peter, Executive Vice President:
Candida Sadigh, Manager of Operations & Fundraising:
Lizzette Dominguez, Administrative Assistant:

Finance Department

Sanjay Malik, Controller:
Nagina Grandison, Staff Accountant:
Bianca Fragoso, Staff Accountant:

Lending  Department

Elizabeth Williams, Vice President, Lending:
Ellen McHenry, Senior Director of Financial Programs:
Mark Leichtling, Director of Microlending:
Diana Henriquez, Director of Portfolio Management:
Eric Wallis, Loan Officer:
Fernando Dager, Loan Officer:
Kevin Chu, Loan Officer:
Gordon Hunziker, Loan Officer:
Vera Correia, Loan Portfolio Assistant:

Marketing Department

Stacy Thomas, Director of Marketing and DEI:
Brenda Famurewa, Marketing Assistant:

APEX Accelerator Department

Nadine Clark, Director of Procurement Programs:
Jennifer Garofolo, Procurement Specialist:

Training Department

Joseph Lamberti, Director of Training:
Alejandro Cruz, Training Officer:
Dr. Jairo Borja, Training Officer:
Mary Adelman, Business Counselor:
Timothy Moore, Program Coordinator: