Monthly Archives: May 2015

Members in the News

The Village at Livingston to be Renamed “The Shoppes at the Livingston Circle” (Eastman Companies, Michael Schofel). Click here to read more.

Considering an Amazon storefront? Here’s what you need to know – (Kevin Mahoney, Click here to read more. 

Gruskin Group hosts ‘Let’s Charrette’ at Kean University (Ken Gruskin, Gruskin Group). Click here to read more.

Kraus Marketing Opens New Office in NYC (Nick Kraus, Kraus Marketing) Click here to read more.

A broad platform built with a nimble approach. Hollister has thrived for a decade by reading, reacting to construction trends (Kieran Flanagan, Hollister Construction Services). Click here to read more.


Wayne-Based One Horn Transportation Honored As One Of The Fastest Women-Owned Companies (Cheryl Biron & Louis Biron, One Horn Transportation) Click here to read more.

Online purveyor of specialty tape sticks to his convictions in support of military veterans (Kevin Mahoney, Click here to read more.

RightAnswers Introduces Knowledge Gamification to Improve Customer Service (Jeff Weinstein, RightAnswers) Click here to read more.

Member News – Mohit Jain – new member to EONJ

I recently joined EO. I was really impressed by the EO test drive and the Mock forum.

I founded my business Math Genie in 2008. We are an after school enrichment program specializing in Mental Math & Reading/Writing.

The idea for the business came when I was visiting India and I saw a small child to do complex Mental Math. We started with a single location with 3 students. It has now grown to  4 locations with over 1000 students who have gone through our program. Our long term plan is to grow organically and possibly go Nationwide at the appropriate time.

Prior to starting Math Genie I had many jobs and businesses. I have worked as a day trader on the stock market. I have worked for a Diamond trading company and sold diamonds in Asia and Europe. I have worked as an IT consultant for Goldman Sachs and flipped distressed houses.

I grew up in India and got a degree in Accounting. I have lived in Mumbai, Antwerp, Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok before coming to the US.

My wife Naina is the Co-Founder of Math Genie. Both of us are passionate about Children’s learning. She manages the training and curriculum while I manage the marketing and business development. Together we love to travel and try to visit a new destination every year. We live in East Brunswick, NJ


MY EO Event

We hope you can come to our My EO welcome event in Brooklyn!    Open to My EO, East Coast, University folks and more!

1 – Please RSVP – through this link

EO Brooklyn – Welcomes you to EO NY University Week!

 Discover Brooklyn

Monday, June 1st – 7:009:00 pm

Brooklyn Brewery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

RSVP Today!

You’re invited to the My EO Welcome Event leading into the EO NY University! Held at the Original Brooklyn Brewery with the Brewery owner (a founding member of EO Brooklyn). Open to all University attendees, East Coast members, and My EO urban culture, food & beverage lovers…

Host Committee:

Our EO NY University Co-Chairs:  Chris Bryant, Julie Papadopoulos; Our Global Friends:  Dana Bradley, Bob Tassone, Ivan Ting, Marsha Ralls, Adrienne Palmer, Rosemary Tan, Adam Glickman, Kevin Langley, Bashir Rahemtulla, Fred Johnson, Dennis Hoffman, Gilberto Crombe……and of course…..

EO Brooklyn!


Chapter News

Global survey finds Jersey entrepreneurs feeling pretty good

 By Brett Johnson, April 24, 2015 at 12:53 PM

Despite its much-cited woes, the New Jersey business environment doesn’t fare too poorly when compared with the rest of the world in some key areas.

That’s according to the results of a global survey conducted throughout February by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, or EO, international peer-to-peer network of entrepreneurs.

In its twice-yearly gauge… here to read more.

Member Feature

A Different Way to Borrow Money

By Susan McGlory Michel

Many people do not realize that they can use their investment securities as collateral to borrow money at very competitive rates.  If you are looking to start or expand a business, purchase a new car or boat, pay for a child’s education or even pay for unexpected healthcare expenses and you own investment securities, such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds or ETFs, you may want to consider setting up a line of credit or taking a loan against the value of some of your investment securities, especially if these are securities that you desire to hold as long term investments.  Security based lines of credit are not margin loans and cannot be used to purchase additional investment securities, but they can be used for most other types of expenses.  These loans typically allow you, the borrower, to borrow up to 70% of the market value of the pledged stocks, bonds and/or mutual funds.  Click here to read more.

Member News

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:  HARRIS WOLIN’S LATEST BOOK:  RESULTS!  IMPACTFUL SOLUTIONS TO DRIVE BUSINESS (Harris Wolin, Myers Wolin, LLC). Click here to read more and sign up for a digital copy.

Keep on Truckin’ – A better-stronger-faster mindset drives this entreprenurer. (CherylBiron One Horn Transportation). Click here to read more. 

Livingston company celebrates Earth Day at Eisenhower Corporate Campus (Michael Schofel, Eastman Companies). Click here to read more.

Innovative Medical Technology Company, General Devices, Is now GD (Curt Bashford, General Devices). Click here to read more. Rolls Out Tape for Military Families (, Kevin Mahoney). Click here to read more.