BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership has selected Gail Rosen, CPA as the 67th Somerset County Outstanding Citizen of the Year.
The award is given annually to Somerset County’s premier community leader. The Outstanding Citizen is the county’s most prestigious individual reward recognizing someone for their community and business activities that have contributed to make Somerset County a special place.
Rosen will be honored at a dinner reception on Thursday, May 4, 2017, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Bridgewater Marriott, 700 Commons Way.
Rosen founded her boutique accounting firm in 1983 in Martinsville, NJ and now serves a diverse group of over 800 businesses and individuals. She served as a member of the Board of the Somerset County Chamber of Commerce and Somerset County Business Partnership for 20 years.
She is a founding board member of Crime Stoppers of Somerset County, Inc. and currently serves as vice-president; she also serves on the Board of Directors of the Small Business Development Center at Raritan Valley Community College and functions as a consultant to the program, providing free professional advice to business people.
She is also an active member of the NJ Society of CPAs.
“Gail is a role model for a successful women business person. She hung out her shingle at the age of 25 and is now recognized as a leader in the accounting profession,” said Cynthia