HOLMDEL, NJ: The Holmdel Chamber of Commerce will meet for their 2020 kick-off meeting on Tuesday, January 28th, at 8am, in the WAVE room at Bell Works, 101 Crawford's Corner Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733. Guests can enter at main visitor's entrance. The Holmdel Chamber is pleased to host Freeholder Deputy Director, Susan Kiley as the keynote speaker. Freeholder Kiley will speak to chamber members and guests about the many benefits of Monmouth County ACTS (Assisting Communities Through Services). The Monmouth ACTS Program was just launched in 2019 to support human services for Monmouth County residents. 

The networking will begin at 8am sharp in the WAVE room. All are welcome. Grab a nice cup of Booskerdoo Coffee compliments of the meeting's coffee sponsor: Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center. Delicious Bagels Brooklyn style, compliments of the meeting's food sponsor: Hot Bagels from Red Bank. Everyone will have a chance to introduce themselves quickly and Chamber members are welcome to bring brochures/marketing materials, and will have an opportunity to give their quick elevator pitch as we go around the room. In advance of February's Heart Health Month, Holmdel resident and owner of the new Profile by Sanford Marlboro.  will speak for 3 minutes on the health benefits of Profile. Next up, Keynote Speaker Sue Kiley will speak for 12 minutes or less about Monmouth Acts and open it up to Q&A. 

The Holmdel Chamber is a dynamic all volunteer organization open to businesses and members of the community. Text 732.492.2500 with any questions. All are welcome. New membership info for 2020 will be announced at the meeting. Bell Works is open to the public and has many restaurants, the public library, shops and culture to enjoy. Plan a business meeting following the Chamber Meeting and there are many tables and nooks to enjoy!

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About Freeholder Sue Kiley :

Freeholder Kiley is serving her first, three-year term on the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders. In 2020, she was elected by her colleagues to serve as Deputy Director of the Board. She is the Board Liaison to the Human Services Department, including the Board of Health, Division of Aging and Disabilities, Division of County Adjuster, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Division of Planning and Contracting for Human Services, Division of Social Services and the JDAI Program.

Sue leads the Monmouth ACTS program implementation. Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Communities through Services) is an innovative public-private partnership – the first of its kind in New Jersey. It brings together County employees from the Department of Human Services and community partners on the Human Services Advisory Council (HSAC) to better the quality of life for Monmouth County residents in need of services.

Prior to joining the Freeholder Board, Freeholder Kiley served Hazlet on the Township Committee since 2014 as a Committeewoman, Deputy Mayor and Mayor. During her time in office, Freeholder Kiley served on the Land Use Board, Open Space Committee, Environmental and Economic Development Committees and Recreation Committee. She created programs for seniors, disabled veterans and small local businesses.

Sue has had a successful 30-year career in the healthcare industry before entering the political arena, first as a Registered Nurse and then in healthcare sales. Before retiring, Freeholder Kiley was a Top Producing Vice President in national healthcare sales. The impact of Superstorm Sandy on the Bayshore Community was a pivotal time in Freeholder Kiley's life. It was then that she decided to retire from her national job to become more involved in community service, and ultimately run for office.

Freeholder Kiley is an Executive Board Member of The RAINE Foundation, and Breast Intention- both local 501C3 charities helping families in our local communities. She is on the Executive Board at Mater Dei Prep, and is on the Mater Dei Woman’s Advisory Board as well. She serves as a Board member of the Monmouth County Board of Health. She is an active member of the Monmouth County and State Federations of Republican Women. Sue is also a volunteer weekly Cantor at her church.

Sue and her husband Gene have resided in Hazlet most of their lives. They have five children and 11 grandchildren.