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Union County Business Owners Invited to Discover their “ABLE-ities”

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to welcome the president and CEO of JAG Physical Therapy, John Gallucci, Jr. as the featured speaker in a special edition of the Union County Means Business networking breakfast series titled “Are You –ABLE?” on Wednesday, February 21, 8:00 a.m. at the Kean University STEM building, 1075 Morris Avenue in Union.

“With his considerable experience and keen insights, Mr. Gallucci has much to offer business owners who are seeking ways to sharpen their focus, burnish their skills and realize their full potential,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “If you own or manage a business in Union County, I encourage you to attend this special event and build your network in our community.”

Mr. Gallucci, MS, ATC, PT, DPT, is known throughout the area as a frequent guest on radio and television, including ESPN’s award-winning “Outside the Lines,” NJ News 12, WFAN, PIX 11, Fox 5 News and MSG Varsity.

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Among his numerous credits as a medical practitioner, businessman, speaker and author, Mr. Gallucci was recently honored as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist and has been featured as one of the “20 People to Watch in Health” by 201 Magazine. JAG Physical Therapy has been named a Future 50 Award Winner by Smart CEO Magazine among many other recognitions. 

The former Head Trainer of the New York Red Bulls Major League Soccer team, Mr. Gallucci and is currently the Medical Coordinator for the 600 players of Major League Soccer, and is a Sports Medicine consultant for professional athletes in the NHL, NFL, NBA, and MLB. He has also worked in the Athletic Departments of Columbia University, New York University and Long Island University, and has been a Clinical Instructor at Columbia University, Seton Hall University, Rutgers University, and Dominican College.

Mr. Gallucci’s philanthropic work has included a leading role in fundraisers for the Arthritis Foundation and the American Cancer Society among others He supports more than 100 high schools, college programs and athletic clubs throughout the Tri-State Area.

In “Are you –ABLE?” Mr. Gallucci will cover a variety of topics including:

  • Harness the power of networking: directing without dictating
  • Millennial mindset
  • Death by meetings: creating an executable plan

The Union County Means Business networking series began as an initiative of Freeholder Alexander Mirabella in 2012, helping local entrepreneurs regain their footing after the global financial crash of 2008.

“The Freeholder Board has continued to support Union County Means Business every year since then, and each year we offer new programs to help our local businesses connect with new opportunities,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “We are always looking at new and innovative ways to make sure our residents, including our local businesses, are well informed and up to date with strategies to help them succeed.”

The registration fee for “Are you –ABLE?” is $10.00 and includes breakfast. Advance registration online is required by visiting ucnj.org/union-county-means-business.

For more information about Union County Means Business visit ucnj.org/ucmb or contact Deana Mesaros at 908-659-7412 or dmesaros@ucnj.org

For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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