Monmouth Park Charity Fund, 17th Annual Kentucky Derby Celebration, Wows Them All, Raises Over $300K. Anita Roselle, Grunin Foundation and BCB Bank Honored.
Anita Roselle is the quintessential community advocate. She is a tireless leader in the many charities she had devoted herself to in our community.
She chaired the ARC of Monmouth’s Winter Glow Ball for 25 years, transforming it to the “Event of the Year” to attend.
She served on the Board of Trustees for Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center. She was a board member of Friends of the Monmouth County Child Advocacy Center and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. During this time, she also chaired, for eight years, the Brookdale Community College Presi-dent’s Ball along with Monmouth University’s Scholarship Ball Ad Journal and was chairwoman of Parent Fund Raising. Anita also was a chairwoman on the Boy Scouts Joshua Huddy Award Dinner.
Anita continues to serve as a board member to the Parker Family Health Center, Hackensack Meridian Health’s Women’s Heart Fund, of which she was a founding member, and the Monmouth Charity Park Fund.
She and her husband, Joe, continue to be scholarship donors to Brookdale Community College and Monmouth University. They are supporters of Count Basie Theatre and she serves on the Gala Committee. Anita has chaired for many years the VNA Auction Committee for their annual Summer Gala.
She has received many honors for her leadership:
Jeremy Grunin has over 25 years of leadership experience in the private sector where he
managed teams of 1000+ employees responsible for over half a billion dollars in revenue. Since 2013, Jeremy has been actively engaged throughout the community as President of the Grunin Foundation, a proactive grantmaker focused on economic growth at the Central Jersey Shore. Jeremy is a Partner of Grunin Holdings, LLC., a New Jersey Partnership specializing in investing in third party commercial ventures. He has also hosted several talk radio shows on both AM and FM radio, including Topic A on WOBM. Jeremy’s greatest accomplishment will always be his three children (now young adults), Josh, Becca and Emma.
Jeremy’s Foundation, Advisory and Board Directorships include:
• Board Chair of Count Basie Center for the Arts;
• Board Chair of Center for Non Profits;
• Immediate Past Board Chair and Current Executive Board Member of Fulfill;
• Board Member of YMCA of Greater Monmouth County;
• Board Member of Arts Ed NJ;
• Board Member of Monmouth University;
• Member of New Jersey State Council on the Arts;
• Board Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Coastal and Northern New Jersey;
• Board Member of Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship (WCEC);
• Co-Chair of the NJ Arts and Culture Recovery Fund Steering Committee;
• Co-Chair of mindALIGNED Steering Committee;
• Advisory Board Member of the Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship at
NYU School of Law;
• Board Member of Military Support Alliance of New Jersey; and
• Appointed Member to Ocean County Tourism and Business Development Advisory
BCB opened its doors in 2000 with just one branch in Bayonne, NJ. After 10 years of success and growth, BCB acquired Pamrapo Savings Bank, also headquartered in Bayonne, but with reach into neighboring communities. Soon after this expansion, BCB acquired Allegiance Community Bank, headquartered in South Orange, NJ. BCB continued to grow by acquiring Indus American Bank in 2018, and continued expanding their footprint in 2019 with the opening of a branch in River Edge, NJ, as well as a second branch in Hoboken, NJ. BCB continues to organically grow in 2020 with the opening of a branch in Newark, NJ.
BCB has always considered the community to be its primary focus. While growing, the Bank never lost sight of its mission to serve the people, and businesses within its neighborhood. BCB Employees are entrenched in the community, many employees serve on boards of Non-Profit Organizations, and volunteer countless hours of service. It is this philosophy that has made BCB Bank the successful institution it is today.
Today, BCB Bank has 29 branches throughout New Jersey & New York, with more than 300 employees, and assets in excess of $2.9 billion.