NJBIZ Celebrates New Jersey’s Best 50 Women in Business
April 1, 2011
NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premiere business news publication, recently honored Cynthia Matossian, MD as one of New Jersey’s 2011 Best 50 Women in Business during an awards reception and ceremony held on March 28, 2011 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, New Jersey. The program was sponsored by Wells Fargo, WithumSmith+Brown, PC, Skanska, Wolff & Samson, PC and WSI Digital Azimut.
The Best 50 Women in Business awards program honors New Jersey’s most dynamic women in business that have been making headlines in their field. To qualify, a nominee had to meet selection criteria that included living or working in New Jersey and holding significant authority for decision making in a company.
An independent panel of judges selected the top 50 winners based on their dedication to business growth, professional and personal accomplishments, community involvement, and advocacy for women.
“We are truly fortunate to have the opportunity to recognize this outstanding group of women.” said Thomas Curtin, publisher of NJBIZ. “As business and community leaders, they are constantly redefining success within and outside the business arena. On behalf of NJBIZ, we would like to thank and congratulate these fifty outstanding women for their dedication to New Jersey’s future.”
In addition to the awards ceremony, winners will be highlighted in a special supplement to NJBIZ on April 4, 2011. The online version may be viewed at www.njbiz.com/supplements. For more information about the NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business awards program contact Sarah Spangler via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (732) 246-5713.
For information about Matossian Eye Associates visit www.matossianeye.com.
What People are Saying:
Dear. Dr. Matossian,
Congratulations on being named one of NJBIZ’s 2011 Best Fifty Women in Business. This honor recognized not only your significant achievements in industry but also your contributions to your community and your willingness to mentor other women in your field. On behalf of the women in the New Jersey Legislature, I wish to offer my appreciations for your outstanding efforts.
It is well known that when women are immersed in the business community, a whole society benefits. Therefore I am confident that with your dedication, creativity, and experience New Jersey will overcome today’s financial challenges to be a twenty-first century economic leader.
Once again, congratulations on your recognition by NJBIZ as a female business leader in New Jersey and thank you for your contributions to industry and commerce in our state. Please feel free to contact my office should you wish to discuss any issue that my impact your business or community.
Valerie Vainieri Huttle
Assemblywomen, District 37
We recently saw that you wre named as one of NJ's 50 best women in business. This is quite an honor for you and your family. On behalf of the Externship Program and Salus University Community -- Congratulations!
Thank you for mentoring our students in the Externship Program here at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. We truly appreciate your participation in the program.
Maria L. Parisi, OD, FAAO
Director, Externship Program
I would like to congratulate you as esteemed honoree among NJBIZ's Best Fifty Women in Business. Your many years of professional and community involvement, and advocacy for women has been a great benefit to all. Thank you.
Robert D. Prunetti, President & CEO
Mercer Regaional Chamber of Commerce
It was with great pleasure that I read of the recent recogntion as one of the Best 50 Women in Business for your work at Matossian Eye Associates.
Please accept my congraulations on your recent award and my very best wishes for your continuing success.
Patrick J. Murphy, Member of Congress
My sincere congratulations on your outstanding achievement. It’s an honor for you to be selected to be part of this group and very much an honor for me to be affiliated with such a great person/physician. CONGRATULATIONS!
Eye Care Business Advisor Allergan, Inc.
OUSTANDING NEWS!!!! Congratulations on much deserved recognition!!! Frankly – not surprised considering your enormous talent, professionalism & continued accomplishments at MEA & beyond!!
Area Director, Eastern U.S.
Abbott Medical Optics, Inc.
That’s great news and needless to say I also am not surprised! It’s outstanding to receive this type of recognition considering how hard you work!
Senior District Manager – Northeast Region
Abbott Medical Optics Inc.
Congratulations. Very excited for you and your family.
Fort Worth, Sales
WOW!!!!! Outstanding accomplishment and recognition well deserved.Congratulations Cynthia!
Regional Director East
Congratulations! You are an incredible inspiration to all Women in business. I am truly
honored and so very grateful to be part of your business network through PRN.
All my best,
Director, Medical Education
PRN - Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals
Congratulations on your recent award. There is no doubt in my mind that you are the perfect recipient.It is an honor and a privilege to have you as a coworker, mentor, and friend, Congrats.
Congratulations! What a fantastic accomplishment!!
Bausch & Lomb
Congratulations on receiving NJBIZ Top Honors! You definitely deserve it!
Congratulations Dr. Matossian! This is indeed a very well deserved and definitely appropriately earned award!
Senior Territory Manager
Congrat’s Dr. Matossian, well deserved!
Welyn C. Bui, PharmD
Medical Affairs Director, West
Congratulations on a well deserved recognition. I look forward to hearing more about your continued success.
US Corneal Group
Abbott Medical Optics
This is wonderful news!
Dr. Matossian has now received this much acclaimed honour in two states! I am very proud of my association with Dr. Matossian.
Congratulations on this very well deserved achievement!
Product Marketing Director
Outstanding. Well deserved! Congratulations Cynthia!
Congratulations! Well deserved!
Worldwide Marketing Director, Crystalens
Bausch and Lomb
Congratulations, this rewards all of the hard work that you have done.
Jim Tyler, MD
I’m not surprised at their choice. You are not only an example to me in your surgical practice but also in your business acumen. Their selection is a well deserved recognition.
I’m proud to be working with you and be your colleague.
Jaime Santamaria, MD
Hi Dr. Matossian!
I just wanted to send my very deepest congratulations to you on achieving NJ’s 50 Best Women in business! We at Allergan, have learned so much from you through the years and it is an honor to have one of our very own physicians achieve an award like this
Ashley A. Focht
Senior Sales Executive
This is wonderful and well deserved. You are definitely dynamic and an outstanding business woman.
Michael B. Gross, MD, FACOG
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
PRN Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals
Way to go Dr. Matossian!
Congratulations. You are amazing.
Matthew F. Costello, FACHE
Executive Director, Surgical and Ancillary Services
What great news Dr. Matossian – congratulations!!
Jennifer Klem, PhD
Congratulations on being recognized as one of New Jersey’s Best Women in Business. I wish you continued success.
Bausch and Lomb
Congratulations and well deserved!!
Clinical Manager OR/PACU
The McCandless family would like to congratulate you on your outstanding accomplishment.
Robert McCandless Opticians
Bob, Char, Patrick, Nancy and Madison
That is a great honor and well deserved! Congratulations!
Julie Clark, MD
Medical Affairs Project Director
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Yours in Good Health
National Sales Director
PRN Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals
Congratulations on this outstanding accomplishment. What an honor! The definition below sounds just like you: dedication to business growth, professional and person accomplishments, community involvement and advocacy for women. You are just the person to make this list.
Regional Director, Cataract and Refractive
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Congratulations on receiving the NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business Award. You certainly deserve the honor and recognition!
Darma Ie, MD
Amazing news! Congratulations!
Julia M. Brain, Ph.D.
Medical Science Liaison
This is great news and very exciting for you and the practice! Congratulations!
Refractive Account Manager
That’s such great news, congrats!
Doral Fredericks, PharmD, MBA
Vice President, Medical Affairs
I always knew you were among the “Top 50 Most Compassionate and Wonderful Human Beings,” which is most important . . . . . . . . . .and I suppose it’s OK that you got one of the Top 50 Business women, too.
Mike Wong, MD
This is impressive! What an honor. Congratulations!
Bausch and Lomb
Congratulations for this impressive achievement! Very well deserved.
Congrats! It’s nice to see members of our “family” gain such respect.
Steve Felton, MD
REALLY TERRIFIC ACHIEVEMENT . . . WELL DESERVED.
I truly believe, “cream always rises to the top”.
Congratulations on this very prestigious honor.
CONGRATULATIONS, Dr. Matossian!
We are glad that your professionalism, competence, compassion and commitment to your community were recognized through this award!
Please accept our congratulations and best wishes for even greater SUCCESS and ENTREPRENEURIAL ACHIEVEMENTS in the future!
Flavio Lima, MD
On behalf of Sandy Klein and myself:
Congratulations on being selected!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
NJ’s 50 best women in business 2011
Wow, what an honor and I know you deserve it.
Joe Magee, Jr.
Senior Territory Manager
That is wonderful . . . congrats!
Sounds to me like they got it right . . . “An independent panel of judges selected the top 50 winners based on their dedication to business growth, professional and personal accomplishments, community involvement , and advocacy for women.”
Division Manager Refractive IOLs
Congratulations Dr. Matossian!
David Reynolds, MD
Dear Dr. Matossian,
Congratulations on your NJ Best Women in Business Award! I know you work hard in your profession and appreciate this honor.
Dr. Matossian Named One of Best 50 Women in Business
May 21, 2007
Cynthia Matossian, MD being named one of the Best 50 Women in Business in PA. As of 2006, there are an estimated 342,825 privately-held, women-owned firms in the state. Pennsylvania's Best 50 Women in Business program honors the very best business women in the Commonwealth for their vision, dedication and contributions to their industries, their communities and the state economy.
|HARRISBURG -- Governor Edward G. Rendell and five Pennsylvania business journals recently announced the winners of the 12th Annual Pennsylvania's Best 50 Women in Business awards.
"This year's honorees are leaders who are dedicated to creating a better Pennsylvania,"said Governor Rendell. "From large to small businesses-covering a wide array of industries-these women, and countless others across the commonwealth, are making valuable contributions to the state's future.Their substantive efforts are creating new opportunities for our residents, growing the state's economy, and improving the quality of life in our communities."
|The Central Penn Business Journal, along with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and four other business journals, will honor these fifty women business leaders from across Pennsylvania during the Pennsylvania's Best 50 Women In Business awards reception at Hilton Harrisburg and Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts, on Monday, May 21, 2007, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
|In addition to being honored on May 21, Pennsylvania's Best 50 Women In Business award recipients will be profiled in a special supplement to the May 25 issue of the Central Penn Business Journal, as well as upcoming issues of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Business Journal, the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal, the Pittsburgh Business Times and Pennsylvania Business Central. This supplement will feature the fifty women who have been making headlines in their careers and their communities.
|An independent panel of judges selected the top 50 candidates based on dedication to business growth, professional and personal accomplishments, community involvement, and advocacy for women in business.
|To qualify, a nominee needed to be:
- A female resident of Pennsylvania, or be employed in the state.
- An owner, partner, president, chief executive officer, board chair, in a senior executive management level position, or a woman with significant authority indecision-making in a business or company.
|Pennsylvania's Best 50 Women In Business is a program of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and the Central Penn Business Journal, in conjunction with the Northeastern Pennsylvania Business Journal, the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal, the Pittsburgh Business Times and Pennsylvania Business Central and is sponsored by Citizens Bank, D&E Communications, Highmark, Inc., Millers Mutual Group, Messiah College, and WHP-TV and the new CW15.
|Editor's Note: A list of the Pennsylvania's Best 50 Women in Business Award recipients for 2007 is available at www.newPA.com.