CHRISTIANA FOGLIO NAMED AMONG TOP 25 LEADING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS & BUSINESS OWNERS IN NEW JERSEY
Winners to be Honored at Gala Event in December
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Oct. 7, 2013 – Christiana Foglio, founder/owner and chief executive officer of Community Investment Strategies (CIS), Inc., has been named among the Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners. The award is presented byLeading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners, LLC in partnership with New Jersey Monthlymagazine.
“It is an honor to be recognized among the many talented women who work hard at helping to shape New Jersey’s economy,” said Foglio. “At CIS, we are dedicated to transforming blighted communities and changing lives through the creation of high-quality affordable housing.”
Foglio was selected from 150 finalists by a panel of independent judges. All of the top 25 finalists will be listed in the November issue of New Jersey Monthly. The award recognizes service and leadership, as well as contributing to the community and the state’s economic recovery. The winners will be honored at a recognition evening held on December 5 at 6 p.m. at the Fiddlers Elbow Country Club in Bedminster Township.
Founded by Foglio in 1994, CIS is a leading developer of multi-family housing, including 55+, senior housing and mixed-use redevelopments, valued in excess of $350 million. As a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), CIS provides in-house development, construction and management services as an extension of its “people first” philosophy. CIS is committed to repositioning unproductive property and land parcels in order to revitalize communities for area residents, children, municipalities and local businesses.
“These women have demonstrated the value of leadership and the heights to which it can take a person, a company, a community or even a state,” stated Linda Wellbrock, CEO and founder of Leading Women Entrepreneurs, LLC.