Grand Pascack Valley Chamber of Commerce honors McLaughlin and Laughton – Pascack Press & Northern Valley Press
PASCACK VALLEY REGION, NJ – The 2021 Greater Pascack Valley Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner, honoring recipients for their selfless contributions to the Pascack Valley, is scheduled for October 14 , and you are prompted.
Bill McLaughlin and Scott Laughton have been selected as Citizens of the Year for 2021.
The chamber said in its invitation that McLaughlin is very active in supporting several nonprofits in the region.
A Director of the Board of Trustees of the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation, he is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Jillian Fund. He has served as chair or committee member, responsible for fundraising and outreach, for Christian Health Care Center, Tackle Kids Cancer, Westchester Hospice, Girl Scout Heart of the Hudson, and United Hospice of Rockland County.
He resides in Montvale with his wife, Kristina, and his two daughters, Sofia and Isabella.
McLaughlin is Senior Vice President of Key Accounts and Strategic Sales at The Kaseya Companies, a global leader in technology automation and security software solutions.
Prior to Kaseya, he was executive vice president and chief technology officer at Atlantic, Tomorrow’s Office, an office solutions provider and one of the largest privately held technology companies in the United States.
He has also held executive positions at several leading office technology companies including NER Data Corp, Parts Now and Allied Office Products.
We’ll bring you Laughton’s biography in a follow-up.
The Grand Pascack Valley Chamber of Commerce (GPVCOC) said in its announcement, “One of the things that makes Pascack Valley such a wonderful place to live and work is the people who actually reside there. One of the many activities that the Grand Pascack Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to sponsor is the annual Citizen of the Year Awards. Each year, the GPVCOC honors an individual (or individuals) who the Chamber believes embodies good citizenship and shows admirable commitment to the community.
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The Grand Pascack Valley Chamber of Commerce (GPVCOC) is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt non-profit organization made up of business organizations and professionals working together to improve our community.
He says, “Together, we can foster an environment that leads to increased growth in our businesses and our neighborhoods. As concerned individuals working together at GPVCOC, we can foster a vital and responsive Chamber of Commerce, which translates into better return on business, professional and industrial development.
A portion of the proceeds from the dinner will be donated to the charities chosen by the recipients and a portion will be used to fund the annual scholarships for deserving seniors at all public high schools in Pascack Valley.