About Us

Founding Partners

Kevin Blondina

Kevin Blondina is a graduate of Rutgers College, with degrees in Business Administration and English.
His licenses include Series 6, Life/Health and Property/Casualty Insurance. Kevin currently serves as
President of the Franklin Borough Board of Education, and is an honorary member and Paul Harris Fellow
with the Hampton Rotary.

Past Community Service Participation:

  • Board Chairman of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Morris, Bergen & Passaic Counties
  • Treasurer of Sussex County United Way
  • President of Sparta Rotary
  • Foundation Trustee for Clothes for Kid’s Sake
  • Finance Committee of St. Thomas of Aquin
  • Advisory Board Member of Camp Merry Heart.

Kevin has also been proud to have coach Rec Softball, Rec Basketball and Little League.

Jude DiGidio

Jude DiGidio is a graduate of Kean University, with a degree in Business Administration. He has also
earned his CFP designation from the College of Financial Planning in Denver, CO. His licenses include
Series 7, 24, 6 and 63 and Life/Health Insurance.

Past Community Service Participation:

  • Served Twice as Past President and Paul Harris Recipient in 1999 & 2003 with the Hampton
  • YMCA of Sussex County Board Member
  • Annual Make A Wish Chairman with Hampton Rotary
  • Advisory Board Member of Camp Merry Heart
  • Member of Sparta UNICO.

Jude has also been proud to coach Boy’s Basketball at Lafayette School, Pope John XXIII, Kittantiny High School and Vernon High School.


Dinner with Melda Mergen
Managing Director, Head of Equities
Columbia Threadneedle

Thursday, October 5, 2017
6-9 pm
Lake Mohawk Golf Club
471 West Shore Trail
Sparta, NJ 07871

RSVP to Marilyn by September 28
973-729-0125 x201 or munick@ae.cadaretgrant.com


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