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2018 Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

Seton Hall University alumni and entrepreneurs from across the country came together to honor Abe Kasbo '94/M.P.A. '99, founder and CEO of Verasoni Worldwide, and Ralph Evangelista, M.S. '98 and his wife, Marylee R. Evangelista, co-managing members, Frazer, Evangelista and Company, as they were inducted into Seton Hall University's Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. Sponsored by the Stillman School of Business' Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, this 12th annual celebration dinner and induction ceremony took place at the Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, NJ.

Abe Kasbo '94/M.P.A. '99Abe Kasbo '94/M.P.A. '99

Founder and CEO 
Verasoni Worldwide

A gifted and multifaceted entrepreneur, Abe Kasbo is founder and CEO of Verasoni Worldwide, an integrated marketing and public relations advisory firm in Fairfield, NJ. Kasbo is also chair of Verasoni Ventures, which incubates and advises startups, and he is the executive-producer and director of the award-winning documentary The Arab-Americans, distributed nationally by PBS; the first feature-length, broadcast quality documentary chronicling the rich yet silent history and contributions of Arab Americans to the American fabric. Read bio and view video »

Photo of Marylee and Ralph EvangelistaRalph, M.S.'98, CPA, CGMA and Marylee R. Evangelista CPA, CVA

Co-managing Members 
Frazer, Evangelista and Company

In a successful partnership, Ralph and Marylee are married owners of the certified public accounting and consulting firm, Frazer, Evangelista & Company, LLC.  Ralph, who also teaches forensic accounting at the Stillman School, runs the firm's East Brunswick office. Marylee oversees its New Brunswick base. Ralph became an entrepreneur in 1991, founding Evangelista & Associates. Marylee joined the Warren L. Frazer CPA firm after graduating from The College of New Jersey. She was offered partnership just seven years later and the firm eventually became known as Frazer, Evangelista & Company. Read bio and view video »

2018 Emerging Entrepreneurs

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Emerging Entrepreneur Award
Luciana Contuzzi '13
Founder, zest

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Emerging Entrepreneur Award
Victor Ricci '17
Founder and CEO, Trend Pie 

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Special Guest Master of Ceremonies 
Ray Hoffman 
Host and Producer, CEO Radio 
WCBS Newsradio 880 

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Event Benefactors

Platinum
Synchronoss 

Gold
Verasoni Worldwide
Frazer, Evangelista and Co. 
Phillips
Gary & Mary Wolfe 

Silver Plus
Gibbons PC
Theresa Deehan
George J. Mehm
EY
American Wear
Louis Miu, CPAs
David & Janelle Gerstein
The Farrell Family

Silver
Bentley Labs 
Withum
Salem Media 
Nisivoccia
Michael & Helen Lucciola
Eileen Moran & James Parolski

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