Anthony R. Slimowicz, Esq. of Long Hill Township will be honored by his alma mater with its most prestigious alumni award at the 32nd annual Many Are One awards gala on Friday, June 8, 2018.
For his leadership in business and law, as well as what the University described as his "unwavering dedication to help others through his support of philanthropic organizations," Slimowicz will receive the Most Distinguished Alumnus Award. The gala will be held at the newly built Bethany Hall on the University's main campus in South Orange, New Jersey.
Currently, Slimowicz serves as the executive vice president and chief operating officer for Crum & Forster Insurance Company, a national property and casualty insurance company with more than $2.2 billion in annual gross revenue. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University School of Law and is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey, the District of Columbia, and before the United States Supreme Court. Upon earning his Juris Doctor, he held clerkships and internships with the Superior Court of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, and the Connecticut State's Attorney's Office. Slimowicz received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Seton Hall University in 1987.
Commencing his professional career in public accounting, Slimowicz has since served in prominent leadership roles within an array of business segments, including as chief legal officer, chief operating officer, and vice president and director of global organizations.
In addition to his professional commitments, Slimowicz has also accepted appointments to the incoming Transition Teams for both Governors Chris Christie and Phil Murphy in 2009 and 2017, respectively. Governor Christie also appointed Slimowicz to the New Jersey Institute of Technology University Board of Trustees in 2010, where he served as vice chair of the board, and to the New Jersey State Ethics Commission in 2017.
In addition to this recognition by Seton Hall, Slimowicz has been honored on numerous occasions for his volunteer work and professional accomplishments. He was, for instance, honored by the Boy Scouts of America by being named its 2013 Outstanding Eagle Scout of the Year. NJBIZ recognized him as a finalist for the 2013 General Counsel of the Year award and nominated two of the companies he founded for the 2013 Emerging Business of the Year Award. In recognition of his support and commitment in the fight against substance use disorders, Slimowicz received the Freedom House Distinguished Citizen Award in 2016 and was appointed to the Board of Trustees for Clara Maas Medical Center (a part of the RWJBarnabas Health facility) later that same year. In 2017, he was one of the founding members of the newly formed alumnus group, Seton Hall Insurance Professionals (SHIP) and remains actively involved with the organization today.
"Anthony Slimowicz embodies the values of servant leadership through his tireless volunteer work with organizations such as the Freedom House, Clara Maass Medical Center and Boy Scouts of America, to create a positive impact on society. This, coupled with his strong work ethic and distinguished career in business and law, makes him undoubtedly deserving of Seton Hall's highest honor, the Many Are One Most Distinguished Alumnus Award." said Kimberly Capadona '98/J.D. '01 president of the Alumni Board of Directors.
The Many Are One Gala celebrates the legacy of servant leadership and ensures the education of future Seton Hall students through the Many Are One Endowed Scholarship Fund.
Proceeds from the gala support the fund, which provides four-year scholarships for children, grandchildren and siblings of alumni. Visit www.shu.edu/manyareone for more information.