Business is anything but usual if you sit with one of these enterprising leaders!
David Dietze, Matt Rich, Adenah Bayoh, Sam Maddali, Joe Forgione
Banking & Finance
DAVID DIETZE, Peapack Private Wealth Management – Managing Principal, Senior Portfolio Strategist
|David is Managing Principal, Senior Portfolio Strategist of Peapack Private Wealth Management, the wealth management division of Peapack-Gladstone Bank. Starting his own investment firm in 1993, Point View Wealth Management, which became part of Peapack-Gladstone Bank in 2019, David is a much sought out resource for the media, including Bloomberg, CNBC, The NY Times, WSJ, LA Times, Forbes and The Star-Ledger. Graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, he pursued graduate studies at Yale University in Classical Studies and Political Philosophy, and received a law degree from The University of Chicago Law School. He has practiced corporate and finance law with New York based White & Case and Washington, D.C.’s Crowell & Moring. A local boy, David was named to the Inaugural Hall of Fame of his alma mater, Mountain Lakes High School, for his community, charitable and professional accomplishments. Still active in the local community, he has served as President of Summit’s Board of Education, Trustee of Overlook Hospital Foundation and Chair of the Service Committee of Dartmouth’s Alumni Council. Residing in Summit with his wife Claire Toth, they have a daughter at American University and a son pursuing a finance career in Denver. David is an avid skier and golfer and serves on the Golf Committee of the Canoe Brook Country Club. Listen to David discuss the state of the current market here.|
MATT RICH, PwC – Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Cloud & Digital Services Leader
ADENAH BAYOH, Restaurant and Real Estate Developer
|Adenah Bayoh embodies the American Dream. After escaping civil war in her native country of Liberia, she immigrated to the United States where she has become one of the most successful entrepreneurs in her home state of New Jersey. After attending public high school in Newark, Adenah put herself through Fairleigh Dickinson University where she earned a degree in Business Management. Adenah, an IHOP multi-franchisee with 4 restaurants in northern NJ, opened her first in Irvington at the age of 27, making her one of the youngest franchisees in the country. In late 2017, Adenah launched Cornbread, her first independent fast casual, farm-totable, soul food restaurant and recently opened her second in downtown Newark. Most recently, she launched her latest restaurant concept, Urban Vegan. In addition to her restaurants, Adenah is a successful real estate developer with a portfolio of several major residential and mixed-use urban redevelopment projects across northern NJ. Adenah is a fitness fanatic, reader, and podcast lover. Despite her numerous successes, her proudest achievement is being a mother to her two young children.
Read more about Adenah’s amazing journey and success story here.