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Monday, September 20, 2021 Live Webcast

IssuesWatch Live: Q&A with Jack Ciattarelli (E2109294)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Registration: 12:00 PM EDT




On Nov. 2, New Jerseyans will head to the polls to vote for Governor as well as all 120 seats in the Legislature. Hear from the Republican candidate for Governor during this live, virtual event.


All CPAs and financial professionals


Learn about one of New Jersey’s gubernatorial candidates prior to the election.


NJCPA CEO and Executive Director Ralph Albert Thomas will sit down with Jack Ciattarelli, Republican candidate for New Jersey Governor — and member of the NJCPA — to discuss issues important to the business community and the CPA profession. Find out Mr. Ciattarelli’s vision for New Jersey when it comes to the state budget, taxes, business policies, infrastructure improvements, pension funding and more.

Join us for this virtual question-and-answer session – and submit your own questions for Mr. Ciattarelli. Submit questions in advance to or submit them live during the event. A recording of this session will be available for those who are not able to attend.

Learn more about Jack Ciattarelli at

Note: CPE credit is not provided for this event.

The NJCPA has also invited Governor Murphy to participate in a Q&A session, which we hope to schedule soon.






Jack Ciattarelli

Jack M. Ciattarelli, CPA(Inactive)

Jack M. Ciattarelli is a former State Assemblyman for the 16th Legislative District having served from 2011 to 2018. In the State Assembly, he sat on the Financial Institutions & Insurance Committee and the Regulated Professions Committee. In addition, in 2016, Jack was appointed to serve as a member of the New Jersey Biotechnology Task Force. The task force analyzes and recommends ways for the state to retain and attract new companies in the biotechnology industry as it represents thousands of jobs, hundreds of companies, and billions of dollars in economic activity and tax revenue each year. He was a candidate for governor in the 2017 Republican gubernatorial primary. In seeking the Republican nomination for governor, he sacrificed running for re-election to the State Legislature, where his term as State Assemblyman for the 16th District ended this past January. He is a successful entrepreneur and small business owner twice over, having founded two publishing companies, each time working as CEO and Publisher for Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine medical journals. Jack recently founded and launched a third medical publishing business, this one focused on healthcare information and education for senior citizens. Jack earned his Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Masters of Business Administration in Finance at Seton Hall University, where he has also taught as an adjunct professor. Jack is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Ralph Thomas

Ralph Albert Thomas, CPA (DC), CGMA

CEO & Executive Director

New Jersey Society of CPAs

Ralph Albert Thomas, CPA (DC), CGMA, is the CEO and executive director of the New Jersey Socieyt of CPAs. He was appointed to AICPA’s National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion and the AICPA Foundation Board. Ralph is a former national and chapter president of the National Association of Black Accountants, was chair of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s State Society Relations Committee and is a member of the accounting advisory boards of Lehigh, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Montclair State, Felician and Thomas Edison universities and Middlesex County College. In January 2018, he was invited by Senate President Steve Sweeney to join his bipartisan Economic and Fiscal Policy Working Group. Additionally, Ralph was selected for the last eight years by Accounting Today as one ofthe “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting.” He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics as well as a Master of Business Administration from Lehigh University.


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$59.00 - Nonmember

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