AnnMarie McDonald Receives NJBIZ Top 40 Under Forty Award


Paula Harrington, Association Business Solutions
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AnnMarie McDonald Receives NJBIZ Top 40 Under Forty Award

Recipients will be Honored at Awards Ceremony at the Palace at Somerset on Sept. 26

AnnMarie McDonald - 40 under 40 press releaseTrenton, NJ – AnnMarie McDonald, 32, has been named a winner in the 2016 NJBIZ Forty Under 40 awards program. The award program, produced by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premier business news publication, is sponsored by Stark & Stark, and Brother International Corporation.

“There is no question AnnMarie is a rising star in New Jersey’s business community. She’s a masterful writer, effective collaborator and has a solid understanding of the workings of both the private and public sectors that far exceeds her years,” said Paula Harrington, principal of ABS. “I am proud to see her hard work so deservingly recognized, and truly honored to call her my colleague and friend. I look forward to her continued career success.”

At Wells Fargo, AnnMarie leads corporate communications in the company’s Northeast region, which spans New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. Prior to joining Wells Fargo three years ago, AnnMarie spent nearly a decade serving in various political and communications roles in New Jersey. She is also an active community presence and founder of The 67 Foundation, a nonprofit organization which supports New Jersey students pursuing trade and vocational education, in memory of her grandmother and grandfather.

The Forty Under 40 awards program honors men and women under the age of 40 who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and the community. To qualify, a nominee had to meet selection criteria that included working in New Jersey and possessing significant authority for decision making. The winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges from higher education and private industry.

NJBIZ and the program sponsors will honor this year’s winners during an awards reception and
ceremony on Monday, September 26, 2016 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, NJ. The honorees will also be highlighted in a special supplement to NJBIZ on October 3, 2016.

For more information about the 2016 Forty Under 40 awards program, please visit or contact Anna Acquaviva at or call (732) 246-5713.


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