Ellen Volpe has been President of ABA since 1988. ABA is the longest-running professionally-managed business-to-business networking organization in New York. She is dedicated to working with owners and sales executives to help them create successful, profitable businesses.
Gene Brown has more than fifteen years experience as a business owner in various fields, which includes retail clothing, advertising specialties, screen-printing, and landscaping. Gene also has extensive experience organizing and managing small groups in areas of labor and education. Gene became Ellen Volpe's partner in 1999.
Bob Putt is Council Director of ABA-NJ and has been an entrepreneur for over 25 years. After a successful career as owner and creator of several high profile restaurants Bob assumed the lead role at CMI, a marketing company specializing in hospitality marketing endorsements for professional athletes, along with special events and trade show consulting. Bob is also the owner of RSP Associates, a consulting firm to the hotel and restaurant industries.