Junior Achievement of New Jersey Elects Joseph Stinziano to Board of Directors

9/26/17

EDISON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Junior Achievement of New Jersey (JANJ) is proud to announce that Joseph Stinziano, Executive Vice President of Consumer Electronics and Enterprise IT at Samsung Electronics America, has been elected to its State Board of Directors.

Since 2014, Samsung Electronics America has partnered with Junior Achievement in their mission to bring financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship programs to the students of New Jersey. During Samsung’s bi-annual Days of Service, where the company connects to meaningful causes within their own communities, employees have visited local elementary school students to teach Junior Achievement’s financial literacy curriculum.

Samsung has also opened its doors to students within the JANJ program, offering mentoring and executive engagement opportunities. Throughout the partnership, Stinziano has been an active advocate of the partnership, consistently engaging with the students and championing their success.

“Joe is a dynamic and accomplished business leader and we are excited to welcome him to our board of directors,” said Catherine Milone, President of Junior Achievement of New Jersey. “Not only has he been a true mentor to the students in the program, but Joe is the kind of creative and strategic thinker that will truly help make a positive impact on Junior Achievement as we continue to empower the future leaders of tomorrow.”

“I have always admired and supported the Junior Achievement vision,” said Joseph Stinziano. “Through the partnership with Samsung, I have continuously been inspired by the passion and drive of the students that JANJ serves and I look forward to playing a larger role in empowering them for successful futures.”

Having joined Samsung in 2009, Stinziano has previously held positions as head of Consumer Business, Senior Vice President of Home Entertainment, and Senior Vice President of Consumer Sales. An industry veteran of over 25 years, Stinziano’s experience includes managing market leading brand within CE, Telecom, and IT. An Alumnus of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and an avid sports fan, Joe is admired by his colleagues for his leadership style that combines innovative thinking with a drive to succeed.

For more information on Junior Achievement of New Jersey, visit janj.org.

About Junior Achievement of New Jersey

Junior Achievement of New Jersey, an award-winning, best in class JA operation recently moved its headquarters and Capstone programs into a 22,000 sq. ft. facility, a former fitness center, in Raritan Center, Edison, NJ. The nearly 100 year-old non-profit is a free educational resource dedicated to giving young people in grades kindergarten through twelve, the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success and plan for their futures. JA’s experiential learning programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, including High School Heroes, as part of a statewide service-learning program. JA’s programs primarily focus on three key areas: money management, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. 68,000 students in more than 76 school districts across the state will experience JA during the 2016-2017 school year. For more information, visit us at www.janj.org.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics, mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA is pushing beyond the limits of today’s technology and providing consumers and organizations with a portfolio of groundbreaking products in appliances, home entertainment, Internet of Things, mobile computing, smartphones, virtual reality, wireless infrastructure and wearables, in addition to offering leading content and services related to mobile payments, 360-degree VR video, customer support and more. Samsung is a pioneering leader in smartphones and HDTVs in the U.S. and one of America’s fastest growing home appliance brands. To discover more about Samsung, please visit www.samsung.com. For the latest Samsung news, please visit news.samsung.com/us and follow us @SamsungNewsUS.

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