Rider’s distinguished faculty and excellent academic programs have had a profound impact in the lives of CCS’ students, and many of the College's alumni have gone on to realize significant professional accomplishments after their graduation from Rider. They have held positions of President and COO of Dow Jones and Company, Senior Vice President and Controller of ITT Automotive, Chief Financial Officer of Roma Bank, Senior Vice President and CFP of Shore Community Bank, Co-Chairman of the Board and CEO of Hibbert Group, Chief Information Officer of Toll Brothers, President and COO of RAIT Investment Trust, President and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Hospital at Hamilton, President and CEO of the Sands Hotel and Casino, among many others.
Created in 2008, the College of Continuing Studies Alumni Hall of Fame recognizes the significant accomplishments of the College’s alumni, both in their professions and in service to their communities. The Alumni Hall of Fame inductees are:
Timothy J. Moonan ‘95
As Co-Chariman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Hibbert Group – Tim provides leadership to a company with more than 800 employees, with offices in Trenton, NJ and Denver, CO. In addition, he received the George Brauniger Presidential Excellence Award for dedicated service to the YMCA.
Samuel J. Plumeri '77
As Director of Public Safety and Superintendent of Police for the Port Authority of NY and NJ, Sam provides leadership to more than 1,600 police officers, several hundred civilian employees, and oversees an annual budget of over $500 million. Sam is also a vice chairman of the board of directors of Capital Health System and has been involved with the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Fund, and the Sunshine Foundation.
Christy Stephenson '87
Christy Stephenson joined TRG Healthcare after retiring from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton in December 2006, where she served for eight years as president and CEO. Under her leadership, RWJ Hamilton was recognized by the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Program, becoming only the fourth hospital in the nation to receive this award. She also served as a member of the Rider University Board of Trustees from 2003 to 2006.
Mark A. Wolters '95
Mark is President and CEO of the Grand Bank. He was one of the founders of the first Grand Bank which was sold to MetLife. He then joined the new Grand Bank as its President and CEO. Mark was also the founder of Carnegie Bank and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation.