Keynote Speakers

Claudia Campbell-Matland, hailing from Rutgers University
is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) who
loves project management and hopes you will too after
taking one of her classes! As a project manager in the
medical device industry for over 30 years, she has managed
a variety of business-critical projects and programs such as
new product development, product acquisitions,
functional department integrations and remediation of
Quality System/Regulatory audit deficiencies. Claudia
makes her classes interactive, with skills learned as a
conference speaker and sales / customer trainer, and
endeavors to bring PM practices to life with actionable tips
from her professional experience. Claudia is also an active
volunteer in PMI’s NJ Chapter.

Markis M. Abraham

is the Director of the Hudson County Office of Business Opportunity. Mr. Abraham attended St. Peter’s Preparatory School in Jersey City, New Jersey, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia for his undergraduate study, and Rutgers School of Law in Newark for law school. Mr. Abraham is a former All-County athlete in football and basketball and was a varsity letterman in football at the University of Pennsylvania, winning two Ivy League Football Championships.

Mr. Abraham worked for some time as a sports agent, becoming a Certified Contract Advisor in both the NFL and NBA in 2009. He has advised individuals, business owners, investors, athletes, music artists, and fashion designers on transactions, contracts, business formation, and intellectual property rights. Mr. Abraham focused his law practice on Real Estate, Land Use and Zoning, Construction Law, and Trusts and Estates. He also worked as a Jersey City Municipal Court Prosecutor from 2012 through 2015. In addition, Mr. Abraham is a licensed real estate agent, working with buyers, sellers, and investors to achieve their real estate goals. Mr. Abraham draws from his experiences as a business strategy consultant, Director of Finance, and entrepreneur to provide meaningful advice and solutions for public and private clients.

Mr. Abraham is a past President of the Hudson County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, past Trustee of the Hudson County Bar Association, and former Board Member for the Hudson County Boys and Girls Clubs, where he volunteered as director of their Speech and Debate Club. Mr. Abraham was Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach at St. Peter’s Preparatory School in Jersey City from 2013 to 2019. He also founded the Jersey City-based City Kids Elite Youth Basketball Program.

Mr. Abraham is married with five (5) wonderful children, all boys.

Stanley Bridgeforth

is a Certified Financial Coach with 20 years of corporate experience in Banking & Financial Services, Sales, and Relationship Management.

Stan’s work focuses on financial literacy, money mindset, debt/credit management and providing tools and resources to assist in reaching financial freedom. Along with his professional experience, he is passionate about transforming people’s lives and helping them to become financially independent. Stan wants to ensure his clients can leave behind a legacy of generational wealth.

How can Stan help you?

• Presentations and Workshops

• Individual & Group Coaching Sessions

• Host Interactive Financial Literacy Workshops & Webinars

• Financial Goal Clarity Sessions

• Financial Planning for the Future

• Budget Strategy Sessions

If you are looking to level up your money, credit, and other financial goals, I’m here to help you. Let’s set up a quick call to discover a little more about you, your needs, and a plan to get there.


Make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to learn from the best!