JCP&L names new vice president of operations
Jersey Central Power & Light, the biggest electric utility in Monmouth and Ocean counties, named Alex Patton vice president of operations. Patton is responsible for the operation and maintenance of JCP&L’s transmission and distribution systems, covering more than 3,200 square miles of northern and central New Jersey, including line and substation operations, dispatching, engineering, meter reading, forestry and support service. Patton joined the company in 1987 as an engineer. He was named a supervisor in the engineering department in 1996. In 1998, Patton became a general manager and worked on the distribution and transmission sides of the business for nearly 15 years. He was promoted to director of operations support at Mon Power in 2012 and named director of operations services in 2013.
Stafford woman distributes cannabidiol hemp oil
Heidi Sarno of Stafford has joined a division of Medical Marijuana Inc. called Kannaway, distributing cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil sourced from Northern Europe free of pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizers. Sarno is cannabinoid certified and able to educate and assist with the full CBD product line. She can be reached at 609-412-6747.
Rizco hired two to work at Spring Lake Heights firm
Rizco, a creative campaign agency based in Spring Lake Heights, announced the addition of Spring Lake native Alicia Shepherd as an account manager. Shepherd comes to Rizco as an 18-year marketing professional with a background in communications strategy and retail sales. She launched her career in New York City working at advertising agencies Grey Global Group and Starcom Worldwide. Rizco has also added a new designer, Alexa Saltzman. In her new role, Saltzman will be responsible for executing a variety of creative projects through mediums such as print, digital, social, and web. Saltzman jump-started her career in New York City, spending three years as a graphic designer at Bold Worldwide.
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