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WPCNJ To Honor Anthony "Skip" Cimino, Good Guy Award Recipient

A business executive, long-time government leader and former elected public official, Skip Cimino brings over three decades of experience to his representation of clients before the New Jersey state legislature and executive branch.


Skip has served in chief executive and other leadership roles for a number of significant New Jersey institutions. As President and CEO of RWJ Hamilton, an acute care hospital with more than 1,800 employees, he strategized the acquisition of surgical and specialty care units, developed a $200 million revenue stream to ensure the long-term stability of the organization, and enhanced the services and marketability of the institution. He also served as President and Chief Administrative officer of CMX Engineering the successor firm to Schoor DePalma, a multi-state engineering firm, and served on the Board of Directors of Spiezle Architectural Group and First Bank.


Skip also has a deep background in New Jersey’s public sector. Immediately prior to joining Stevens & Lee Public Affairs, he was Executive Director to the New Jersey General Assembly Majority Office, advising the Speaker and leadership on policy, research and outreach program efforts. Earlier in his career, he served as an Assemblyman of the 14th Legislative District for the State of New Jersey, worked on the gubernatorial transition teams for Governor McGreevey and Governor Florio, and was Commissioner of Personnel on Governor Florio’s Cabinet.


As an advocate for his home state and neighborhoods, Skip has led many non-profit, philanthropic and community organizations focused on the region’s economic advancement and well-being. He is Chairman Emeritus of Greater Trenton and Immediate Past Chair of the Princeton Area Community Foundation, and he has helped to lead the Mercer County Chamber of Commerce, the Independent College Fund Foundation of New Jersey, and the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey, among numerous others.

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