Roman named first woman to head chamber board

Voorhees, NJ - January 4, 2011 - The Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey has named Judy Roman as its new chairwoman of the board. Roman, a resident of Glen Ridge, NJ, is president and CEO of AmeriHealth New Jersey, based in Mt. Laurel and Iselin, NJ.

Roman becomes the first female chair in the chamber's 130-plus year history.  Previously, she served a two-year term as the chamber's first-ever female vice chairman.  Her term as chairwoman runs through 2012.

"We're very excited about Judy Roman assuming the leadership of our chamber's board of directors," said Debra P. DiLorenzo, president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey. "Judy brings a tremendous amount of energy and insight that will be great assets to the chamber and our membership."

About AmeriHealth New Jersey
AmeriHealth HMO, Inc. and AmeriHealth Insurance Company of New Jersey (collectively, AmeriHealth New Jersey) provide health insurance coverage to employers and individuals throughout New Jersey. The company has one of the largest provider networks in New Jersey, and that network includes access to hospitals and doctors across the nation. The company is also committed to offering value-added insurance solutions for customers through its innovative wellness and incentive programs and benefits designs.

The company's managed care plan, AmeriHealth HMO Inc. has received the highest possible accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) by meeting NCQA's rigorous evaluation standards.

AmeriHealth New Jersey and its affiliates are a growing group of insurance and health companies whose product portfolios include health insurance, workers' compensation, property and casualty insurance, and management services. AmeriHealth has offices in Mt. Laurel and Iselin.

Media Contact

Jill Roman
Manager, Public Relations
AmeriHealth New Jersey
(609) 662-2454
Jill.Roman@AmeriHealth.com