1 – COMPANY NAME: Broadridge Financial Solutions Global, Technology & Operations Division
LOCATION: 2 Gateway Center
IN NEWARK SINCE: November 2017

Broadridge Financial Solutions relocated to Newark in November of 2017. The company, which provides advanced communications, technology, data and analytics solutions for the financial services industry and businesses, moved its global technology and operations division to Newark, contributing to the city’s identity as a growing tech hub.

According to Glassdoor.com, more than 60% of those ­currently employed at the company have a positive outlook about it.

dN: Welcome to town. How’s it going so far?

Joan: “I have to say that I’ve been enjoying the commute to Newark and taking advantage of all the great restaurants.” Joan says Broadridge embraces diversity and is deeply respectful of all employees and their opinions: “It sounds cheesy but employees truly matter, and this mirrors my own beliefs. I like the people I work with and want to help them succeed.”  

Joan, Managing Director,
started working in Newark
at Broadridge one year ago.

 

Robert: “The commute [to Newark] is an easy drive for me, coming from Bergen County. And I also have the option of taking the train. Typically, I’ll do that, actually. It’s a pretty quick ride for me, so that -certainly makes it attractive.”

Robert says he was attracted to Broadridge because the company is “well-positioned in the industry to support what clients are looking for today, which basically is partners that can help them from both a technology perspective as well as from a -business perspective.”

Robert, Vice President,
started working at Broadridge
in Newark one year ago.

2 – COMPANY NAME: HelloFresh
LOCATION: 60 Lister Ave.
IN NEWARK SINCE: 2016

HelloFresh is an international, publicly traded meal-kit company based in Berlin, Germany. It’s the largest meal-kit delivery provider in the U.S. The company moved to Newark in 2016, bringing its 350,000-sq.-ft. distribution center to the East Ferry neighborhood. The company’s close proximity to the Passaic River and the New Jersey Turnpike offers better access to the tri-state area market. The distribution center employs approximately 240 people, with 25 percent of them being Newark residents.

dN: Welcome to town. How’s it going so far?

Valdon: I enjoy the opportunity to work in a diverse community with talented young leaders who are eager to learn and grow. Newark is a place of unlimited potential. Valdon says HelloFresh “provides me with the opportunity to use my 20-plus years in the military to develop future leaders and civic minded workers. Community extends beyond the walls of HelloFresh.”

Valdon, Director of Operations,
started working at the HelloFresh
distribution center in Newark last year.

3 – COMPANY NAME: Fabuwood
LOCATION: 69 Blanchard Street
IN NEWARK SINCE: August 2018

New to Newark’s continually-expanding employment landscape, Fabuwood Cabinetry Corp. recently moved its headquarters from Jersey City to Newark. The company’s green-certified, state-of-the-art facility is equipped with cutting-edge manufacturing technology and comfortable, spacious offices for its employees. According to the company’s Chief Operating Officer Joel Epstein, “Our new building encompasses all of Fabuwood’s core values: quality, service, innovation and community… Expansion means more employees and we can’t wait to be a part of the local Newark community.”

dN: Welcome to town. How’s it going so far?

Valdon: I enjoy the opportunity to work in a diverse community with talented young leaders who are eager to learn and grow. Newark is a place of unlimited potential. Valdon says HelloFresh “provides me with the opportunity to use my 20-plus years in the military to develop future leaders and civic minded workers. Community extends beyond the walls of HelloFresh.”

Valdon, Director of Operations,
started working at the HelloFresh
distribution center in Newark last year.

4 – Company Name: Petco
LOCATION: 609 Broad Street
IN NEWARK SINCE: August 2018

Petco is a leading specialty pet retailer. With more than 1,500 locations across the country, the company set up shop in Newark this summer. The Newark location offers products for a wide variety of pets, including dogs, cats, reptiles, fish and birds; premium pet services like full service and self-service dog grooming and training classes; and pet vaccinations. The location also has special adoption events for those looking for their next special friend.

According to Indeed.com, the company is touted as a fun, team-oriented workplace with supportive management. Last year, the company earned its sixth consecutive Ethisphere Institute recognition as one of the world’s most ethical companies.

 

dN: Welcome to town. How’s it going so far?

Valdon: I enjoy the opportunity to work in a diverse community with talented young leaders who are eager to learn and grow. Newark is a place of unlimited potential. Valdon says HelloFresh “provides me with the opportunity to use my 20-plus years in the military to develop future leaders and civic minded workers. Community extends beyond the walls of HelloFresh.”

Valdon, Director of Operations,
started working at the HelloFresh
distribution center in Newark last year.

5 – Company Name: TRYP by Wyndham Newark Downtown
LOCATION: 24 East Park Street
IN NEWARK SINCE:  April 2018

TRYP by Wyndham Newark Downtown sits in the heart of the city’s bustling business district, minutes from New York City and Newark Liberty International Airport, one of the nation’s busiest airports. The hotel occupies a historic building erected in the 1920s and its art-deco inspired design harkens back to that era. The Newark location is the sixth U.S. location for the TRYP by Wyndham brand.

The employee benefits package is reportedly one of the things that makes Wyndham a great company to work for. Other reasons include advancement potential and a team-oriented culture. 2018 is the ninth consecutive year that Wyndham companies have been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index as one of the Best Places to Work for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equality employees.

dN: Welcome to town. How’s it going so far?

Valdon: I enjoy the opportunity to work in a diverse community with talented young leaders who are eager to learn and grow. Newark is a place of unlimited potential. Valdon says HelloFresh “provides me with the opportunity to use my 20-plus years in the military to develop future leaders and civic minded workers. Community extends beyond the walls of HelloFresh.”

Valdon, Director of Operations,
started working at the HelloFresh
distribution center in Newark last year.

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