Member Directory

David Carton / Mandelbaum Salsburg
David Carton, Co-Chair of the Firm’s Matrimonial and Family Law practice group, is a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney and has practiced Family Law since 1995, and regularly appears before Family Court Judges throughout New Jersey. He represents clients in all aspects of Family Law, including divorce, domestic violence, custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, issues between same sex and non-married couples and division of assets. He has authored articles, and lectured for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education on family issues.

He was honored to be awarded the 2019 Essex County Bar Association – Family Law Practice Award. Additionally, David was listed amongst NJ Family’s 2019 Best Lawyers for Families List. David has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in the 2020 issue of ” Best Lawyers in America.”*

As of May 2007, David has been Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney.

David is a Court Qualified Mediator and in this role has successfully mediated numerous high-conflict matters, both economic and custody and parenting time. He is an Early Settlement Panelist and Blue Ribbon Early Settlement Panelist.

After graduating from law school, David clerked for the Honorable Nicholas J. Stroumtsos, Jr., J.S.C. in the Family Part, Middlesex County.


Mike DiCristino / Learning Rx
LearningRx Warren, located at 34 Mountain Blvd in Warren, is a cognitive training center. Learning Rx provides cognitive training, also called  brain training, to improve attention, memory, auditory processing, processing speed, and other cognitive skills. Clients of all ages come to us seeking the kinds of life changing improvements that come with faster, better cognitive performance. While we don’t diagnose or treat medical conditions, our programs have improved the cognitive performance of clients with a variety of diagnoses and struggles, including the following: attention and ADHD, dyslexia and reading struggles, autism, and more. To find out more, call us at 908-222-7246.



Peter Holmes / Supporting Strategies | Northwest New Jersey
Supporting Strategies | Northwest New Jersey’s skilled, experienced professionals use secure, best-of-breed technology and a proven process to provide a full suite of outsourced bookkeeping services. They take on the back-office tasks that would otherwise divert a business owner from their core competency.

Your Supporting Strategies team will include two or more experienced bookkeeping professionals who are able to cross-train, provide coverage for each other and balance workload to get through fluctuating volumes of work. As your business grows and demands change, we can add more resources as needed. You may never need to hire internal back-office resources.

Peter brings 30+ years of experience in executive management, establishing finance and operations departments and identifying changes to improve the bottom line for small to mid-size companies. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (concentration in Accounting) from Thomas Edison State College while working full time, graduating summa cum laude and earning induction into the New Jersey Collegiate Business Administration Association Honor Society.


Janet Kuebler / Right at Home 
Janet Kuebler graduated from the University of Miami with a B.S. in Chemistry and she received her MBA after attending RPI in Troy, New York. Janet has been married for 30 years, and has 3 children.

After her own personal experience with her in-laws, Janet purchased an existing Right at Home office in June of 2007. Janet’s mother-in-law suffered from MS and with the unexpected death of her father-in-law was left without a caregiver. Their family had to quickly scramble to find suitable care for her. To Janet this experience defined the need for services for our senior population.

In addition to managing the business, Janet is also a Certified Senior Advisor and Certified Dementia Practitioner, gaining extensive knowledge about aging and the important health, social and financial issues that affect the majority of seniors.

Specialties:  Right at Home of Somerset and Hunterdon Counties in New Jersey provides trained, insured and bonded caregivers for a variety of caregiving needs. Whether it’s for extra assistance after a stay in the hospital, an aging parent who needs extra help or companionship to remain in their home, or as a respite for the family member who cares for an ailing loved one, Right at Home can help. A certified Pet Therapy Dog is also available for visits.


Michael B. Lehner / zbt Certified Public Accounting & Consulting, LLC
Michael B. Lehner is a Principal in the Bridgewater office of zbt Certified Public Accounting & Consulting, LLC. In his capacity as a recognized expert, Michael has prepared business valuations for various purposes including shareholder disputes, matrimonial proceedings, acquisitions and sales of businesses, gift and estate planning, succession planning, and commercial litigation. He also has extensive experience in complex litigation matters, including determination of damages and lost profits, and fraud and forensic investigations.

Michael has more than 30 years of experience with a focus on valuation, litigation support, and taxation issues. He has additional expertise in auditing, financial statement analysis and consulting. His traditional accounting experience, includes taxation and financial statement reporting for closely held businesses, with a concentration on professional practitioners, real estate developers, construction contractors, retailers, manufacturers, and computer hardware and software providers.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Delaware. He holds accounting certifications in both New Jersey and New York. Michael is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), a recipient of the AICPA’s Accredited in Business
Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) designations. Michael is a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), where he was the Group Leader of the Business Valuation, Forensic & Litigation Services Interest Group. He is certified by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) and holds that organization’s highest designation as a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). He is accredited as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). In addition, Michael is an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA).


Joseph Peters / Coldwell Banker Residential Mortgage
I am a Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage focused on real estate in the Hunterdon and Somerset County areas of New Jersey.

As a buyers or a seller, I help you in achieving your goals and dreams in residential real estate.

As a buyer, you are facing the complex tasks of finding the right home in an area that suits you, arranging the financing and going through the many intricate steps required in order to acquire that property.

As a seller, you are facing the task of understanding the complexities of your local market, pricing your house correctly and marketing it in a way that brings results.

As a local “Neighborhood Specialist”, I can assist you in both of these areas.

Prior to Real Estate, I was Senior Account Manager with experience in selling large scale and complex ERP and Store solutions to apparel and retail verticals. I have also successfully managed the design, development and implementation of systems for several major retailers, including Allied Stores and Macy*s.


Fred Saide / Money Matters USA

We have developed a specialized planning practice to help people nearing and in retirement make educated decisions about how to use Social Security, pensions and assets to meet retirement goals. In addition, we use insurance products to create a tax advantaged income flow.

We work with those transitioning and in retirement. What is retirement? The definitions and meanings have changed. Retirement is now redefined as is post retirement even hybrid retirement. Post retirement planning is very different than retirement planning as it involves a new phase of life. Our focus includes:

  • Social Security Claiming Strategies
  • Tax Mitigation Strategies
  • Income Planning, never run out of money
  • Portfolio Efficiency and Making Your Assets Last Longer
  • Ensuring you can pay for long-term care and health expenses

We look at the path the retiree will take and from that examine the sequencing of returns to assist retirees with cash flow modeling and distribution, lifetime income, social security probability analysis and claiming strategies, tax mitigation strategies. These approaches can be integrated with estate transfer and charitable asset and distribution plans. Retirement can be a wonderful life. It depends what you make of it.

MoneyMattersUSA®, Advisory LLC and Foundation Insurance Services, LLC. are completely independent which enables us to provide objective, fiduciary complaint advice to our consumer and business clients so they can make informed decisions in their best interests.

Specialties: Retirement Planning, Social Security Claiming Strategies, Portfolio Extension, Scenario and Monte Carlo Analysis, Stress Testing, Life Insurance, Annuities, Annuity and Life Quote Engines, Self-Financing, Long Term Care, 401k Plan Optimization, Non-Qualified Executive Plans, International Employee Benefits, Linked Benefit Products, Market Linked Certificates of Deposit

For further information reach me at 908-791-3831 ext. 1 or


Michael Saul / Transcend Wealth Collective
Michael Saul has served as a wealth management advisor for the past 24 years, most recently at Merrill Lynch. Michael focuses on individual bonds, alternative investments, and separately managed accounts. He holds the designations of Certified Investment Management Analyst and Charted Retirement Planning Counselor.  Michael also serves on the board of the Jewish Federation of Somerset Hunterdon & Warren Counties. Michael earned his B.S. from Penn State University and M.B.A from Rutgers University.

Michael lives in Basking Ridge with his wife Christine and dog Reo. Their triplets Ryan, Emily, and Kyle are now attending their first years of college. When he’s not working, Michael enjoy running, going down to the Jersey Shore, walking the dog, and attending/watching Penn State Football games.



David J. Singer / Vella Singer and Associates, P.C.
David J. Singer, Esq, the current President of the Bridgewater Professionals Group (BPG), is a long time resident of Somerset County and is a partner and co-owner of Vella, Singer and Associates, P. C.,  a multi-disciplinary law firm with locations in  Hillsborough and Metuchen NJ.   David’s practice focuses on commercial real estate sale and purchase, environmental transaction, litigation and compliance matters, commercial leases, land use, and general civil litigation

Mr. Singer attended Cook College, Rutgers University for his undergraduate degree. While at Rutgers University, he was an active leader in his community, including serving as Chair of the Student Affairs Committee of the Rutgers University Senate and accompanying the President of Rutgers University to Washington, D.C. to lobby for increased student aid. Mr. Singer, who was inducted as a Loyal Son of Rutgers in 2013, continues his active involvement with Rutgers University by serving in various leadership roles, including Board member and past-President of the Cook Community Alumni Association and board member of the Rutgers Alumni Association. Mr. Singer also assists students through Rutgers Student Legal Services.

While attending Vermont Law School, Mr. Singer was a member and Co-Chair of the Vermont Law School ABA Negotiations competition board, a member of the Environmental Moot Court board, and a Dean’s Fellow. Mr. Singer clerked for both the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Virginia and the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region III. Mr. Singer has been named a Rising Star Super Lawyer in both Super Lawyer and New Jersey Monthly Magazines for the last 10 years, and has an excellent rating by Avvo.

Mr. Singer is also a Trustee on the Board of Jewish Family Services for Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren.


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