Become a Member of the Somers Point Business Association
The Somers Point Business Association (SPBA) is an organization that promotes, protects, and supports the development of a strong business environment in Somers Point and the surrounding communities.
We have been the Voice of the Somers Point Businesses Community since 1983.
Robin Joyce joined the SBPA Board in 2019 and has since taken on the role of President and is excited to support the SBPA in the growth of the Somers Point Business Community. Robin is an executive with TD Bank, and previously served as the Store Manager of the Somers Point location. Having been in banking for over a dozen years in the Atlantic County Area, Robin has enjoyed working in our local communities while supporting the development of local businesses. Robin currently resides in Mays Landing with her husband Chris and their three children.
Bobby Consalo Jr. became a senior accountant at Shore Physicians Group in November of 2019. Bobby worked as an accountant at Enterprise Holdings, the parent company of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, for two years prior to joining Shore Physicians Group. Bobby is also an adjunct business professor at Atlantic Cape Community College and a board member at St. Josephs Regional School in Somers Point. Bobby graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Rowan University in 2012 and recently completed his MBA in Business Management from Capella University. Bobby is an avid fisherman and spends most of his spare time either out on the water or at his condo in Harbour Cove where he lives full time with his wife and daughter.
Jane M Alvarez has been in the banking industry since 1996 and is the Branch Manager of Sturdy Savings Bank in Somers Point. Jane has served as Treasurer of the SPBA since 2008 and as Treasurer of the Somers Point Education Foundation since 2017. Jane is an accomplished Balloon Artist who spends her spare time at the beach or at home in Absecon with her husband Paul and their two dogs.
Cristen Owen became the Director of Marketing at Bernie Robbins Jewelers in 2016. Cristen has driven the jewelers five locations to success both financially and through community partnerships such as American Heart Assoc., Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Family Service Assoc., Red Paw Emergency Relief, Jewish Family Services, the Humane Society of Ocean City, and many more. A member of the SPBA, Greater AC Chamber, and most recently the Gilda’s Club event committee, Cristen puts great emphasis on community involvement and giving back.
She spent over 13 dedicated years in the Marketing Department at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and served on the Board of Trustees for Borgata’s Heart & Soul Foundation. A Division 1 athlete with a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University, Cristen possesses a drive, work ethic and passion that she attributes to successes both inside and outside of the workplace. Cristen resides in Linwood with her husband, two dogs, and a cat.
Walt Gregory – Owner, Gregory’s Restaurant & Bar
Greg Sykora – Owner, ERCO Ceiling, Blinds & Floors
As the SPBA Board's Membership Liaison and resident of Somers Point, Valerie is passionate about our community and promoting our wonderful town. It is important to her that SPBA members feel supported, valued, promoted, and recognized. In addition to serving on the SPBA Board, she is also a member of the Patriots for Somers Mansion and Greate Bay Country Club.
Valerie owns SoPo Sundries, a coastal mobile gift market featuring Somers Point Merchandise, art ware, many other items made by over 12 local artists. These artists include a veteran-owned company and a vendor relationship with Jersey Cape Diagnostic Training and Opportunity Center. Valerie is seen at all local outdoor events under the “Hot Pink Tent.” She has worked in the healthcare field for more than 20 years, most recently with Tandigm Health.
She and her husband Charlie moved to Somers Point three years ago and have become involved in many community activities and organizations, including St. Joseph's church and the Greate Bay homeowner's association. They have 9 children and 13 grandchildren in 8 different states and enjoy visiting them as often as possible.
Chuck Westcott is a Registered Nurse who spent almost 2 decades working in research in the Pharmaceutical industry, most recently as a Clinical Project Manager. He and his wife, Debi, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with Atlanticare, have been visiting Somers Point since the late 80’s and became regulars in early 2000 after the purchase of a boat, which was moored in Harbour Cove Marina. They quickly fell in love with the town. They bought a house in 2010 with the intent to later retire here but then moved here “accidentally” in 2013, and have never looked back. They’re both involved in the community. In addition to SPBA, Chuck is the Chair of the April in Paris events, a member of the Board for the Foundation for education, The Right Notes committee and both volunteer for Gilda’s Club and the Somers Point Arts Commission, among other things. They have two grown children. Cory lives in Boston and Shawn is married and lives in Stockholm, Sweden with his wife Caroline and two very cute blond boys, Erik and Edward.
Store Manager, Republic Bank
Marketing Director, Shore Medical Center
Brian Cahill proudly serves as the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Shore Medical Center in Somers Point. Before joining Shore in 2014, Brian spent 16 years in various marketing positions in the Atlantic City casino industry. In addition to his role at the hospital, Brian is an adjunct professor in the School of Business at Stockton University and a volunteer Board member for the SPBA and Somers Point-Community First. He enjoys playing soccer, watching the Seattle Mariners, and spending time with his wife Jennifer, and their sons Jack, Andy, and Brad.