NJBIA Director of Government Affairs Alexis Bailey will be honored at the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore’s “Phenomenal Women Under 40” event, which recognizes exceptional women for their accomplishments, commitment to business growth, professional excellence, and community service.

Bailey handles employment and labor issues for NJBIA, ensuring the concerns of businesses are heard when the Legislature and state regulatory agencies make decisions affecting employers. She is also active in her community, serving on the Toms River Zoning Board of Adjustment, the strategic planning committee for the National Black Professional Lobbyists Association, Rider University’s BOLD Alumni Council, and the Ocean County Federation of Republican Women.

“I’m honored to be receiving this award from such an impactful organization,” Bailey said after the awards announcement was made late Tuesday. “Congratulations to all the honorees!”

NJBIA Chief Government Affairs Officer Chrissy Buteas congratulated Bailey on the award, calling it a tremendous honor.

“Alexis has demonstrated herself as a leader and public servant,” Buteas sazid. “She s is a role model to members of the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore.”

The phenom awards will be given to Bailey and eight other standout female professionals on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the Girl Scouts’ Program Activity Center, 127 Yellowbrook Road, Farmingdale.

The other honorees include:

  • Allison Clemente, director of development, Community Medical Center Foundation
  • Kathrine Dwyer, co-chair, Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce Young Professional Group; administrative assistant, Hudson Wealth Management
  • Lenore Gibson, program director, Family Promise of Monmouth County/Lunch Break
  • Kimberly Kravitz, News 12 reporter, TV personality producer
  • Sherrice Lyles, Ms. Black New Jersey; president, Queen of Hearts Foundation
  • Amy McLane, AVP, client service manager, PNC Bank
  • Brynn Mosello, sustainability and communications director, Mazza Recycling Services, Ltd.
  • Carla Vanzant, director, Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), Brookdale Community College

Ticket information and sponsorship opportunities for this event can be found on the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore website.