The results are in. After many hours of difficult deliberation, here are Montgomery County’s Top 10 Movers & Shakers of 2016!
Stay tuned as we share the stories behind these incredible locals in spotlights throughout the fall on Montco Happening. You can read about more outstanding individuals from across the region in Hunterdon County, Northern Delaware, Bucks County, & Philadelphia.
R. Samuel Valenza, CEO of Bux-Mont Transportation Co.
Jean Bochnowski, Director of the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove and former President of the Valley Forger Chapter of the Valley Forge Audubon Society
CJ Santagelo, entrepreneur, owner of Edge Signs and Graphics, Township, member of The A-Team 111 of Skippack, PA.
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