About Us – Director and Advisors

NJSBDc - Vincent VicariVincent J. Vicari is the Regional Director of the Bergen Small Business Development Center. Mr. Vicari is a lifetime resident of Bergen County and holds an M.B.A. from National University in San Diego, a B.A. from William Paterson College, and an A.A.S from Bergen Community College.His work experience began in the retail co-op program at Bergen Community College, where he embarked on a long career in sales and management at Sears, Roebuck and Co in both hard and soft line areas.He brings private and public sector management successes from retail, industrial packaging, grocery, convenience, and food retailing as well as in closely held professional service business. Mr. Vicari recently served as Director of University Centers at Sussex, Morris, and Warren County bringing baccalaureate programs to Northwest New Jersey.Mr. Vicari has taught Marketing and Management sciences at a number of community colleges and Universities. He has engineered new uses of technology which has delivered educational resources to remote and distributed populations. These systems have enhanced teaching, advisement, and access to educational content throughout the state of New Jersey. Mr. Vicari has published and presented in domestic and international venues on these topics resulting in multiple awards on the use of teleconferencing, consumer issues, serving remote populations, and distributed learning.