A Little About Us
Aladar G. Komjathy
609-577-3372Al is a well respected and popular Government Affairs professional with over 30 years of experience at the Trenton state capitol. Before opening his own firm Al worked at the Stewart Agency. Since opening his own firm, Al's knowledge and expertise in New Jersey government awarded him the ability to represent a wide range of national corporate clients including Comcast, Sprint, Waste Management, and GlaxoSmithKline. Upon bringing, Eileen Kean into the firm, additional corporate, educational, and non-profit organizations have become part of the firm client profile.
Al began his career in 1980 as the Legislative Assistant to State Senator Francis J. McManimon. In 1982, he moved to the New Jersey Department of Corrections where he served as Special Assistant to New Jersey's Commissioner of Corrections. Al was responsible for all public and legislative affairs for one of New Jersey's largest and most complex cabinet agencies. Al proved to be an effective leader as he oversaw the design and construction of the massive $238 million South Woods State Prison in Cumberland County which opened in 1997. He also served as the Corrections Commissioner's liaison to the Legislature, the Governor's Office, other state agencies, business and community leaders.
Al served on the Hunterdon County Board of Taxation from 2002 to 2010, and served as President of the Board for five years. He continues to stay active in community affairs serving as Chairman of the Lambertville Board of Fire Commission. Al earned his Bachelor's degree in Public Administration and Political Science from Trenton State College in 1982, and served in the U.S. Navy for three years.
Eileen Kean, Esq.
732-804-4159Eileen Kean joined Komjathy & Kean, LLC in 2010. As a government affairs attorney, Eileen specializes in lobbying and represents national companies and for-profit entities in Trenton, NJ.
After completing her Bachelors of Arts majoring in History and Education at Rutgers College, New Jersey, Eileen began her career as a public high school American History Teacher at Shore Regional High School, West Long Branch, New Jersey. While teaching she attended the evening division of Seton Hall School of Law, Newark, New Jersey. Upon graduation and admittance to the New Jersey Bar, Eileen joined Thomas Kean Associates and began her legal career specializing in government affairs. She served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Insurance Agents of New Jersey and is the past president of the Deal School Board of Education.
Eileen moved to Washington, DC and continued her work with the Insurance industry and represented additional clients in the pharmaceutical, labor, and non- profit sector. She has an excellent relationship with the New Jersey Congressional Delegation and served as Federal Director of Government Affairs for the University of Phoenix before returning to New Jersey. She also worked as the Director of Government Affairs for the Medical Society of New Jersey before her current position.
Eileen is a Commissioner of the Monmouth County Board of Elections; appointed by Governor Christie and reappointed by Governor Murphy. She is an active volunteer in several non-profits in Monmouth County including the Museum of the Church of the Seven United States Presidents, Long Branch, NJ. Governor Murphy appointed her to serve on the NJ State Board of Pharmacy. She also serves as a trustee to the Drumthwacket Foundation, the historic home of all NJ Governors. She participates and attends meetings with national organizations including the Governors Associations and the National Conference of State Legislators.
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