July 05, 2018 | Press Release.pdf
Community Options Enterprises Appoints New Trustee
PRINCETON, NJ – Community Options Enterprises is pleased to announce the appointment of Reginald Jenkins, Jr., Esq. as the new Trustee for the Board of Directors. Community Options Enterprises, a subsidiary of Community Options, develops and operates entrepreneurial businesses that successfully integrate people with disabilities into the workforce. Community Options, Inc. provides comprehensive housing and employment programs for people with disabilities.
As a Partner at Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Cappelli, Mr. Jenkins represents both public and corporate clients in all aspects of real estate, land use and zoning, property acquisitions, sales and leasing. He is also experienced in employment, real estate, and commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Jenkins previously served as an attorney for Price, Meese, Shulman & D’Arminio, P.C.
“Reginald has years of experience working with municipalities and state agencies in both for-profit and nonprofit areas,” said Philip Lian, Chairman of the Board for Community Options Enterprises, Inc. “He will be an outstanding addition to our board.”
Mr. Jenkins commented that he is honored to serve as a Trustee and support “the mission of an incredibly worthy organization.”
In addition to his legal work, Mr. Jenkins is an active leader and volunteer in the community. For the past few years, Mr. Jenkins has served as a board member for Independence: A Family of Services, a nonprofit that serves at-risk youth and their families across Essex County, New Jersey. He was recently elected to join the board and Real Estate Committee for the Urban League of Essex County, a nonprofit that assists low-income individuals in becoming self-sufficient. Mr. Jenkins received his B.A. from Wesleyan University and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
About Community Options, Inc.:
For over 30 years, Community Options has developed housing and employment programs for people with disabilities – serving thousands of people through over 40 offices across 11 states. Community Options provides advocacy assistance to empower people with disabilities because all people – regardless of ability level – should live and work in the community with dignity, choice and self-determination. For more information please visit our website: www.comop.org and to follow along with the ComOpCares campaign, search #ComOpCares on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.