We have a special role as models for the next generation of women business owners and professionals, to continue to pave the way for them to become leaders in their industries and fulfill their true potential, both professionally and philanthropically.
Little Falls, NJ (PRWEB) March 01, 2016
Judith Schumacher-Tilton is highly regarded as a successful businesswoman who has built one of the largest volume Chevrolet dealerships in New Jersey as well as for the many contributions she has made to lift up the lives of others.
Her accomplishments were recently recognized across the Hudson River when she was honored as a 2016 Woman of Influence by the New York Business Journal and Bizwomen, at the second annual Women of Influence luncheon on January 20 at the Harvard Club in New York City. The event honored 79 women leaders throughout the New York metropolitan area, with successful business careers and proven track records of paying it forward in the community through philanthropy and mentoring. The honorees came from the business, technology, science and nonprofit sectors.
Schumacher-Tilton has been recognized on numerous occasions for her extensive mentoring activities and charitable endeavors in northern New Jersey.
“It is so important for all business leaders to give back to their communities and support others,” said Schumacher-Tilton. “As women, we also have a special role as models for the next generation of women business owners and professionals, to continue to pave the way for them to become leaders in their industries and fulfill their true potential, both professionally and philanthropically.”
The Women of Influence honor is part of a national effort by American City Business Journals to identify and celebrate women business leaders and to foster business environments that will create even more successful women in the future. It also includes the recent creation of Bizwomen, a national news site covering women in business. The program included a panel discussion on issues that relate to women in business that was moderated by Mary Johnson, editor of Bizwomen.com.
Judith Schumacher-Tilton is a second generation automotive dealership owner and one of just a few females in the industry – being recognized on various occasions for her community outreach.
She was honored by Ally Auto as a 2013 Ally Dealer Hero in recognition of her founding, with son Stephen Tilton Jr., of Give the Kids Hope Foundation, Inc., which supports recreational and educational programs for underprivileged children in northern New Jersey. Her dealerships have won the Genuine Leader Award from GM, the Spirit of Leadership Award from the Women’s Automotive Association and she was presented with GM's Women's Retail Network Performance Award in 2009 and 2011 (northeast region). She is the recipient of the Women’s Choice Award by Women Certified in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015; her dealerships have received this award for their outstanding female friendly customer experience, an honor that has only been given to a limited number of dealerships in the nation.
She was nominated as 2012 TIME Dealer of the Year— becoming New Jersey's first-ever female to compete for this very prestigious award. In recognition of her dealerships' performance and her extensive community service, she went on to win the title of Northeast Regional TIME Dealer of the Year and was among the four finalists for the national title which was published in TIME Magazine.
For more information about the Schumacher Chevrolet Auto Group, visit http://www.schumacherchevrolet.com.
About Schumacher Chevrolet Auto Group
Schumacher Chevrolet Auto Group is the parent company of three Chevrolet dealerships in Clifton, Little Falls and Denville, N.J. and.is the largest volume Chevrolet dealership in the state. At the helm of Schumacher Chevrolet Auto Group are President and Dealer Principal Judith Schumacher-Tilton and her son, CFO Stephen Tilton, Jr. Their charitable organization, Give the Kids Hope Foundation, Inc., (http://GiveTheKidsHope.org) is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping underprivileged children in northern New Jersey.
About New York Business Journal Women of Influence
New York Business Journal is part of American City Business Journals, the largest company in the country devoted to the reporting of local business news. American City metropolitan business newspapers reach 4 million readers each week with exclusive, in-depth coverage of their business communities. American City is a unit of Advance Publications Inc.