National Association of Professional Women Announces Mary Kupczyk, B.S., CFO of Star Candle, a 2015 Professional Woman of the Year

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Mary Kupczyk is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to welcome Mary into this exceptional group of professional women. Her outstanding work and continued pursuit of professional excellence illustrate her commitment to her chosen field.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Mary Kupczyk as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 775,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Mary into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her outstanding work as a Chief Financial Officer and her continued pursuit of professional excellence illustrate her commitment to her chosen field.”

As CFO of Star Candle Company, Mary Kupczyk utilizes a variety of skills. “My areas of expertise include all aspects of finance, including coordination with outside resources, specifically banks and accountants,” she said. “I also work in software conversions, customer service and financial statements.”

For over 75 years, Star Candle Company has held the distinction of operating one of the most productive supply chains in the United States candle making industry. “Today the company is ready to offer its unique capabilities as a fully integrated
candle manufacturer and marketer of branded, private label, specialty candle and air care products,” Ms. Kupczyk said. The company’s product offerings include everyday candles, religious candles, citronella candles and candles featuring Skittles, Starburst and Krispy Kreme scents.

Ms. Kupczyk earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Montclair State University. When not working, she is active in breast cancer researchrelated charities and maintains an interest in the area philharmonic.

Awards & Accomplishments: Bachelor of Science, Montclair State University, Accounting / Finance

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