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Matrix Executive Honored As 2022 Notable Hispanic Leader
Olga Abinader recognized by Crain’s New York Business with prestigious award.

Florham Park, NJ – Olga Abinader, Director of Environmental Review and Land Use Planning, (Matrix) was selected by Crain’s New York Business as a 2022 Notable Hispanic Leader. 

Crain’s New York Business has featured numerous leaders of companies for their outstanding work and achievement. 2022 Notable Hispanic Leaders provides a glimpse of a diverse workplace where Hispanic individuals are shaping companies and institutions in the New York/New Jersey area. Awardees were judged by their accomplishments in their fields, their ability to effect change, and their efforts to advance equality in the workplace and elsewhere.

According to Jayne Warne PE, President, (Matrix) “We are so proud Olga received this prestigious recognition from Crain’s New York. Her presence has broadened the company’s continuous efforts to bring diversity to the workplace for inclusion and representation.”

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About Crain’s New York Business
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About Olga Abinader
Born in the Dominican Republic, Abinader emigrated with her family to Salem, Massachusetts in the early 1990s.  Her family maintained strong connections to their Caribbean heritage by speaking only Spanish at home. As a fully bilingual English and Spanish speaker, Abinader translated for family and friends who had limited English skills. In 1999, Abinader assumed a leadership role in the “La Union Latina” organization, established in 1987 at Salem High School to celebrate Latin-American culture and traditions.  In 2007, Hispanic Business Inc. recognized Abinader as a Winner’s Circle Scholar at the Hispanic Business’ annual Woman of the Year Awards event.
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