May 11, 2023 – The Kiely Family of Companies receives the Economic Development Award for The Monmouth-Ocean Development Council’s (MODC’s) 58th Annual Silver Gull Awards Ceremony on March 11, 2023 at the Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club.
The Monmouth-Ocean Development Council’s (MODC’s) 58th Annual Silver Gull Awards ceremony presents awards to community partners under the categories of community service, economic development, tourism achievement, and government leadership, while also providing a President’s Award to an individual who has made a great impact in Monmouth or Ocean County.
First time recipients of the Economic Development Award, the Kiely Family of Companies was presented an award that recognizes an individual, organization, or corporate entity who make an exceptional contribution to the business community’s growth and/or development in the bi-county area.
From providing career development opportunities, training, apprenticeship, and intern programs for all field and office team members to delivering high-quality products and services to customers on time, on budget, and on expectation, KIELY has grown to serve its customers in Monmouth and Ocean County, offering extensive resources, strict compliance, and innovative solutions, while expanding the quality of life for team members and the communities they serve.
In attendance to receive the award were team members from the Kiely Family of Companies, including Michael Elward Esq., Jessica Burrell, Steven Pauls, Peter Brindley, Robert Patterson III, Briana Szem, James M. Pagano, John M. Kiely, Kevin Gorr, and Robert Raczkiewicz.
Chief Executive Officer, John M. Kiely, speaks on receiving the honor:
“Creating initiatives, completing projects, and providing careers that help keep our communities strong has been a key value of the Kiely Family of Companies since our founding in 1952. We are honored to receive such great recognition alongside other strong members of our community, and we look forward to serving our communities further in the future.”