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R&J Group President John Lonsdorf was recently recognized by William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey for his outstanding business accomplishments and community service.

Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 2, 2003 -

– John P. Lonsdorf, president of the R&J Group, one of New Jersey’s leading advertising, public relations and e-business agencies, was recently honored by the William Paterson University Alumni Association with their 2003 “Distinguished Alumni Award.” Lonsdorf was presented with the award in recognition of his accomplishments in business, professional development and community service.

A 1979 graduate of the university with a B. A. in Communications, Lonsdorf was one of five recipients honored, representing the universityÂ’s College of Arts and Communication. Lonsdorf founded R&J in 1986, and is recognized as a leader within New JerseyÂ’s advertising and public relations circles. He was a founding director of the New Jersey Association of Advertising Agencies, and is an active member of the New Jersey Advertising Club, the Public Relations Society of America, and the New Jersey Communications, Advertising and Marketing Association.

Active in his community, Lonsdorf serves on the board of trustees of Integrity, Inc., a residential substance abuse treatment community, and is the secretary/treasurer of the Integrity Foundation. He is also a member of the board of trustees of the William Paterson Foundation, and coaches youth soccer, basketball and softball in his hometown of Bridgewater, New Jersey.

“It is certainly a great honor to be recognized by oneÂ’s university, and I am especially gratified to be mentioned in the same company as business and community leaders from Hewlett-Packard, Pepsi, Hackensack University Medical Center and Homes for the Homeless, who also received Distinguished Alumni Awards,” said Lonsdorf.  

About R&J Group

R&J is a leading brand-building agency specializing in consumer electronics and healthcare. The agencyÂ’s experience with well-established companies and brands allows them to develop creative solutions for building brand equity and market share for a broad range of regional, national and international clients. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, R&J provides complete advertising, marketing, design, media, e? business and public relations services.

For more information on R&J, call (973) 331-1070 or visit www. randjgroup. com