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Caldwell, N.J.,- August 27, 2013 – Caldwell University has welcomed two new members to its board of trustees, aid Marilyn Bastardi, president of the board.

Bastardi announced that A. Michael Candido, president of the mechanical contracting firm J. Moore and Co. in Livingston, N.J., and William Deeter of DEETERUSA, a full-service marketing and communications agency headquartered in Bucks County P.A., have been appointed to the board for three year terms.

“We look forward to working with Mr. Candido and Mr. Deeter and benefitting from their experiences as we share the vision of enhancing education for our students at our wonderful college,” Bastardi said.

Caldwell University welcomed its largest freshmen class ever this fall semester. The college will celebrate its 75th anniversary this academic year and is currently pursuing university status.

About A. Michael Candido

Michael Candido portrait

Candido a resident of Essex Fells, NJ, has been with the mechanical contracting firm of J. Moore and Co. since he was in college. He worked his way up the ranks while learning numerous aspects of the business in office and field management. He has held a number of leadership positions with the Mechanical Contractors Association of New Jersey including president, vice president, and treasurer. He is chairman of the Notre Dame Church, North Caldwell building and grounds and finance committees and is vice chairman of the Essex Fells zoning board of adjustment. He currently serves as chairman of the St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center Foundation.

About William R. Deeter 

William R. Deeter portrait

William R. Deeter is the CEO of DEETERUSA, a full-service marketing and communications agency headquartered in Bucks County Pennsylvania, with a satellite office near Denver, Colorado. Earlier in his career, he was the director of public affairs at M&M/MARS. His more than 40 years in marketing and communications includes technical writing and editing in the aerospace industry, radio and television producing, issues management, and brand marketing. He served as a board of trustee member for the USA Boxing Foundation for 20 years, retiring in 2011.