Alan Chadrjian | About
Most recently, Alan Chadrjian served as Business Administrator and Board Secretary for Cedar Grove Public Schools in New Jersey, where he initiated streamlined technological measures and directly supervised five employees. For the district, which serves more than 1,500 students and carries a budget of $25 million, Chadrjian also maintained responsibility for accounts payable functions and purchasing orders, and he oversaw business concerns related to transportation, facilities, and food service. Since leaving the education sector, Alan Chadrjian has secured designation as a Universal Life Church Minister, and he continues to officiate ceremonies in New York and New Jersey.
Alan Chadrjian embarked on his career after completing his undergraduate education at Bucknell University, where he studied business administration. He joined Midlantic National Bank in 1978, and he worked his way up to Branch Manager and Assistant Vice President. He then spent nearly a decade as First DeWitt Bank’s Senior Commercial Loan Officer and Vice President before transitioning to Sovereign Bank, where he oversaw a commercial portfolio that consisted of more than 100 borrowers.
Alan Chadrjian switched his focus to the school systems in 1998, when he joined East Orange Public Schools. After providing accounting work for the construction of a high school, he became Assistant Board Secretary and Assistant Business Administrator for Clifton Public Schools. Eventually, he parlayed this and other experience into his role with Cedar Grove Public Schools, where he remained from 2003 to 2010.
In addition to his Bachelor’s degree, Alan Chadrjian completed an MBA at Fairleigh Dickinson University. A member of the Association of School Business Officials International, he has served as a Cedar Grove Ambulance & Rescue Squad volunteer for 29 years.