Preferred Behavioral Health Group Named “Outstanding Employer” by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association

October 2019. Bridgewater.

The New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) presented Preferred Behavioral Health Group (PBHG) with the Outstanding Employer Award at its recent Awards of Excellence Reception held in Bridgewater. PBHG was cited for its innovative and comprehensive initiatives for its staff of over 400.

The award was presented by NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka and accepted by PBHG CEO Mary Pat Angelini.

In its presentation, PBHG was cited for its robust internship program which enables undergraduate and graduate level students the opportunity to gain the skills and experience required for their degrees, while also fortifying a recruitment pool for future positions. In addition, the organization has begun the process of becoming a Trauma-Informed Care organization which benefits both the employees and the clients served by better understanding the effects of trauma on an individual.

Preferred Behavioral Health Group also has a wide array of employee benefits which provide recognition and promote retention.


Mary Pat Angelini, left, accepts the Outstanding Employer Award from NJBIA’s Michele Siekerka.