|Name||Stephen G. Brozak|
|Address||125 Elm Street |
Westfield, New Jersey , United States
|| 00, 1961
Apr 23, 2004 07:14pm
Caucasian - Slovak - Moderate - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro-Choice - U.S. Marine Corps - Straight -
|Info||A businessman and Marine Corps veteran, Steve Brozak is running for Congress to put his experience to work by bringing high paying jobs back to New Jersey. |
He believes in fiscal responsibility, and will fight to get spending under control and balance the budget. Steve's experience as a Marine has prepared him to be a leader on the foreign policy challenges and national security needs facing our country in the post-9/11 world. As your Congressman, Steve will fight to protect the long-term stability of Social Security and Medicare, and to deliver real prescription drug relief for New Jersey seniors.
Born in New York City in 1961, Steve was raised throughout the tri-state area. After high school Steve put himself through college working in the restaurant industry, earning his BA in East Asian Studies from Columbia University in 1982. In 1994 Steve received his MBA from Columbia's Executive Program. Steve was commissioned into the Marine Corps after college, where he served until 1985. Steve worked for several Wall Street firms including Salomon Brothers, Dean Witter, Cowen & Company, Alex, and Brown & Sons, before co-founding the firm of Westfield Bakerink Brozak LLC, an investment bank specializing in biotechnology, medical devices and healthcare research.
Stephen Brozak has the following achievements:
Lieutenant Colonel-United States Marine Corps- 1982-2004
Spokesperson/Media Director- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Department of Defense for Reserve Affairs, Arlington, VA
Officer in Chargeľ Mobilization Training Unit NY-17 responsible area of operations NYC (included during 9/11 attack)
Previous assignments include: 2000 NATO ops in Bosnia; 1999-1996 US Mission to United Nations Headquarters; 1996 PA ops at Aviano Airbase, Italy; 1995 UN Mission in Haiti; 1993 Armed Forces Inaugural; 1989-1982 Infantry operations from Platoon Commander to Company Commander.
Navy Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal; Joint Service Achievement Medal; Navy Achievement Medal; Joint Meritorious Unit Award with oak leaf; Navy Meritorious Unit
Commendation; National Defense Service Medal with star; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal; Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon; Navy & Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon; Armed Forces Reserve Medal with hourglass and numeral 2; United Nations Haiti Medal; NATO service medal, Joint Chiefs Badge; and Expert rifle/pistol.
Steve remained in the Marine Reserves while working for the financial industry in the biotech sector, and continues his work as an advocate in the field of stem cell research. Prior to his release from active duty in the Reserves in November 2003, Steve served in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. He is scheduled to retire from the Marine Corps on May 1, 2004. Steve has two daughters and lives with his wife, Linda, in Westfield, New Jersey.