Bridgette A. Hobart Janeczko, CPA, MS, CITP – President

Bridgette received her BS in Accounting from Nazareth College of Rochester and an MS in Accounting from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

Bridgette founded Paradigm Technology Consulting, LLC (PTC) in February 1999 and has more than thirty years of professional experience in accounting, tax and technology. Throughout her career, Bridgette has combined her knowledge of accounting, business processes and technology, as well as exposure to many industries, to benefit her clients.  Her diversified background has enabled her to fulfill a variety of business management and technology-related project roles.  Bridgette has drawn on this background to develop PTC’s implementation, development, application integration and training methodologies.  Bridgette has extensive product knowledge on a number of ERP systems, and today mainly focuses on solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics GP and select add-on products and Microsoft CRM.  Additionally, Bridgette is involved with the functional specifications of PTC developed products for GP ISV solutions, Paradigm Transportation Suite and Personal Allowance Manager (PAM) for Behavior Health Service Providers.  Her diversified background in business processes and applications, coupled with her technical knowledge of database structures, has been a great asset to client projects involving streamlining business processes and integrations between systems.

Bridgette has published two manuscripts for Strategic Finance focusing on the use of technology to streamline fixed asset management business processes, one of which was awarded the cover story.  Additionally, Bridgette was published as co-author of an article entitled “Measuring Corporate Performance in the World of Biotech” in New Jersey Life Science Tech magazine.

She is a member of the New Jersey Society of CPAs, American Institute of CPAs, and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).  Bridgette is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Strategic Finance Magazine, West Windsor Lions Club and Nazareth College of Rochester’s Board of Trustees.  In 2015 she was awarded the Nazareth School of Management Distinguished Alumni Award, West Windsor Lion of the Year and was honored with receiving the Lions International Melvin Jones Fellowship Award.

Bridgette is a member of US Masters Swimming, World Open Water Swimming Association, Marathon Swimmers Federation and Channel Swimming Association.  She is the Event Director for the Lake Hopatcong Open Water Swim Festival, a charity event raising funds for animal rescue groups & K9 Teams, and The Finger Lakes Sampler staged swim event, where the proceeds benefit the Nazareth Swim Team.  Bridgette focuses on marathon swimming and has participated in these events to raise awareness and funds for charities focusing on health & wellness, youth programs and animal rescue groups.    Bridgette has completed multiple marathon swims, including Around Key West, Tampa Bay, Ederle, Manhattan Island, Catalina Channel, Cape May NJ Circumnavigation, AZ SCAR Challenge, Rottnest Channel, English Channel, 120 mile 8 Bridges on the Hudson Staged Swim, and completed the length of all 9 swimmable NY Finger Lakes in the 2015 swim season. Upon completion of the English Channel on September 18, 2014, Bridgette became the 103rd person in the world to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming (Manhattan Island, Catalina Channel & English Channel).   Bridgette was awarded the 2015 World Open Water Swimming Association Women of the Year and the 2015 Marathon Swimmers Federation Overall Performance of the Year by a Woman.

Bridgette resides in Lake Hopatcong, NJ with her husband, Bob, and many rescue pets.  In addition to her career and marathon swimming, she enjoys speaking on her marathon swimming adventures and on how through visualization, positive thinking, learning from failure, team work, and embracing challenges you realize you can do just about anything for 30 minutes.