Please welcome the 2021 RBBA Board of Directors. We look forward to a year of great progress and results!
Sagar Shah – President
Sagar lives in Red Bank, NJ with his wife, Henna who is a Dermatology Nurse Practitioner. He is the owner of Shah Financial which is a leading wealth management firm delivering holistic planning, investment and insurance services tailored to families, business owners and physicians. Sagar went to Ranney School for high school and earned his B.S. degree in Finance and double minor in Legal Studies and Psychology from Bryant University. He is a founding father of the Lambda Eta Chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity. Sagar and Henna enjoy spending time with their friends and family, travel, food and sports. When asked what is one word that describes him, Sagar said, “catalyst”. He believes he encourages people to react positively in all manners of life – living, enjoying and planning at a usually faster rate than otherwise possible! His goal as president of RBBA is to create a vibe in Red bank that it’s truly the town where good people can come together enjoy the restaurant scene, boutique shops and create lasting memories simply sitting at the parks. He is here to serve our community for what it deserves and support our businesses to what they can become!
Wendy Jones – Vice President
Wendy is a long time Red Bank business owner. A Time To Kiln has been a staple in Red Bank since 1998. She volunteers her time with many charities and serves on several boards including a previous RBBA board. She enjoys travel and hates writing about herself.
Louis Andrianos – Treasurer
Owner operator of Neapoli Italian Kitchen resident of Monmouth County.
Growth, fitness, family, foodie, soccer, travel and fun mindset.
Deborah Eisenstein – Secretary
Debbie has Red Bank retail in her blood. Her mother Adrienne Straus owned a women’s clothing store called Junior Bazaar for 34 years. Plus, Debbie’s grandfather on her father’s side owned a general store for more than 45 years called Straus Company. Debbie advocates for Small Business in her unique shop, the Red Bank Artisan Collective housing over 40 artists. Debbie serves as a Co-Chair for Residential Life for HABcore who helps to house and feed families in Monmouth and Ocean County.
Kelly Shepherd: Kelly Sheppard, a native New Yorker, moved to Red Bank after spending most of the 2000s in Charleston SC where she opened her 1st Pilates studio. After missing the northern vibes, she was introduced to Red Bank by a friend and instantly fell in love. She has called Red Bank home for over a decade now. Kelly opened Eastside Bodyworks Pilates & Stretch studio on Broad St a few years back.