About Steve

Steve's Resume

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  • Lifelong Belleville resident (Third generation)

  • Graduate of Belleville High School (BHS '72)

  • Parents Frank ('34) and Helen ('38) both graduated Belleville High School

  • Belleville Taxpayer for over 30 years

  • Bought first and second home in Belleville

  • Married over 35 years to Susan Rovell (Antolini) Principal / Teacher (BHS Graduate)

  • Sons James (BHS '06)  and Steven (BHS '09) 4th generation residents.

  • Family dedicated to serving the community for over 100 years

  • Graduate of Rutgers University School of Engineering (BSME) and Stevens Institute of Technology (MSM)

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Certified Government CIO, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill




  • Deputy Mayor (2 terms) current Council Member 2nd Ward Belleville (5 Terms)

  • President Belleville Foundation (www.bellevillefoundation.org)

  • Past President Bellwood Civic Association

  • Secretary and Commissioner Suburban Metro Joint Insurance Fund (15 years)

  • Past President Belleville UNICO "Service above Self"

  • Belleville Recreation Department: Coach of the Year 2003

  • Belleville Baseball Commission: Coach and Board Member (1996-2004)

  • Life Long Member of Holy Family Church

  • Belleville Recreation and Cultural Affairs Advisory Council

  • Middle State Accreditation Committee Belleville High School



  • Green Team (Founding Member)

  • Past Chairman of the Technology Committee

  • Past Chairman of the Human Resource Committee

  • Past Chairman of the Stadium Committee

  • Past Member of the Recreation Committee

  • Chairman of the Recycling Committee

  • Solid Waste Advisory Council (Member)

  • Second River Joint meeting (Past Member)



  • Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

  • Master of Science in Management, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ



  • Project Management Institute: PMP (Project Management Professional), PMI Member

  • Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO), UNC Chapel Hill

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate, Villanova

  • Operational Security Level II PM / Officer

  • Versata Software Development: Certified Developer/ Certified Trainer

  • Langevin: Certified Curriculum Designer




Management: Managed portfolios of technology projects for communications, software and hardware systems. Managed all critical business functions; engineering, HR, accounting, development, risk management, portfolio management, program management, project management,  sales and service. 

Technical and Communications Experience: Computer Hardware, Software, Advanced Manufacturing, Business Intelligence (BI), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Operational Intelligence (OI) Enterprise Information Management (EIM), networking, 2 way radio UHF, VHF, 800MHZ, cellular, terrestrial and extraterrestrial microwave, networking, audio, video and security systems.

Contracting: Involved in portfolio, programs and projects from specification to bidding through final acceptance. Involved in the management, negotiation and administration of contracts totaling over $2 billion dollars.





  • Stellar Services, New York, NY (contractor to the DoD)

    • Director of Operations / Senior Project Manager (US Army,  PM CAS, PM CCS, CCDC AC and PM SL)

  • Huntington Learning Corp. Oradell, NJ

    • Senior Analyst / Project Manager

  • Performance Software, Inc., East Hanover, NJ

    • Director of Technology, Director of Training and Organizational Development, Business Development Manager

  • Motorola C & E, Inc , Schaumburg, IL

    • Service Manager, Project Manager, Account Executive

  • AJ Rovell Associates LLC,   Belleville & Andover, NJ

    • Managing Partner



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