NJBIZ Honors CEO an employee benefits expert as one of New Jersey’s Best 50 Women in Business


Aida Visakay

Aida Visakay, CEO of AxisPointe, an Employee Benefits Advisory Firm has been named one of New Jersey’s 2013 Best 50 Women in Business.

The Best 50 Women in Business Awards program honors New Jersey’s most dynamic women in business that have been making headlines in their field. To qualify, a nominee had to meet selection criteria that included living or working in New Jersey and holding significant authority for decision making in a for-profit company.

An independent panel of judges selected the top 50 winners based on their dedication to business growth, professional and personal accomplishments, community involvement, and advocacy for women.

“We are truly fortunate to have the opportunity to recognize this outstanding group of women.” said Thomas Curtin, publisher of NJBIZ. “As business and community leaders, they are constantly redefining success within and outside the business arena. On behalf of NJBIZ, we would like to thank and congratulate these fifty outstanding women for their dedication to New Jersey’s future.”

NJBIZ and the program sponsors honored this year’s winners during an awards ceremony on Thursday, March 21  at The Palace at Somerset in Somerset.

Aida Visakay, CEO of AxisPointe, brings sincere passion to her work. Her extensive knowledge and forward thinking allows her to manage and implement employee benefit plans for both the private and public sector that bring employers the greatest return on their investment. AxisPointe, as a member of United Benefits Advisors, brings a wide variety of proprietary tools and services, including access to the largest Benchmarking Analysis, Employment Law and ERISA attorneys, HIPAA compliance tools, Health & Wellness Initiatives, and proprietary Internet and Human Resources technology. Aida works with her clients to analyze benefit needs, prioritize goals and provide technology tools that will streamline costs and improve overall benefit packages. Ms. Visakay was a contributor to the February 2013 issue of Employee Benefit Advisor magazine with her comments on employee assistance programs. Her summary of the sweeping changes that occurred in 2010 with the passage of the Health Care Reform (PPACA) was published in Ezine Articles. Ms. Visakay provides webinars, seminars and does public speaking on Health Care Reform, helping employers understand their financial impact come 2014 when most of the sweeping changes occur.

Ms. Visakay offers internships to high school and college women, continuing her commitment to expand diversity and advance women in the workplace. Through this program she has helped women on their path to establishing a career.

Ms. Visakay, a graduate of Leadership Morris 2009, is an active member of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce where she participates in Government Affairs and serves on the steering committee for Women in Business. A longtime supporter of charitable and service organizations, Ms. Visakay serves on the Board of Directors for Literacy of Morris County.

AxisPointe is located at 2001 Route 46, Parsippany.