Business:Mendez Travel Agency, 263 Central Ave, JCGilbert has run a successful neighborhood business for 40+ years. Mendez Agency has been an institution on Central Avenue since 1975. Working alongside other business and commercial property owners, Gill was a founding member of the first S.I.D. in Jersey City. After a brief pause, he returned to the board of trustees in 2007 to serve as Vice President South.