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2020 Premier Business Women Award Winners (no photos)

MEET THE 2020-2021 PREMIER BUSINESS WOMEN AWARD WINNERS

TRAILBLAZER OF THE YEAR

Michele Dean

President/CEO
Suffolk Federal Credit Union
EXCELLENCE IN HEALTHCARE

Eileen Mahler,
PhD, RN, NE-BC

Director of Nursing Education: Professional Development, Practice and Research
Mount Sinai South Nassau
EXCELLENCE IN HEALTHCARE

Kerri Anne
Scanlon, RN

Executive
Director
Glen Cove Hospital
EXCELLENCE IN REAL ESTATE

Deirdre
O’Connell

CEO
Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty
ACCOUNTING

Diana Hopkins

Director, Valuation & Business Analytics
BDO USA, LLP
ACCOUNTING

Hayley Mayer, EA

Principal
Client Account Services
Prager Metis CPAs
ACCOUNTING

Lisa Rispoli,
CPA, AEP

Partner, Trust & Estate Services Leader
Grassi Advisors & Accountants
ACCOUNTING

Mary Santoli

Director of Small
Business Services
Prager Metis CPAs
EDUCATION

Meredith H. Celentano

Assistant Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs
Hofstra University
EDUCATION

Linda Howard-Weissman

Assistant Dean for Institutional Advancement
Touro Law Center
EDUCATION

Elaine L. Smith, EdD, MS, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF

Dean, College of Nursing and Public Health
Adelphi University
EDUCATION

Joanne
O’Brien

Dean of the School of Education and Human Services
Molloy College
ENERGY & TRANSPORTATION

Peggy
Keane

Managing Director and Vice President  Construction and Operations
PSEG Long Island
ENGINEERING

Janice Jijina,
P.E., AICP, CEP, LEED AP

Partner of Planning and Environmental Analysis
Cameron Engineering
FINANCE & BANKING

Cara Cunha

Senior Mortgage Loan Officer
PNC Bank
FINANCE & BANKING

Melissa Curtis

Sales Manager/Senior Loan Originator
Contour Mortgage
FINANCE & BANKING

Diane Johnston

Vice President
Bernstein Private Wealth Management
FINANCE & BANKING

Marie Taylor, CRPC, AAMS

Financial Advisor
Edward Jones
FINANCE & BANKING

Michelle Moreira-Jodice

Vice President/Branch Manager
The First National Bank of Long Island
FINANCE & BANKING

Theresa Potter

Director of Franchise Partnerships
Lendio
GOVERNMENT

Eve Lupenko Ferrante, MD

Councilwoman
City of Glen Cove
Cosmetic Dermatologist
Greenberg Cosmetic Surgery
HEALTHCARE & WELLNESS

Tracey Rosenberg, DDS, MD

Oral Surgeon
Plainview Massapequa
Levittown Oral and
Implant Surgery
HEALTHCARE & WELLNESS

Yelda Nouri, MD

Board-Certified Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
New York Cancer &
Blood Specialists
INSURANCE

Melissa A. Matassa

Agency Owner
GEICO Local Office Lynbrook
LEGAL

Lisa E. Boglione

Founder, President and CEO
Accu-Serve Process Service, LTD & Publications Elite Company, Inc.
LEGAL

Elaine M. Colavito

Partner
Sahn Ward Coschignano PLLC
LEGAL

Charo Ezdrin, Esq.

Senior Partner
Ezdrin & Woods,
PC
LEGAL

Jacqueline Harounian, Esq.

Partner
Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C.
LEGAL

Catherine Z.
O’Brien

Of Counsel
Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.
LEGAL

Constantina
Papageorgiou, Esq.

Partner
Vishnick McGovern Milizio LLP
LEGAL

Felicia
Pasculli, Esq.

Partner
Futterman, Lanza & Pasculli, LLP
LEGAL

Megan C. Ryan, Esq.

General Counsel Chief Compliance, Privacy & Ethics Officer,
Executive Vice President
NuHealth/ Nassau University Medical Center
MARKETING & PR

Donna DeVita

CEO
ESQuire Brand Managemen
MARKETING & PR

Nina McCann

Director of Marketing
NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)
MARKETING & PR

Jillian Weston

Founder
Jillian’s Circus
MEDIA & JOURNALISM

Kimberly Rae Miller

President and Founder
KRM Editorial, Inc.
NOT-FOR-PROFIT

Geri Barish

Executive Director
Hewlett House, 1 in 9
NOT-FOR-PROFIT

Randell Marie Bynum

CEO
Girl Scouts of
Nassau County
NOT-FOR-PROFIT

Lisa Cohn

President
Living Water for
Women
NOT-FOR-PROFIT

Kristine Kossegi Lehn

Chief Network Officer
Long Island Cares, Inc. – The Harry Chapin Food Bank
NOT-FOR-PROFIT

Gwen O’Shea

President and CEO
Community Development Corporation of Long Island
NOT-FOR-PROFIT

Amy Zaslansky

Founder and CEO
The Book
Fairies
REAL ESTATE

Catalina Guttilla

Licensed Real Estate Broker /Owner
Real Estate Homes
RETAIL & SALES

Glenda Hills

CEO
Millenium Sistahs
TECHNOLOGY & SECURITY

Clorinda Antonucci

VP of Security and Private Investigations
Corporate Loss Prevention Associates
TECHNOLOGY & SECURITY

Vidya Ramsammy

President
Corporate Loss Prevention Associates
UNDER 30

Arianna Georgiadis

Human Resources Supervisor
Grassi Advisors & Accountants

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