It’s common knowledge that running any business is hard work. Somehow, there are actually business owners who contribute to their communities on top of providing important goods and/or services through their companies. That’s hard work on top of hard work!
In 1994 the Louis R. Miller Leadership Awards were created in order to celebrate those extraordinary individuals giving back to Staten Island. Initially run by the Business Education Development Council (BEDC), the Miller Awards have since been given out through the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce.
For 2022, 7 awards are being given out to local leaders for their accomplishments, and highlight them as role models for others.
This year’s honorees are:
- John Amodio, SCORE Staten Island
- Linda Baran, The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce
- Carol Bullock, The Pride Center of Staten Island
- Billy Hanson, Reliable Office Solutions
- Ettore Mazzei, Chez Vous Caterers
- Jeanine and John Tardy, JVN Restoration Inc.
- Rob Fitzsimmons, Jr. and Laura Fitzsimmons Volsario, Gateway Arms Realty
The awards are being held on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at LiGreci’s Staaten (697 Forest Avenue. Staten Island, NY 10310) from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST.
Chris is a communications professional with a passion for pop culture, media, and all things creative. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications with a specialization in Media Studies and has experience in running a pop-culture website, freelance writing, coaching, and speaking engagements. He has worked behind the scenes on music albums and co-founded a boutique web design and marketing firm. He is also an amateur photographer and musician. He is always looking for the next exciting project to dive into.