Foundation Special Events


Gala 2015

From left to right:  The Suffolk Community College Foundation Chairman Ed Boughal and Executive Director Dr. Sylvia A. Diaz

stand with Honorees:  Mr. David L. Calone, Founder, Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund, LP,

Mr. Gregory S. Garritano, CPA, CFO ’77, Founder, G.S. Garritano & Associates, CPAs, CFOs and CFO of the Lauro Group,

Hon. John C. Cochrane, Sr., Vice President, The First National Bank of Long Island,

Mr. Bill Brown, Executive Vice President, U.S. Head of Network, HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

with Dr. Shaun L. McKay, President of Suffolk County Community College.

We gratefully acknowledge our

Salute to Excellence Gala Financial Leaders Making A Difference

Sponsors, Contributors and Gala Committee Members


Gold Sponsors


Giuseppe A. Nigro Lodge #2234, Order Sons of Italy in America



Silver Sponsors

EM & EM Industrial Chimney

Empire Industrial Manufacturing

Faculty Association Suffolk Community College


Suffolk Community College Guild of Administrative Officers


Bronze Sponsors

G.S. Garritano & Associates

Hofstra University

The Lauro Group


Local 1102 RWDSU • UFCW

Local 338 RWDSU UFCW

The Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

The Macchio Family

PC Consulting Management Corp.

Statewide Roofing

Walsdorf Insurance Agency, Inc.



Gregory Atherton  Dr. Dorothy Laffin
 Mr. Gene Bernstein, Northville Industries  Thomas Lohmann
 Mr. Bill Bondy of Sir Speedy Printing  Maserati of Long Island
 Walter Conlon  Ms. Jo Ann Messina
 Francine Connors  Mr. Kevin Rooney, Oil Heat Institute of L.I.
 Mary Ann DeCostanzo  Mr. Michael Russo
 Charles E. Entenmann  Mr. and Mrs. Michael Browne, Suffolk Plumbing
Sara Gorton          and Heating
 Ann Maureen Haag  Christina Vargas
Dr. John Jerome Mr. Norman West



2015 Salute to Excellence Gala Committee


 Lisa Behnke Debi Hudson
 Drew Biondo John Lombardo
 Nick Bosco  Richard Macy
 Edward Boughal Victoria Pendzick
 Bill Brown Kevin Peterman
 David Calone Louis Petrizzo
 Steven Clark Jill Saltarelli
Hon. John C. Cochrane, Sr. Gayle Sheridan
Neftalie Collazo Sean Tvelia
Gregory S. Garritano Carol Wickliffe-Campbell
Nancy Gerli Charlie Wittreich
Beverly Graves Joan Wozniak



Sponsorships and Contributions listed as of 5/12/15

Suffolk Community College Foundation
“Financial Leaders Making A Difference”
Salute to Excellence Gala

7:00 pm–8:00 pm Cocktail Reception
8:00 pm–10:00 pm Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Hilton Long Island-Huntington
598 Broad Hollow Rd, Melville, NY 11747

For more information please call the Foundation Office at 631-451-4458 • Or visit


Save the Date

32nd Annual Golf Classic

Monday, August 24, 2015

The Hamlet Golf and Country Club

One Clubhouse Drive, Commack, NY


SCC Foundation, The Cottage, 533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784-2899