RBA Pinnacle Award 2018

5/3/18: At the Rockland Business Association’s Annual Recognition Award, we honored the many Rockland business leaders as well as our own Michael Shilale, receiving the coveted Pinnacle Awards. This was a great night to celebrate the present and future efforts of the many businesses in Rockland. The winners of each award are as follows:

Pinnacle Award for Service to the RBA: Michael Shilale of Michael Shilale Architects, presented by Donald Kennedy of Orange and Rockland Utilities.

Watch MSA’s Pinnacle Award highlight video, featuring Michael Shilale and RBA President/CEO, Al Samuels.

The Chairman’s Pinnacle Award for Overall Business Excellence: Art Wagner and Alan Elkin of Active International, presented by Justin Schwartz of Atlantic Tomorrows Office.

Pinnacle Award for Advancing Tourism in Rockland County: Michael Bruno of Valley Rock Inn, presented by RBA President and CEO, Al Samuels.

Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in Business: Deirde Ryder of VITS International, presented by Debra Boening of Oak Beverages and RBA Chair.

Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Non-Profit Organization: Brooke Malloy, Executive Director of Rockland PRIDE Center, presented by Paul Adler of Rand Commercial.

Pinnacle Award for Corporate Citizenship: Bassie Friedman of Marquis Home Care, presented by Mike Palermo of M&T Bank.

We would like to congratulate all the winners of this amazing award and thank them for their hard work and efforts in making Rockland County an even more cultured, progressive, and vibrant area.

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Photo credit to the Rockland Business Association, Kathy Kahn & Rick Samuels