Past Gala Honorees

2001
John J. Gutleber '68, M.B.A. '70
Outstanding Alumnus

Douglas W. Kurz
Outstanding Long Island Executive

Dr. Carol Lindemann, Ph.D. '70
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

2002
John P. Finnerty, M.S. ’77, and Mrs. Carol Finnerty, M.A. ’76
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

Vincent A. Fusco
Outstanding Long Island Executive

Suzy Sonenberg, M.S.W. ’76, ’09 (Hon.)
Outstanding Alumna

2003
John R. Bransfield Jr., M.S. ’79
Outstanding Alumnus

Raymond A. Jansen
Outstanding Long Island Executive

The Honorable Claire Shulman ’46, ’90 (Hon.)
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

2004
Kirk Kordeleski
Outstanding Long Island Executive

Jerry Landsberg
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

The Honorable May W. Newburger ’64
Outstanding Alumna

2005
Russell Albanese
Outstanding Long Island Executive

Sharon G. Grosser ’83
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

Jean Marie Salvatico ’97
Outstanding Alumna

2006
Carol A. Ammon, M.B.A. ’79, ’10 (Hon.)
Outstanding Alumna

Robert B. Catell ’99 (Hon.)
Outstanding Long Island Executive

Vernon W. Hill
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

2007
Frank J. Bivona ’77
Outstanding Alumnus

Dorothy Herman
Outstanding Long Island Executive

Adele Klapper ’92, M.A. ’99
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

2008
S. Al Creft
Outstanding Long Island Executive

Thomas J. Donohue, M.B.A. ’65, ’98 (Hon.)
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

Noreen Harrington ’81
Outstanding Alumna

2009
Horace G. McDonell Jr. ’02 (Hon.)
Lifetime Service to Adelphi

Doreen Downs Miller, M.B.A ’86
Outstanding Alumna

JoAnn O'Hagen, M.S. ’82
Outstanding Long Island Executive

2010
Anthony J. Bonomo, J.D.
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

Robert A. Isaksen
Outstanding Long Island Executive

Christopher D. Saridakis ’90
Outstanding Alumnus

2011
Thomas D. Croci
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

Maria A. Grasso, M.B.A ’89
Outstanding Executive

John J. Phelan Jr. ’70, ’87 (Hon.)
Lifetime Service to Adelphi

Paul J. Salerno ’76
Outstanding Alumnus

Marjorie Weinberg-Berman, M.S. ’61
Lifetime Service to Adelphi

2012
Tina and Jeffrey Bolton ’61
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

Leon Pollack ’63
Lifetime Service to Adelphi

Patrick Smalley ’86
Outstanding Alumnus

2013
LeeAnn Black ’83
Outstanding Alumna

Mark W. Harris
Outstanding Executive

Eileen C. McDonnell, M.B.A. ’88
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

2014
Loretta V. Cangialosi ’80
Outstanding Alumna

Bernard E. Clair ’73
Outstanding Alumnus

Jeffrey R. Greene
Outstanding Executive

2015
Phyllis & Frank Angello ’77
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

Carmine J. Pizzo
Outstanding Long Island Executive

Esther Siegel ’69, M.S. ’72, Ed.D.
Outstanding Alumna

2016
Marian Conway, Ph.D. and New York Community Bank Foundation
Outstanding Service to Adelphi University

Vincent C. Tizzio ’89
Outstanding Alumnus

John F. Collins and Winthrop-University Hospital
Outstanding Strategic Partner

2017
Shorelight Education
Outstanding Strategic Partner

Adelphi University Women’s Giving Circle
Outstanding Philanthropic Partner

Marc S. Strachan ’81
Outstanding Alumnus