Resolution J1064-2013

Honoring Donna Dellomo upon the occasion of her designation as a 2013 Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women Achiever

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring Donna Dellomo upon the occasion of her
designation as a 2013 Long Island Center for Business  and  Professional
Women Achiever

WHEREAS,  Individuals  who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to  pay  tribute  to
outstanding  individuals who distinguish themselves through their excep-
tional performance, attaining  unprecedented  success  and  the  highest
level of personal achievement; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body  is  justly  proud  to  honor
Donna Dellomo upon the occasion of her designation as a 2013 Long Island
Center  for  Business  and  Professional Women Achiever; this auspicious
occasion will be celebrated  at  the  Center's  34th  Annual  Achievers'
Awards Gala, to be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  For  more than thirty-five years, the Long Island Center for
Business and Professional Women has been dedicated to advancing women in
business, industry and the professions; and
  WHEREAS, The Long Island Center for Business  and  Professional  Women
celebrates and honors women who are leaders, mentors and who have opened
doors  for  other  women  to  help  foster  their  rise in business, the
professions and in their community; and
  WHEREAS, Donna Dellomo is Vice President and Chief  Financial  Officer
of Perfumania Holdings, Inc., a vertically integrated designer fragrance
retailer  and  wholesaler  with  more  than 350 independent retail store
locations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico; she is a  Certi-
fied Public Accountant in New York State; and
  WHEREAS,  For  more  than ten years, Donna Dellomo served as the Chief
Financial Officer of Model Reorg., Inc., a  wholly-owned  subsidiary  of
Quality King Distributors, Inc., which in August 2008 merged with Perfu-
mania;  prior  to joining Model Reorg., she was the Corporate Controller
of Cybex International, Inc.; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout her 26 year career, Donna Dellomo has  had  exten-
sive  dealings  with  investor relations, financing institutions, public
company filings, SEC integration and consolidation of business resulting
from mergers and  acquisitions;  in  her  illustrious  career,  she  has
completed  the  merger  and acquisition of multiple fragrance companies,
and the reverse merger with Perfumania, including the securitization  of
the financing for the merger of Perfumania and Model Reorg.; and
  WHEREAS,  In September 2011, Donna Dellomo was awarded the LONG ISLAND
BUSINESS NEWS Award for "CFO of the  Year  for  a  Public  Company  with
revenue  above of $50MM"; in May of 2012 and 2009, she was recognized as
one of LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS' Top 50 Most Influential Women in Busi-
ness; and
  WHEREAS, In addition, Donna Dellomo has been  nominated  and  selected
four  times  to  attend General Electric's prestigious "Women in Leader-
ship" training programs; and
  WHEREAS, Donna Dellomo is a past trustee and chairperson, and  current
member,  of  the  finance committee at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in
Ronkonkoma, New York; she was also on the  Board  of  Directors  of  the
Women's  Fund  of  Long  Island which supports programs that improve the
lives of women and girls, highlights and addresses  women's  issues  and
develops women's philanthropy; and
  WHEREAS,  With  her  throughout  has  been  her husband, Todd, who has
supported and encouraged her, and rejoices in her achievements; and

  WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents a  unique  opportunity  for
this Legislative Body to recognize and pay tribute to Donna Dellomo; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense  of  this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the well-being and vitality of their profession  and  community,
and  have shown a long and sustained commitment to excellence, certainly
have earned the recognition and applause of all citizens of  this  great
Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Donna Dellomo upon the occasion of her designation as a 2013  Long
Island  Center  for  Business and Professional Women Achiever; and be it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Donna Dellomo.

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