J1064

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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  • 03 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1064


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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