Rochester’s Small Business National Philanthropy Award – November 2017

Steve Smola honored as 2017 Outstanding Small Business Philanthropist – Doing good things for the right reasons!

On National Philanthropy Day, The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Genesee Valley Chapter held their annual awards luncheon on Friday November 3, 2017. Mary Cariola Children’s Center, a Smola Consulting Client nominated Steve Smola for this wonderful award. Steve is the recipient of the Outstanding Small Business that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement

Steve was honored and humbled to receive this award as his work with the Mary Cariola Children’s Center is a joy and rewarding in and of itself. Thank you to our extraordinary client and its leader, Karen Zandi for this nomination.