Kings of Queens

Bhavik Patel, Vice President of Operations of Diagnostic Imaging Services
Bhavik Patel, Vice President of Operations of Diagnostic Imaging Services
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:34PM

Bhavik Patel is the Senior Vice President of  Doshi Diagnostic Imaging Services., where he employs his extensive experience with multi-center development to help create the dominant practice management company on the East Coast. Mr. Patel’s long career within the practice management field has enabled him to significantly increase company performance. His managerial skills are playing [...]

Steve Wei, Founder/Partner of Wei, Wei & CO.,LLP
Steve Wei, Founder/Partner of Wei, Wei & CO.,LLP
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:33PM

Steve was the principal and founder of Steve Wei, CPAs.  As a partner of Wei, Wei & Co., LLP, he is in charge of overall management and administration of the firm’s accounting and tax practice, including directing the activities of managerial, professional and support staff, and coordinating manpower needs, among other resources. Steve has over [...]

Robert M. Werner, Vice President for Finance/CFO of Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care & Rehabilitation
Robert M. Werner, Vice President for Finance/CFO of Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care & Rehabilitation
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:32PM

Given the uncertain economy, the proposed cuts in programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, and the unprecedented growth of the older adult population, perhaps no other contemporary executive is faced with more challenges than the financial heads of long term care organizations. At the Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation, located in New [...]

Carlisle Towery, President of the Greater Jamaica Development Corp.
Carlisle Towery, President of the Greater Jamaica Development Corp.
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:30PM

Carlisle Toweryhas devoted his professional life to urban planning and economic development.  He has worked since 1971 for Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC), a non-profit organization that has been in the forefront of community development inNew York City, helping to orchestrate the revitalization of the central business district of Jamaica,Queens.Born in Alexander City, Alabama, Mr. [...]

Michael H. Strawberry, Sr.	Asst. Manager of Strawberry’s Sports Grill
Michael H. Strawberry, Sr. Asst. Manager of Strawberry’s Sports Grill
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:28PM

Michael Strawberry was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and was the oldest of five kids. Michael was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers and played baseball in his hometown for three years before following his childhood dream of becoming a police officer. As a member of the LAPD,Michael was indispensible. He worked not [...]

Jerry Spampanato, General Manager of JFK International Airport
Jerry Spampanato, General Manager of JFK International Airport
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:22PM

Jerry Spampanato is the General Manager, John F. Kennedy International Airport in the Aviation Department of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.  In his capacity as General Manager, he is responsible for operating the airport on a day-to-day basis; managing and directing the activities of 500 staff within an annual budget of [...]

Peter Smergut, CEO of Life’s WORC
Peter Smergut, CEO of Life’s WORC
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:21PM

Smergut has spent over 40 years working with special needs populations.  He currently serves as the Executive Director of Life=s WORC an agency providing supports for individuals with developmental disabilities in the New York Metropolitan area.  Life=s WORC has been acknowledged by the Society for Human Resource Management and Crain’s Business as a best company [...]

Joseph Sciame, Vice President  for Community Relations at St. John’s University
Joseph Sciame, Vice President for Community Relations at St. John’s University
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:20PM

Joseph Sciame is currently the Vice-President for Community Relations at St. John’s University, the largest Catholic university in America with five campuses: Jamaica, Queens; Staten Island; Eastern Long Island, Oakdale; Manhattan and Rome, Italy.  He has been at St. John’s since 1958, initially as a student and, since 1962, as a full time administrator with [...]

Cruz Russell, Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Port Authority of NY & NJ
Cruz Russell, Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Port Authority of NY & NJ
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:19PM

Cruz Russell is the Director of the Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI) of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.  OSI promotes the advancement of Port Authority initiatives critical to the region’s interest, troubleshoots project implementation and helps develop broad based regional transportation initiatives.  Cruz is a veteran senior executive of the Port [...]

George Russo ESQ., President of the Board at the South Girls & Boys Club
George Russo ESQ., President of the Board at the South Girls & Boys Club
Kings of Queens Maria Romero 11/07/2011 at 5:16PM

George Russo was born at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage Alaska to his mom Francis and dad Frank, while his dad was serving in the United State Armed Forces. He was raised in the Ozone Park section of Queens, attending Nativity B.V.M. grammar school and then Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School.  He completed his [...]