2018 Honoree Award Recipients

Humanitarian of the Year
Gordon M. Siess
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Gordon Siess is a partner at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and the firm’s leader of not-for-profit services. With more than 30 years of experience Siess provides accounting, auditing and consulting services to clients in not-for-profit, special education and behavioral healthcare. Siess is a member of the AICPA Not-For-Profit Expert Panel, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Academic Achievement and Healthcare Committee and serves on the YMCA of Long Island Board.


Philanthropist of the Year
Bruce and Stuart Scheinson
Centereach Pharmacy

Bruce and Stuart Scheinson have owned and operated Centereach Pharmacy for seventeen years. Centereach Pharmacy is a medical equipment retailer with more than 50 years in business. Centereach Pharmacy offers free consultations and free deliveries with same-day service in most cases. Bruce is a graduate of St. John’s University. He is married to wife Ronnie and together they have 2 children, Ben and Dani. Stuart is a graduate of Columbia University, class of 1975.