Award Submissions

Rochester Business Ethics Award

Midnight Janitorial (Award recipient in small business category, 2008.)

Once again I am proud to helm Midnight Janitorial’s participation in the Rochester Business Ethics Award. I feel the Ethics Award process is one of the most valuable learning opportunities available. Not only is the application process educational, it also builds the foundation for an assessment tool, providing the necessary guidelines to help us further develop the ethical core that defines Midnight Janitorial.

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Midnight Janitorial won the Ethics Award for the small business category at the city, state and national level. I was responsible for writing approximately 95 percent of the submission.


Affordable Housing Finance Reader’s Choice Award

Conifer Realty / The Hamilton

The Hamilton is a gleaming success story of community collaboration, creativity, compassion and innovation. The significance of Conifer Realty’s outstanding accomplishments with this affordable housing project are made even more remarkable by the fact that The Hamilton has risen out of a site that, for decades, was defined by decay and despair. Today, The Hamilton is more than a building: it’s a home and a beacon of hope for its residents, the adjacent community, and their collective future.

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