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Girl Scouts of Nassau County CFO Named CFO of the Year by Long Island Business News


Garden City, NY September 21, 2012 – Deborah Goldsmith, Chief Financial Officer of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc., was recently recognized in Long Island Business News’ CFO of the Year Awards program at a Gala on Thursday, September 20th at The Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY.

“I am so honored to have received this award for my work at the Girl Scouts of Nassau County,” said Deborah Goldsmith.“Girl Scouts is in the leadership business, and we are the nation’s leader in teaching girls about financial literacy. As COO and CFO, I have the opportunity to put my financial expertise and business acumen to work for an organization that supports girls… the future leaders of our community.”

Long Island Business News created the CFO of the Year Awards to recognize the performance, contributions and accomplishments of the financial professionals guiding Long Island’s companies and organizations. A committee of business leaders selected awardees, based on the nominees’ career and professional accomplishments.

John Kominicki, Long Island Business News President and Publisher said, “In today’s challenging business world, a top CFO must be dedicated to their company’s overall success while ensuring their company’s reputation in the community. Deborah is the ideal candidate for this prestigious award for her effective leadership and commitment to making the Girl Scouts of Nassau County a success.”

Girl Scouts of Nassau County builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. Girl Scouting in Nassau County creates an accepting and nurturing environment, which gives girls a chance to build character and develops leadership skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them throughout their lives, like strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. With almost 21,000 girl and 7,000 adult members, Girl Scouts of Nassau County has become the preeminent organization and leading authority for girls. The organization, now in its 100th year, continues to make the world a better place one girl at a time.

For more information on the Girl Scouts of Nassau County call Donna Rivera Downey 516 741-2550 at ext. 260, or visit


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