The Fernando Award Foundation has announced the finalists for the 2019 Fernando Award. The winner will be announced at the 61st Annual Fernando Award Dinner on Sept. 27 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
The award recognizes volunteerism and philanthropy in the San Fernando Valley. It is supported by chambers of commerce, civic and philanthropic organizations, entrepreneurs and corporations located in the San Fernando Valley.
The finalists are:
Steve Fazio, head of the Fazio Cleaners chain in Woodland Hills;
Jeff Friedman, founder of SFV MAPS — Marketing and Admissions Professionals for Seniors, which is dedicated to raising public awareness and support for senior care and housing in the San Fernando Valley;
Mike Quiroga, founder of Mike’s Roofing and Building Service in Van Nuys;
Scott Silverstein, chairman at El Camino Real Charter High School in Woodland Hills and a board member at the Child Development Institute for more than 16 years; and
Jane Skeeter, chief executive and founder of UltraGlas Inc., a manufacturer of designed architectural and high-performance glass in Chatsworth.