Schneps Media Kings of Kings County Awards showcases borough’s best

Your 2020 Kings of Kings County!
Photo by Corazon Aguirre

Hail to the Kings!

Schneps Media honored Brooklyn’s best at its annual Kings of Kings County awards and networking event at Grand Prospect Hall on Jan. 23. 

The night’s honorees represented professions including doctors, attorneys, business leaders, and more, who were recognized for their record of public service and unwavering enthusiasm for Kings County!

This year’s top honor went to Edward Schloeman, chairman and founder of Operation Warrior Shield, a non-profit organization that supports veterans and members of the US Armed Services. Schloeman nabbed his first King of Kings award back in 2013. Ed is the President of Fidelis Services Group, a certified Veteran-Owned business that offers a variety of telecommunications services.

The event’s Healthcare Hero award was presented to Juan Checo, the Director of Hospital Police at King’s County Hospital. Mr. Checo successfully oversees various types of investigations involving crimes, complaints, or incidents at assigned NYC Health + Hospital facilities, where he’s responsible for overseeing the safety all hospital visitors, clients, and staff.

King of Kings also played host to a raffle, where all proceeds went to the Make the Grade Foundation, a non-profit that facilitates academic achievement by implementing programs to tutor, mentor and motivate students, while providing incentives and funding. By the end of the night, participants raised $1,500 to help support the foundation. 

Dr. Bob Lee, host on WBLS 107.5 served as the master of ceremonies for the evening. Lee is also the founder and board member of the Make the Grade Foundation.

The event was made possible thanks to the generous support of sponsors including JPMorgan Chase, King’s County Hospital, Tri-State Commercial Realty, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Flushing Bank, Surgicore, TD Bank, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering. 

Rev. Kevin McCall, Brian Chin, and Sanford Rubinstein. Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Councilwoman Farah Louis and Tanya L. Phillips
Josh Schneps and Vicki Schneps received a replica of an autographed painting from Edward W. Schloeman. Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Edward W. Schloeman and Dr. Bob Lee.Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Dr. Bob Lee, Dr. Valentin Bragin, and Vicki Schneps
Dr. Bob Lee, Edward L. Lai, Vicki SchnepsPhoto by Corazon Aguirre
Dr. Bob Lee, On behalf of Dr. Lawrence S. Brown Jr, Vicki SchnepsPhoto by Corazon Aguirre
Dr. Bob Lee, Khari Edwards, and Vicki Schneps.Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Dr. Bob Lee, Lenny Singletary, and Vicki Schneps.Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Anthony and Sal Vigilante.Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President Randy Peers.Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Erwin PapillonPhoto by Corazon Aguirre
Devin ShomakerPhoto by Corazon Aguirre
J. Manuel MansyllaPhoto by Corazon Aguirre
Anthony and Sal Vigilante. Photo by Corazon Aguirre 
Billy D. Duck with wife and son.Photo by Corazon Aguirre
On Behalf of Mike Nieves. Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Theodore G. TasoulasPhoto by Corazon Aguirre
Rickard Jean-Noel and Sander CameauPhoto by Corazon Aguirre
On behalf of Shea Rubenstein.Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Ronald Jackson. Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Drew GoldsmithPhoto by Corazon Aguirre
Tony DanielsPhoto by Corazon Aguirre
Ralph Bumbaca. Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Noel Cordero. Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Konstantine Faleyev. Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Brian Chin Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Stephen D. Chiaino. Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Jonathan Berman. Photo by Corazon Aguirre 
Marc Battipaglia. Photo by Corazon Aguirre
Rev. Kevin McCall. Photo by Corazon Aguirre   
Benjamin M. PinczewskiPhoto by Corazon Aguirre
Gary G. Terrinoni, Dr. Bob Lee, Josh Schneps, Vicki Schneps, Lenue Singletary and members of the Brooklyn Hospital.Photo by Corazon Aguirre