Press Release: Lula Lukasiewicz Wins Long Island Business News’ 40 Under 40 Award

Press Release: Lula Lukasiewicz Wins Long Island Business News’ 40 Under 40 Award

After eight years of tremendous efforts with the Long Island Imagine Awards, Lula Lukasiewicz is honored with Long Island Business News’ 40 Under 40 award.


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 10, 2020 – Bohemia, NY– Cerini & Associates LLP is proud to announce that Lula Lukasiewicz, Senior Marketer and Director of Marketing of the LI Imagine Awards, an annual event meant to showcase the nonprofit sector and all the good work they do, is a recipient of the Long Island Business News’ 40 Under 40 award. Lukasiewicz was recognized for her tremendous success and community outreach with the Long Island Imagine Awards alongside 39 other future leaders of Long Island.

Since 1998, Long Island Business News nominates 40 hard-working individuals of the age 40 and under that have already begun to distinguish themselves in business, government, education, and the nonprofit sector. They have demonstrated outstanding business success, while still finding the time to give back to their community.

Lula Lukasiewicz joined Cerini & Associates in June of 2008, where she is the Senior Marketer who oversees all marketing and communications efforts. She is heavily involved in firm operations, recruitment, and development, and is known for cultivating a strong marketing culture within the firm.

“Lula brings an amazing energy to everything she does,” said Ken Cerini, Managing Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP and Founder of the Imagine Awards. “With the impact that she has had in the growth and elevation of the Imagine Awards, she is a rising star, epitomizing what the 40 Under 40 Awards stand for.”

After eight years, Lukasiewicz has grown the LI event to nearly 500 attendees, and for 2020, she has been instrumental in expanding the Imagine Awards into New York City, beginning with the Inaugural New York City Imagine Awards to be held on October 20, 2020, at the Edison Ballroom in Time Square.

The Long Island Business News’ 40 Under 40 Awards was held on Thursday, February 6, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. For more information, visit

For more information about Cerini & Associates, The Long Island Imagine Awards and The New York City Imagine Awards, please visit


About Cerini & Associates, LLP

Cerini & Associates, LLP is a full-service accounting firm celebrating twenty-six years of excellence in leading-edge accounting and auditing services. With fifty employees, five partners, and a foundation built on value-added ideas and integrity, C&A serves many industries, including healthcare, nonprofit, special education, school districts, technology, contractors, and an array of mid-sized businesses (including retailers, manufacturers, distributors, et al.). C&A’s services include, but are not limited to: accounting and auditing; tax compliance and business advisory; tax controversy defense and support; litigation support; mergers and acquisitions; internal audit; and operational and internal control reviews.

C&A’s staff takes pride in the quality of its work and operates with the technical ability of a much larger firm. C&A is also proud to have received an unqualified opinion during its last tri-annual peer review. The firm is affiliated with many professional organizations, including the: New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants,  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants,  and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

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