The boss is the boss. He or she is the Big Guy, the one who runs the place, and the one who holds the fate of your job in your hands (so don’t screw up!). Yes, the boss is sometimes the one who needs to be feared, but if you’re on his or her good side, then you shouldn’t have any problems. And besides, a good boss doesn’t make his or her employees scared. Find out if your boss is the Best Boss on Long Island.
2017: Long Islanders Voted Doug Hassell Best Boss on Long Island
390 Rte. 109, West Babylon. 631-587-5500. hassellautobody.com
Doug Hassell’s auto body shop, Hassell Auto Body, has deep roots in the Long Island community. Founded in 1963, Hassell Auto Body is a full-service shop, providing all auto collision repairs and paint services to their loyal customers under the watchful eye and leadership of Doug. Known for his integrity, generosity, friendliness and dedication to solid work and no gimmicks, it’s no surprise that Long Islanders voted Doug Hassell the Best Boss on Long Island!
2016: Long Islanders Voted Jillian Weston Best Boss on Long Island
2949 Long Beach Rd., Oceanside. 516-208-9061. jillianscircus.com
Jillian Weston, founder of social media marketing firm Jillian’s Circus, knows the supreme power social media wields in the marketing realm for businesses. Weston harnesses social media’s strengths and redirects them to serve her clients. Unlike other firms, she adds a personalized touch to each and every interaction, setting her apart from the pack and elevating Jillian’s Circus to the top of this competitive category!
2015: Long Islanders Voted Justin Ferrara, Hair Machine Best Boss on Long Island!
Justin Ferrara, Hair Machine
40 South Park Ave., Rockville Center. 516-766-HAIR. HairMachineSalon.com
It takes something special to inspire love and admiration among those who work for you, but Justin Ferrara seems to possess that certain something in spades. His staff describe this salon owner as fun and supportive. He ensures that every stylist keeps up with their education and gives individualized attention while keeping his two shops running smoothly. Is he accepting employment applications?
2014: Long Islanders voted Kim Reddy of White Post Farms in Melville Best Boss on Long Island!
1. Kim Reddy – White Post Farms
250 Old Country Rd., Melville. 631-351-9373. whitepostfarms.com
2. Nadine Boudreau – Story Book Hollow Children’s Academy
38 Adirondack Drive, Selden 631-698-5900. storybookhollowny.com
3. Adam Avrick – Design Distributors
300 Marcus Blvd., Deer Park. 631-242-2332. designdistributors.com