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VE firms earn top LI ranking!

March 18, 2024

Congratulations to High School East’s Virtual Enterprise firm, DogGo, and High School West Virtual Enterprise firm, SpiritBoost, for being honored with a Top 7 ranking on Long Island!

DogGo was ranked in the Top 7 for their Employee Handbook. DogGo is committed to redefining the pet care experience with cutting-edge smart collars and harnesses that prioritize safety, health and joy. The Human Resources Department is tasked with helping the success of the entire company by setting guidelines for a positive, safe, and efficient work environment. The Employee Handbook is a way to set these expectations and is a reflection of the company's mission, policies, and procedures for employees and management.  The Human Resources Team Consists of Claudia Obzanski (COO), Joseph Koppelman, and Roksolana Shvets.  They will present their employee handbook to a panel of judges at the Javits Center in New York City on April 11th.  

SpiritBoost received the honor of being ranked in the Top 7 for their Marketing Plan. SpiritBoost is a mental health support company that provides curated care packages to those suffering from anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions. The Marketing Department is composed of CMO, James Camilleri, VP of Marketing, Sofia Scheer, VP of Sales, Connor Madden, and Salespeople, JP D'Allessandro, Logan Wroobel, and Niko Caldarera. CEO Rebecca Gelman will present the Marketing Plan at the National Marketing Competition on April 11th at the Javits Center in New York City.

These courses are part of the CTE Business Department, under the direction of Christine LoFrese, and School of Business Teachers, Steve Costello, HSE and Pat Rosa, HSW.  

DogGo group photo

SpiritBoost team photo