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Victor E. Salerno Award for American Enterprise

The Victor E. Salerno Award recognizes Fisher graduates for their career achievements, their involvement in both the community and Fisher, and their potential for even greater success as their management careers mature.

2018 Recipient

Christopher Palinski ’07, ’14 (MBA)

President and CEO, One Path Career Partners

Christopher Palinski ’07, ’14 (MBA) grew up in Rome, New York, and came to Rochester in 2003 as an undergrad student at Fisher. During this time, he served as vice president of his class and was a Service Scholar. Through his involvement as a Service Scholar, he volunteered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and continues to serve as a board member today.

Upon graduation, Palinski found a passion for working in the health care industry and with people’s careers. In 2010, he founded recruitment and staffing firm One Path Career Partners and currently serves as its president and CEO. Today, the company serves a diverse set of clients across several states.

Never one to slow down, after his company experienced stellar growth, Palinksi continued his education with Fisher, earning his MBA.

Past Recipients

Victor E. Salerno Award Recipients 2013 - 2017


Bianca Calascibetta '13, '14 (MBA)


Leah George ’13 (MBA)


Richard Anderson ’01
Dina Natale ’00/’06 (MBA)