Vera has received many accolades in recognition of her many achievements. These are just some of the numerous honors, awards and citations for her dedicated service to the community.

  • The GRIO 100 Award 2013
  • Distinguished Achievement Award LINKS 2012
  • NMBC Leadership Award 2012
  • My Sister’s Keeper Award 2012
  • Women in Business –Queens Courier 2010
  • Lifestyle to Legacy Award 2009
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Harlem Group 2007
  • Clarence E. Gene Swanton Leader ship Award – Competitive Edge Award 2004
  • Barnes Historical Society Award in 2001
  • Dept of Bs. Service from Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani in 2001
  • The AWED Entrepreneurial Award from AWED in 2000
  • The Business Award for 1998 from the (NMBC) National Minority Business Council
  • The 1998 African-American Award for Excellence from Governor George E. Pataki,
  • The 1996 March of Dimes Woman of Distinction Award,
  • The 1996 Business Woman of the Year from the Nassau Council Chamber of Commerce (NCCC)
  • The Long Island Association 1995 United States Small Business Administration Minority Advocate Award
  • The 1995 Outstanding achievement as an actress/pioneer from One Hundred Black Men Nassau/Suffolk, Inc.
  • The 1994 Woman of the Year Award" from the State Beauty Culturist Association of New York,
  • The Town of Hempstead's 1991 "Pathfinder Award in Business"
  • The 1990 Green Acres Mall "Certificate of Excellence",
  • The 1986 HB-Hair Expo Business Award given in London England
  • The Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women's Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Wilfred Beauty Academy - Business Awards
  • The 1982 Distributor's Award - Black Hair Olympics