Arcadio Casillas




Preferred Compensation Corporation



Rotary Club of New York 1996-1997



New York Rotary Foundation 1997-2003





NEW YORK – Arcadio Casillas was the recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor at a gala ceremony held on May 15, 2004 on Ellis Island, NY.


Arcadio Casillas, Past President of the New York Rotary International Club (1996-1997) and former Trustee for the New York Rotary Foundation (1997-2003), was honored at a Gala Ceremony on Ellis Island, May 15th 2004 as the recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.  Mr. Casillas in addition to his duties as President of Preferred Compensation Corporation is highly involved in various Civic and Educational Organizations.


“The Ellis Island Medal of Honor Awards allow us an opportunity to honor the best in America – those who lend their talents, time and energy to making our country a better place for us all.  Arcadio Casillas is not only an outstanding businessman, but someone who has dedicated his life to helping others.  He exemplifies all that is great about America.” – As stated by William Denis Fugazy, Chairman of the Ellis Island Medals of Honor Gala Ceremony.


There are only two medals sanctioned by the United States Congress, the Medal of Honor and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.  Past recipients of the Ellis Island Medals of Honor include six presidents of the United States, members of Congress, Nobel Prize winners, justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, prominent scientists, business people, entertainers and military heroes.


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