About Us

We are a team of professionals dedicated to making sure your graduation is a success!

We pride ourselves on our hands-on approach to all of your projects. From your dedicated sales representative, to industry-leading art department and unmatched customer service team, we’ll be with you every step of the way. Our mission is to brand your school or organization as you’ve always imagined while providing an unparalleled customer service experience.

Meet Team Smooth

The Big Wigs

My favorite thing about working at Smooth is:
Being able to offer great people a career they enjoy.

Derek Kurtz

Co-Owner

My favorite thing about working at Smooth is:
Making it work every day with an amazing group of people.

Joel Iskowitz

Co-Owner

One word to describe me - Enigma
How Many Countries I've Visited: 21

Lisa Clarizio

Chief Technologist

The Roadies

My favorite thing about working at Smooth is:
Being able to offer great people a career they enjoy.

Derek Kurtz

Bronx, Westchester, Northern NJ

My favorite thing about working at Smooth is:
Helping NYC Schools & Students

Jorge White

Bronx

If I could sit down for dinner with any historical figure, I'd choose:
The Rock

Daniel Galletta

Staten Island, Brooklyn

My favorite book series is:
Harry Potter

Cody Reid

Brooklyn, Queens

My favorite TV show is:
X-Files

Jesse Fuchs

Queens, Long Island

If I could sit down for dinner with any historical figure, I'd choose:
Aristotle

Jamie Ziegler

Manhattan, Central NJ

If I could sit down for dinner with any historical figure, I'd choose:
Warren Buffett

Brandon Worrell

Philadelphia, Southern NJ

"Make It Happen" Captains

My favorite movie is
The Godfather Saga

Anthony Porcelli

Director of Operations

If I could sit down for dinner with any historical figure, I'd choose:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Geri Mckenzie

Purchasing Manager

If I could sit down for dinner with any historical figure, I'd choose:
Bruce Lee

Fernando Fernandez

Purchasing Agent

The Problem Solvers

If I could sit down for dinner with any historical figure, I'd choose:
John F. Kennedy

Jeannette Irizarry

Inside Account Manager

If I could sit down for dinner with any historical figure, I'd choose:
Albert Einstein

Joann Hernandez

Inside Account Manager

If I could sit down for dinner with any historical figure, I'd choose:
King Tut

Salwa Iskander

Inside Account Manager

One word to describe me:
Sassy

Gabby Moreno

Accounts Receivable & Office Assistant

My celebrity crush is:
Vanessa Hudgens

Jeffery Ortiz

Database Admin & Office Assistant

My celebrity crush is:
Ed Harris

Jill Rick

Senior Bookkeeper

The Creative Ones

My favorite thing about working at Smooth is:
Flying to Japan for birthdays.

Nicole Luizza

Art Department Manager

My celebrity crush is:
PINK

Christian Jones

Graphic Designer

Graduation Coordination

My favorite thing about working at Smooth is:
We are like the Wonder Pets (TEAM WORK)

Danielle Cleveland

Office/Warehouse Assistant

My favorite thing about working at Smooth is:
The fact that we help kids

Chandler Bruce

Office/Warehouse Assistant

One word to describe me:
Organized

Kelly Lomoriello

Graduation Coordinator

My celebrity crush is:
Adam Sandler

Roni Lobasso

Graduation Coordinator

Did you know?

Smooth started out on a napkin in a bar err..coffee shop

Smooth provides over 600 schools with caps & gowns each year

Our team has visited 44 countries and counting!