This Week
  • New federal employment rules promise to bring a tsunami of change.

  • Distributed Technology Group was acquired by Accunet Solutions, a Boston-based technology company.

  • Meredith Dragon has taken the reins at the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester.

  • After a merger or acquisition, banks must make all the pieces work together.

  • This year's supplement features an interview with Danny Wegman.

  • Ilana Griffo is a letterer, business owner and lifelong learner.

Newsroom Contacts

Editor and Vice President
Paul Ericson
Responsible for management of editorial staff, weekly and daily editions; writes editorials and edits Opinion page.

Managing Editor
Mike Dickinson
Edits weekly and daily news stories; reports on Eastman Kodak Co.

Associate Editor
Smriti Jacob
Edits Special Reports and columnists; also covers biotech/medical technology; international business; academic science/research.

Copy Editors
Lisa Granite
Copy edits and proofs editorial content; writes weekly Non-profit Report.
Karen Beadling
Copy edits and proofs editorial content.

Special Projects Editor
Sally Parker
Edits weekly Explore section in the print edition, "Explore Greater Rochester" and a variety of annual supplements.

Online Editor
Molly Cappotelli
Edits and reports for Daily Report; Time Out e-mail; maintains Web site.

Reporters
Will Astor
Covers law/legal profession; courts; health care; medical-care companies.

Andrea Deckert
Covers Xerox and office equipment firms; manufacturing; tool and die firms; plastics; optics; real estate and construction; government, politics and economic development outside of Monroe County.

Nate Dougherty
Covers banking and finance; Monroe County government and politics; Paychex; human resources/management; corporate training; and primary and secondary education.

Kerry Feltner
Covers telecommunications; technology; Internet/software/hardware; retail/e-tailing; advertising/marketing/PR; media; distributors; sports; and Fast Start.

Lori Gable
Covers higher education; arts and entertainment; energy; environment.

Reporter/Editorial Assistant
Velvet Spicer
Transportation; automotive, airplane and trucking industries; mass transit; printing; the economy; also responsible for People section and For the Record.

Photographer
Kimberly McKinzie

Research Director
Andrew Green
Responsible for Top 25 lists, Marketplace and Portfolio.


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