This Week
  • Technology and other factors have brought big changes to commercial building.

  • DHD Ventures plans to spend $20 million to renovate two city buildings.

  • From Morocco, Joseph Squalli traveled far to become Rooney's Restaurant owner.

  • Gates Automotive Centers grows by connecting with customers.

  • RocMusic director Alexander Pena rallies young music makers.

  • Challenges mount for area companies that do business in Russia.

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," Real magazine 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; telecommunications.

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

Nate Dougherty
Covers Paychex; education; non-profits; human resources/management; corporate training; arts and entertainment.

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

Reporter/Editorial Assistant
Velvet Spicer
Covers automotive and trucking industries, printing and the economy; also responsible for People section and The Record.

Photographer
Kimberly McKinzie

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


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