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PORTFOLIO: IBM Corp.

A weekly report compiled from the proxy statement and annual report of a publicly held company with local headquarters or a company with a major division in the area. New York Stock Exchange-IBM Based in Armonk, N.Y., IBM Corp. provides ...

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Highest-Paid Executives

1. David Clemm, 55 Harris Interactive Inc. President and chief operating officer Total 2000 Compensation ($): 6,115,635 Total 1999 Compensation ($): 309,581 2000 Cash Compensation ($)(2): 300,085 Value of Stock Options Realized ($): 5,815,550 Long-Term Incentive Plan Payouts ($): 0 ...

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rbjdaily.com

Kodak says emissions drop Eastman Kodak Co. planned to submit a report to federal regulators this week showing it has reduced emissions at Kodak Park. Kodak’s annual Toxic Release Inventory report for 2000 shows reportable chemical emissions dropped 5 percent. ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

John Schneider Ultra-Scan Corp. Imagine starting your car with your fingerprint. That is the vision of a man who pioneered the use of ultrasound to capture fingerprint images. John Schneider is the founder, CEO and president of Ultra-Scan Corp., based ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

Joseph Rulison Rulison & Co. Inc. Joseph Rulison could not persuade his boss to see things from his point of view, so he solved the problem by buying him out. Today, the money manager now owns the Rochester business that ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

Eric Rorapaugh Systems Management Planning Inc. It is often said that adversity breeds entrepreneurship. Such was the case for Eric Rorapaugh, CEO of Systems Management Planning Inc., who in January 1997 left a politically charged work environment to strike out ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

Scott Perkins Agility Advertising Inc. Agility Advertising Inc.: The name says it all. In 1989, Scott Perkins-a veteran of local advertising agencies and corporate marketing departments-set out to reinvent the traditional advertising environment, creating one that would operate in a ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

Beulah Patterson Mindex Technologies Inc. A determined spirit can go far, as Beulah Patterson’s life aptly demonstrates. While a secretary at Strong Memorial Hospital and primary breadwinner for her family of four sons, Patterson displayed keen abilities in the information ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

Kumar Madhavan Yipee Inc. Kumar Madhavan started his company, Yipee Inc., to address a basic yet complex problem: Is it possible for all electronic devices to communicate with one another in the same way computers do on a network? Will ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

Lou Lemos BTI The Travel Consultants When Lou Lemos started BTI The Travel Consultants in 1988, he already had gained experience in a variety of interesting careers. Trained as a musician at SUNY College at Potsdam, he had sold musical ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

Thaddeus Grasela Cognigen Corp. Thaddeus Grasela, known as Ted, could have comfortably spent a career in academic clinical pharmacology. Instead, he chose in 1992 to leave that nest and co-found a company that would transform the way new medicines are ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

Colleen Burns Buffalo MRI Partners L.P. Sensitivity and perseverance helped Colleen Burns become a successful entrepreneur. Burns opened the first non-claustrophobic magnetic resonance imaging facility in Western New York, Buffalo MRI Partners L.P. It was her concept to find an ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

John Bruning Corning Tropel Since organizing a management buyout of Tropel Corp. from General Signal Corp. seven years ago, John Bruning has established the company as one of the leaders in the field of optical lithography. The Fairport-based Tropel-now called ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

Greg Bauer and John Hawkins Employer Services Corp. At most companies, a new employee might be welcomed with a greeting card or a small office party with cupcakes and soda. At Employer Services Corp., the Amherst-based professional employer organization run ...

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2001 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

John Armstrong Armstrong Mold Corp. “We are proud of our achievements, but never satisfied,” says John Armstrong, voicing the motto of his company, Armstrong Mold Corp. His vow never to be satisfied is what drives Armstrong to look for ways ...

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