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Steve Isaacs

Position: Executive director, Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park Inc.

Education: B.S., plant sciences, Cornell University School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 1981; master’s degree in management, Keuka College, 2004

Age: 48 Family: Partner, Donna Hourihan Residence: Penn Yan, Yates County

Outside activities: Gardening, lake life, reading, watching Syracuse basketball

Quote: On leaving his job of 10 years to take his current position: “From the business side, I said to myself why leave a situation where all systems are in place and the financial situation is stable for one where I would be searching for tenants and the financial future is uncertain, but that was the challenge. I have the experience and am willing to give this a try.”

09/07/07 (C) Rochester Business Journal

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