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Marquett Smith

Title: Upstate New York regional president, Verizon Wireless Inc.

Age: 44

Education: B.S. in marketing, Radford University, Reston, Va., 1985; Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management Executive Management Program, certificate completed 2001

Family: Wife, Rhonda; daughter, Cassidy, 10

Residence: Victor

Interests: Spending time with family, golf

Quote: “I took calculated risks. I’m not a gambler. The people who got caught either weren’t paying attention or got greedy.” -on his successful navigation of the dot-com boom and bust

09/21/07 (C) Rochester Business Journal

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