This publication celebrates the honorees of the 19th annual Rochester Business Journal Forty Under 40 awards, a group of young professionals who have made noteworthy contributions to the Rochester community. The Rochester Business Journal and sponsors the Bonadio Group, Garber Automotive, First Niagara and the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School applaud the honorees for their accomplishments.
3 Looking back
By Kerry Feltner
Forty Under 40 alums have a few words of advice for their 20-year-old selves.
4 Why Rochester?
By Lori Gable
The next generation of leaders finds many reasons to call Rochester home.
5 Surprising turns
By Mike Costanza
Dream jobs can come from false starts and unexpected experiences.
9 Profiling the honorees
DeJoy, Knauf & Blood LLP
Vice president of development
YMCA of Greater Rochester
Vice president and marketing manager
First American Equipment Finance
Public relations manager
Harris Beach PLLC
Cover design by Linda Race Buckbee
President and publisher: Susan R. Holliday; Editor and vice president: Paul Ericson; Managing editor: Mike Dickinson; Associate editor: Smriti Jacob; Copy editors: Karen Beadling, James Leunk; Special projects editor: Sally Parker; Online editor: Molly Cappotelli; Photographer: Kimberly McKinzie; Research director: Andrew Green; Reporters: Thomas Adams, Will Astor, Andrea Deckert, Nate Dougherty, Kerry Feltner; Reporter/editorial assistant: Velvet Spicer; Director of advertising: Jo Ann Geiger; Sales administrator: Kayle Ross; Senior account manager: Linda Covington; Account managers: Jean Moorhouse, Frank Stamski; Classified account manager: Siyani J. Fullerton; Special publications/contract advertising: Michelle Sanfilippo; Director of circulation: Lorraine Stinebiser; Circulation sales coordinator: Rebecca Spoont; Art/production director: Edward C. Fowler; Graphic designers: Linda Race Buckbee, Melanie A. Watson; Controller: Rebecca Donohue; Administrative assistant: Karen Keefer; Executive assistant to the president: Ruth German; Events and special projects director: Melissa Wilson
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