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Forty Under 40 Class of 1995

Philip Andolina
Managing partner
Lawley Andolina Verdi LLC
Residence: Rochester
Rochester in one word: Giving
Influenced by: Dan Meyers

Dawn Borgeest
Senior vice president and chief corporate affairs officer
United Way of Greater Rochester Inc.
Residence: Canandaigua
Favorite quote: “Failure is impossible.”
Influenced by: Mary Ellen Burris—a bright, accomplished and gracious woman who serves as a remarkable role model for many. She was kind and generous to me early in my career and has always been there with her candor, her kindness and that fabulous laugh.

Arunas Chesonis
Chairman and CEO
Sweetwater Energy Inc.

Jill Cicero
Attorney
Jill M. Cicero & Associates
Residence: Mendon
Favorite quote: “What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?”—George Eliot

Joseph
DiDonato III
Dentist and owner
SouthWedge Dental Group
Residence: Rochester
Favorite quote: “If you want to be a knight, act like a knight.”—“Quiz Show”

John Doyle Jr.
President and CEO
Doyle Security Systems Inc.

Jim Forward
President
Forward Branding & Identity
Residence: Penfield
Favorite quote: “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”—Mark Twain
Influenced by: Frank Grad

Eli Futerman
Co-President
Hahn Automotive Warehouse Inc.

Julia Garver
Counsel
Merzbach Law Office P.C.
Residence: Genesee County
Influenced by: Harry Messina Jr.

Steven Gersz
Partner
Underberg & Kessler LLP
Residence: Brighton
Rochester in one word: Evolving
Influenced by: Alan Underberg

Gregory Gordon
President and CEO
Social Science Research Network
Residence: Rochester
Favorite quote: “You can’t have a narrow mind and a thick passport.”—Pauline Frommer

Wayne Holly
President and chairman
Sage Rutty and Co.
Residence: Pittsford
Favorite quote: “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”—Carl Bard
Influenced by: William Holly

Robert Hurlbut
President
R.O.H.M. Services Inc.

Rick Leasure
Licensed associate real estate broker
Realty USA—Rick Leasure Division

Linda Lovejoy
Community relations manager
Wegmans Food Markets Inc.

Patricia Malgieri
Chief of staff
Rochester City School District

Wade Norwood
Chief program officer
Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency
Residence: Rochester
Favorite quote: “This is the true joy in life— being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one. … Life is no brief candle to me. It’s a sort of splendid torch and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.”—George Bernard Shaw

Michael Osborn
Managing director
Catalyst
Residence: Rochester
Favorite quote: “When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.”—Leo Burnett
Influenced by: Thomas Bowers

Peter Pape
Owner and CEO
The Riverside Group
Residence: Webster
Rochester in one word: Hometown
Influenced by: Too many to name

Joseph Rulison
Co-founder and CEO
Three + One Co. LLC
Residence: Brighton
Rochester in one word: Home
David Rusin
CEO, serial entrepreneur and advisor
Stealth Mode
Residence: Pittsford
Favorite quote: “The softest pillow is a clear conscience.”—Dave Rusin

Laura Sadowski
Vice president, Al Sigl Foundation
Al Sigl Community of Agencies
Residence: Irondequoit
Rochester in one word: Resurgent
Influenced by: The late Martin F. Birmingham (father of Martin K. Birmingham)

Mario Urso
Partner
The Bonadio Group LLP

Michael Vadala
President and CEO
The Summit Federal Credit Union
Residence: Irondequoit
Rochester in one word: Fabulous
Influenced by: Richard Ottalagana, past chairman of the Summit

11/14/14 (c) 2014 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or email rbj@rbj.net.

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