Chief operating officer, Yale Medical Group
Residence: Hamden, Conn.
Favorite quote: “There are only good days and great days.”—David Koch
Influenced by: Kathleen Parrinello
Chief risk and administrative officer
The Bonadio Group LLP
Influenced by: Thomas Bonadio, CEO of the Bonadio Group
President and CEO
Favorite quote: “What we learn with pleasure we never forget.”—Alfred Mercier
Influenced by: Bob Ryan
President of the workers’ compensation division
The Flanders Group.
Favorite quote: “Success isn’t permanent, and failure isn’t fatal.”—Mike Ditka
Influenced by: Chris McVicker
Senior vice president—wealth management advisor
Influenced by: William Levine
Clark Patterson Associates
Assistant superintendent for human resources
Favorite quote: “Seeking the face of God in everything, everyone, everywhere, all the time, and seeing his hand in every happening—that is contemplation in the heart of the world.”—Mother Teresa
Underberg & Kessler LLP
Favorite quote: “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”—Albert Einstein
First Niagara Benefits Consulting
Favorite quote: “Do the right thing. Do the best you can. Treat others as you wish to be treated.”—Lou Holtz
Executive vice president
LeChase Construction Services LLC
Favorite quote: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”—Albert Einstein
Residence: Honeoye Falls
Rochester in one word: Resurgent
Influenced by: Paul Sartori, retired senior vice president of human resources, Bausch & Lomb
Real estate leasing manager
Tipping Point Communications
Favorite quote: “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”—Warren Buffett
Chief financial officer
ESL Federal Credit Union
Rochester in one word: Resilient
Influenced by: Dave Fiedler, CEO of ESL. Even before I joined ESL to work with Dave, he was a mentor and friend who always provided me with guidance and exemplified community leadership.
Phillips Lytle LLP
Davidson Fink LLP
Favorite quote: “If you don’t vote, you don’t count.”— Vernon Dahmer Sr.
Licensed associate real estate broker
President and chief operating officer
Favorite quote: “Only the paranoid survive.”—Andy Grove (former CEO of Intel)
Influenced by: John Smith, father and chairman of Brite Computers
Senior client advisor
BMO Private Bank
Residence: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Favorite quote: “I never let my schooling interfere with my education.”—Mark Twain
Influenced by: Ron Fielding
Van Henri White
The Law Office of Van Henri White
Senior vice president, business development
Finger Lakes Technologies Group Inc.
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