Residence: Tampa, Fla.
Rochester in one word: Enterprising
Influenced by: John Doyle Jr.
Executive director, The Hoekelman Center
Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center
Favorite quote: “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”—Howard Thurman
Armbruster Capital Management Inc.
Residence: Honeoye Falls
Favorite quote: “Things won are done, joy’s soul lies in the doing.”—William Shakespeare, “Troilus and Cressida”
Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
Favorite quote: “For to whomsoever much is given, of him shall much be required.”—Luke 12:48
Favorite quote: “Get comfortable being uncomfortable.” —T. Harv Eker
Favorite quote: “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”—Ronald Reagan
Influenced by: Tim White, office managing partner at KPMG LLP
Director of major gifts
College of Nursing and Health/University Initiatives
Wright State University
Residence: Dayton, Ohio
Influenced by: Dave Hoselton, Norm Leenhouts, Kip Palmer
Director of development
Buckingham Properties LLC
Favorite quote: “You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?’”—George Bernard Shaw
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
Favorite quote: “Where else would you rather be than right here, right now?”—Marv Levy
Influenced by: Jerry Stahl
President and CEO
Rochester in one word: Opportunity
Business development manager
Nixon Peabody LLP
Cobblestone Capital Advisors LLC
Executive vice president and chief financial officer
Toshiba Business Solutions
Influenced by: Steven Sauer, our regional president, Susan Tripi at Nixon Peabody, Diana Kurty at Lumina Partners and Angela Walker at Excellus.
JC Jones & Associates LLC
Rochester in one word: Home
Influenced by: Jeff Jones
Senior vice president
Clark Patterson Lee
Favorite quote: “Most of the things worth doing in this world were said to be impossible before they were done.”—Louis Brandeis
Senior vice president, commercial banking
Genesee Regional Bank
Rochester in one word: Variety
Administrative director of clinical services
Golisano Children’s Hospital
University of Rochester
Favorite quote: “Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.”—Winston Churchill
Influenced by: Bruce Peters
Davie Kaplan CPA P.C.
Rochester in one word: Resilient
Vice president of supply chain and fleet
Frontier Communications Corp.
Residence: Honeoye Falls
Partner, Research Services Director
Eric Mower + Associates
Favorite quote: “Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.”—Alexander Hamilton
Chair, domestic relations and family law division
Gallo & Iacovangelo LLP
Residence: South Bristol
Favorite quote: “Pursue excellence, not perfection, each and every day.”—John Rizzo
Senior sales manager
Favorite quote: “You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don’t take”—Wayne Gretzky
R.W. Dake & Co. Inc.
Rochester in one word: Potential
Vice president, public policy and advocacy
Rochester Business Alliance Inc.
Rochester in one word: Collaborative
Chief financial officer
Sweetwater Energy Inc.
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