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Top 100 executives

1 | Mirror Show  Management Inc.
Trade show exhibit and event management company
Donna Shultz, president

2 | Henderson Ford
New and used Ford car sales, automotive service of all makes and models, including Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Service Departments
Randy Henderson, president

3 | Bob Johnson Automotive Inc.   
Automobile dealership, including new and used retail sales, leasing, service and wholesale parts
Gregory Stahl, president

4 | Dixon Schwabl Inc.
Full-service marketing communications firm
Lauren Dixon, CEO; Michael Schwabl, president

5 | Premier Laser Spa
Laser hair removal
Michael Linehan, co-CEO; Edward Naylon, co-CEO

6 | Emerge
Managed-services provider in the areas of sales, marketing and operations
Leo Linder, CEO; Katie Milne, vice president of client strategy; Kara Roth, vice president of brand experience

7 | Waste Harmonics LLC
Brokering waste services throughout the United States and Canada
Michael Hess, CEO; Carl Slusarczyk, vice president of sales; Mary Way, vice president of customer care

8 | ConServe
Accounts receivable management
Mark Davitt, president and CEO

9 | ClickSpark LLC
Performance-based Internet lead generation company, including an education portal and a homeowner savings product
Brian Einhaus, CEO; Thomas Tortora, COO

10 | Rochester Precision Optics LLC
Manufacturing and design services for precision glass and plastic molded optics; aspheric optical assemblies for defense, imaging, industrial and medical industries
William Hurley, president and CEO

11 | Sustainable Energy Developments Inc.
Distributed renewable energy generation, including solar and wind projects
Kevin Schulte, CEO; George McConochie, chief operations officer

12 | Angels in Your Home LLC
Full-service home care agency
David Wegman, CEO; Dan Wegman, president 

13 | Distributed Technology Group
Technology value-added reseller helping organizations develop and implement IT strategies focused on IT storage, backup and computing infrastructure
Mark Matheson, president

14 | PKG Equipment Inc.
Manufacturer of custom-fabricated, corrosion-resistant process equipment
Stephen Pontarelli, co-owner and CEO; Maria Pontarelli, co-owner and CFO; Carla Pontarelli, co-owner and COO

15 | Steve General Contractor Inc.
General contractor
David Vasciannie, president

16 | Custom Courier Solutions Inc.
Last-mile delivery and logistics services company
Daniel Ayer, CEO; Christopher MacKrell, president and COO

17 | Taylor – The Builders
General contractor for commercial, industrial, multifamily and institutional buildings
James Taylor, CEO; Karl Schuler, president; Jeff Taylor, treasurer

18 | Leonard’s Express Inc.
Provider of transportation services and solutions for customers and manufacturers nationwide
Kenneth Johnson, CEO

19 | Sutherland Global Services Inc.
Global provider of business process and technology management services
Dilip Vellodi, chairman and CEO; James Lusk, CFO; Ashok Jain, COO

20 | LSI Solutions Inc.
Medical device research, design, manufacturing, marketing and sales company
Jude Sauer M.D., president and CEO; Eva Sauer M.D., secretary and treasurer

21 | Calvary Design Team Inc.
Leading manufacturer of special machines, turnkey automated systems and specialized fixturing
Mark Chaney, president and CEO

22 | Christian Flooring
Sales and installation of commercial and residential flooring products and services
Christian Curts, CEO

23 | Avani Technology Solutions Inc.
Provider of software development, custom software solutions and IT consulting services
Sameer Penakalapati, president and CEO

24 | Liberty Pumps Inc.
Manufacturer of sump, sewage and effluent pumps and systems
Charlie Cook, president; Randall Waldron, vice president, sales and marketing; Dennis Burke, CFO

25 | Broadstone Real Estate LLC
Sponsor and asset manager of two private real estate investment offerings, Broadstone Net Lease and Broadtree Homes, and commercial and residential property management
Amy Tait, chairman and CEO; Chris Czarnecki, president and CFO; Norman Leenhouts, chief investment officer

26 | The Bonadio Group
Multidimensional public accounting practice providing IT consulting, business advisory, staff augmentation and financial services
Thomas Bonadio, managing partner and CEO; Mario Urso, member, management committee; Bruce Zicari, member, management committee

27 | Soleo Communications Inc.
Local search and digital media company
Daniel Gallagher, president and CEO

28 | YPC Media LLC
Online marketing and sales
Steven Pavone, CEO

29 | Wellington Steele & Associates Inc.
IT recruiting, consulting and outsourcing services
Edward Leva, president; Robert Gaudu, vice president

30 | ProNexus LLC
Professional services firm providing customized finance, accounting and IT solutions
Rafael Vidal, co-founder and president; Robert Pickering, co-founder and senior executive vice president; Kate Kenney, partner

31 | Xelic Inc.
Develops and provides high-speed optical networking cores for ASIC and FPGA design
Mark Gibson, founding partner; Mark Grabosky, founding partner; David Wurthmann, founding partner; Doug Bush, founding partner

32 | Pioneer Millworks Inc.
Reclaimed wood flooring, paneling, cabinetry and timbers
Jonathan Orpin, president and owner; Jennifer Young, general manager

33 | LaBella Associates DPC
Provider of engineering, architecture, environmental, survey and planning services
Sergio Esteban, CEO; Robert Healy, president; Robert Pepe, CFO

34 | Operation Brain Freeze LLC
Exclusive franchisee of DQ restaurants
Stephen Carl, CEO; Mark Goldberg, president and COO; Steve DeSimone, vice president of operations

35 | D4 LLC
National provider of electronic discovery, computer forensics, information security and management, litigation support and deposition services to law firms and corporations
John Holland, CEO and founder; Peter Coons, co-founder and senior vice president

36 | cheribundi Inc.
Manufacturer and distributor of shelf-stable beverages that maximize the health and wellness benefits of tart cherries
Steve Pear, president and CEO; Mike Hagan, chief sales and marketing officer

37 | Northern Air Systems Inc.
Custom air conditioner manufacturer and sheet metal custom fabricator
Timothy Confer, CEO; Joseph Denninger, vice president and CFO

38 | Apollo Optical Systems Inc.
Lens design, engineering and manufacturing of custom precision optical components and systems
Michael Morris, CEO; Claude Tribastone, president – manufacturing; Daniel McGarry, president ­– design and tooling

39 | P3 Systems Inc.
Global reseller of new and certified pre-owned networking and data center infrastructure
Frank Pecora, CEO

40 | MaeTec Power Inc.
DC power installation and maintenance services
Mark Miller, co-owner; James Allen, co-owner

41 | C.M. Armitage Inc.
Commercial, residential, industrial and fire alarm electrical contractor
Craig Armitage, president

42 | ID Signsystems Inc.
Experiential graphic solution providers, sign designers and architectural sign manufacturers
Katrina Beatty, CEO; Paul Dudley, president

43 | Century Mold Co. Inc.
Premier plastics injection molder with multiple locations in North America specializing in technical and challenging products
Ronald Ricotta, president and CEO

44 | Power Management Co. LLC
Energy services company
John Burt, president and CEO; Eric Douthit, executive vice president

45 | Abtex Corp.
Designing and manufacturing application-specific abrasive nylon deburring brushes and automated deburring systems
Mark Fultz, president

46 | Triad Network Technologies Inc.
Data, voice and fiber-optic cabling services
Peter Sweltz, president and co-owner; Frank Carusone, vice president and co-owner

47 | Keller Williams Realty Greater Rochester
Real estate company
Charles Hilbert, operating principal

48 | Genesee Regional Bank
Business, personal, and mortgage banking products and services
Philip Pecora, president and CEO

49 | Wright Beverage Distributing
Wholesale beverage distributor including beer and non-alcoholic products
Claude Wright, CEO; Larry Smith, president; Brian Lambert, CFO

50 | MediSked LLC
Provider of human services software for home care and human service provider agencies across the country
Douglas Golub, president; Tom Hogan, executive vice president

51 | Admar Supply Co. Inc.
Rental, sales and service of light construction equipment
Joel DiMarco, president; Richard DiMarco II, executive vice president; John DiMarco, chairman

52 | Acker-Pak Inc.
Master distributor in the packaging supplies and janitorial industry
Vincent Stango, president; John Siciliano, vice president

53 | Ramar Steel Cos.
Steel fabricator and erector
Tony Randall, CEO; Jason Randall, president; Adam Randall, executive vice president

54 | VP Supply Corp.
Wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating, kitchen and renewable products
Gary Curwin, CEO; Gary Perkins, vice president; Louis Curwin, secretary and treasurer

55 | Birchcrest Tree & Landscape Inc.
Premier tree care and landscaping firm, including lawn care, landscape maintenance, and design and installation of walkways, patio, and retaining walls
David Dailey Jr., president and CEO

56 | New York Technology Partners Inc.
Technology consulting, solutions and staffing services
Nick Bhatia, CEO

57 | Wegmans Food Markets Inc.
Retail food and pharmacy
Daniel Wegman, chairman and CEO

58 | Hammer Packaging
Packaging printing company serving the beverage, food, household, health and beauty, and horticulture markets using offset, web offset, flexographic, digital and finishing technologies
James Hammer, president and CEO

59 | Rollison Construction Sales LLC
Specialty contractor
Mark Ocwieja, managing member

60 | Capstone Information Technologies Inc.
Specializes in proactive, highly-responsive IT support, computer consulting and managed IT services for businesses in Rochester and Buffalo
Sitima Fowler, co-CEO; Michael Fowler, co-CEO

61 | The Duke Co.
Rental, sales and service of construction equipment and concrete forming systems; building material and de-icing product sales
David Terry, president and managing member

62 | Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning
Heating and air conditioning service and installation provider
Raymond Isaac, president

63 | Butler/Till Media Services Inc.
Media and communications agency
Kimberly Jones, president; Peter Infante, chief strategy officer; Melissa Palmer, COO and CFO

64 | Conifer Realty LLC
Property development, management, construction and ownership of multifamily housing communities
Timothy Fournier, president and CEO; Thomas R. Johnson, executive vice president and CFO; Joan Hoover, executive vice president

65 | Klein Steel Service Inc.
World-class metals processor, distributor and innovative solutions provider
Todd Zyra, president; Patrick DiLaura, chief talent officer; Michelle Westrich, vice president, finance

66 | Patriot Towers Inc.
Cell tower construction, maintenance and upgrade
Richard Schickler III, president and CEO; Douglas Harradine, vice president; Deborah Congden, CFO

67 | Innovative Solutions Ltd.
IT consulting firm that aligns technology to business objectives
Robert Titus, CEO; Justin Copie, president

68 | 2TouchPOS
High-performance point-of-sale systems for nightclub, bar and restaurant industry
Eric Elwell, CEO; Kevin Bolton, vice president – fulfillment; Matthew Wambach, vice president – marketing

69 | Alesco Advisors LLC
SEC-registered investment adviser
James Gould, president; Todd Green, chief investment officer; Fritz Minges, executive vice president

70 | UniLink Inc.
Supplier of table-top financial hardware, supplies and value-added services to financial institutions
Louis Fuchs, president and CEO

71 | OptiPro Systems LLC
Manufacturer of CNC grinding, polishing and metrology machines for the precision optics industry; distributor of Mastercam software and Methods machine tools in New York
Mike Bechtold, president

72 | Nu-Look Collision Inc.
Automotive and fleet/heavy truck collision repair; vehicle accessory and fleet upfitting shop
Todd Zigrossi, president

73 | Special Care Systems LLC
Health care communications provider
Ann Kowal, president and CEO

74 | The Dorschel Automotive Group
Vehicle dealership with sales and service
Richard Dorschel, president

75 | Gardner Plus Architects PLLC
Architectural services firm
David Gardner, president; Todd Martin, vice president

76 | Steel Tech Fabricators Inc.
Metal fabricators and erectors
Terence Brown Sr., president and CEO; Terence Brown Jr., executive; Joseph Enock Nelson, executive

77 | The Pike Cos.
Construction manager, general constructor, design builder, program manager and developer
Thomas Judson Jr., chairman; Rufus Judson, CEO, the Pike Cos.; president, the Pike Co. Inc.; Andrew Hislop, president and CEO, Lecesse Construction Services

78 | Martino Flynn LLC
Full-service advertising and public relations agency
Raymond Martino, partner; Christopher Flynn, partner  Kevin Flynn, partner

79 | SMP
Provider of IT solutions with vast experience in all aspects of corporate information technology
Kristin Rorapaugh, CEO; Eric Rorapaugh, president

80 | eHealth Technologies
Provider of health record access and retrieval, intelligent aggregation, and analytics to help health systems deliver timely and clinically appropriate treatment to each referred patient while also maximizing engagement with their referral network
Ken Rosenfeld, president and CEO

81 | Hamilton Stern Construction LLC
Full-service construction manager/general contractor specializing in both residential and commercial construction
Justin Hamilton, co-owner; Christopher Stern, co-owner

82 | Parlec Inc.
Manufacturer of CNC/tooling and tool-measuring devices
Michael Nuccitelli, president and CEO; Ronald Ricotta, director

83 | Spex Precision Machine
Manufacturer and distributor of machined components
Michael Nolan, president

84 | CaterTrax
Software-as-a-service company that provides a web-based catering management platform to the non-commercial food service industry
Rich Rund, co-founder and CEO; Dan Welch, co-founder and CSO

85 | DeCarolis Truck Rental Inc.
Full-service truck rental and leasing, service, parts sales and student transportation
Paul DeCarolis, chairman; Michael Margarone, president; Mark Williams, vice president – finance

86 | Brite Computers
Provider of network and data security, virtualization, computing infrastructure, managed services and public safety technology
Justin Smith, president and COO; Trevor Smith, executive vice president of sales and marketing

87 | American Packaging Corp.
Manufacturer of flexible packaging materials and products for food, confections, pharmaceutical and agricultural/chemical industries
Peter Schottland, president and CEO

88 | Classic Automation LLC
Worldwide provider of parts, products and services to users of installed control systems and drives
Fritz Ruebeck, president

89 | Mercury Print
       Productions Inc.
Offset sheet-fed commercial printer, including on-demand digital print workflow, in-house bindery capabilities, digital print books, and electronic media solutions division, fulfillment and warehousing
John Place, CEO

90 | Bergmann Associates
Full-service, multidisciplinary design firm with extensive experience providing engineering, architectural and planning services
Thomas Mitchell, president and CEO; Pete Giovenco, vice president and director of operations; Andrew Raus, vice president of strategic planning and business development

91 | Harris Beach PLLC
General service law firm
James Spitz Jr., CEO

92 | HR Works Inc.
Human resource consulting and outsourcing services
Candace Walters, president and CEO; Christopher Dickens, CFO

93 | New York Patriot Construction Inc.
Complete home improvement company
Jan Brewster, president

94 | Davidson Fink LLP
Offers a full range of legal services—locally, regionally, and nationally
Robert Galbraith Jr., managing partner

95 | Sheridan Brothers Moving
Full-service residential and commercial moving company
Mike Sheridan, president; Jennifer Sheridan, senior administrative coordinator

96 | Biomaxx Inc.
Manufacturer of wood pellets
Chris Modesti, CEO; Mike Sayers, CFO; Dan Wetzel, vice president of sales

97 | Tender Loving Family Care Inc.
Home health service provider
Annika D’Andrea, president and CEO

98 | Redman Construction Inc.
Site and utility company
Scott Arend, CEO; Nicholas D’Ambrosio, CFO; John McKinley, lead project manager

99 | Van Zile Travel Service
Travel management company
Kate Van Zile, president; Michelle Arney, vice president; Rebecca Mineo, vice president; Julie Santino, vice president

100 | Upstate Door Inc.
Manufacturer of custom residential and commercial wood doors
Robert Fontaine, president/owner   

10/30/15 (c) 2015 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or email


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