Marc Iacona

Marc Iacona

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Marc Iacona

CEO, Simcona Electronics; Executive Director, CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival

marc-iacona-tim-fuss-1Years in current role: 10 years at Simcona, 19 at CRIJF

What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career?

Learn to listen and appreciate others’ opinions. Always focus on moving forward in a positive direction. Never forget to recognize individuals who have contributed to your success!

What’s been your biggest success?

Being part of two organizations that have made a positive difference in our community.

Who have been the biggest mentors in your career?

My parents and the small group of very respected business owners and musicians that I have interacted with for the past 25 years.

What do you do to unplug in your free time?

Spending time with family and friends. Being invited to sit in and play my horn with my good friend and talented business partner John Nugent and other musicians who are much more talented than I am!

This profile is part of Rochester Business Journal's Power 100 list for 2021. Information used in this profile was sourced from the honoree. View the full list at