Todd Oldham

Todd Oldham

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Todd Oldham

Vice President, Economic Development, Workforce & Career Technical Education, Monroe Community College

todd-oldham_7260Years in current role: 10

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

Believe in yourself and your ideas but always be open to other perspectives.

What’s been your biggest success?

Being able to be part of successfully launching the workforce development division at MCC.

Who have been the biggest mentors in your career?

My parents, who taught me the value of hard work and responsibility through my involvement in the family business.

What are your hopes for the Rochester community this year?

That as a community, we would collaborate much more effectively on the big issues affecting us all and worry a lot less on who gets the credit. That we would be bold in our thinking about our community.

What do you do to unplug in your free time?

Spending time with my family and trying to get outdoors as much as possible to recharge.

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