Recent Articles from Ben Jacobs
Rochester Biz Conversations: Dr. Lesli Myers-Small, Superintendent of the Rochester City School District
Dr. Lesli Myers-Small, superintendent of the Rochester City School District, talks to the RBJ about her first year on the job, the district's response to the pandemic, the district's finances and more.
Jill Knittel, president of JK Executive Strategies, joins the RBJ to talk about winning the Small Business Person of the Year award, how companies' leadership needs have changed as a result of the pandemic and continued social unrest, what companies should be doing to ensure smooth leadership transitions, and more.
Rochester City Councilman Malik Evans joins the RBJ to discuss winning the Democratic mayoral primary and his plans to address gun violence, economic growth, the Rochester City School District and more.
The Rochester Business Journal’s inaugural Power List program continues this week with our Power 30 Construction & Real Estate. The list includes individuals who are quite literally shaping the Rochester community. The people on this list help companies achieve their goals and help families fulfill their dreams. They have helped make sure projects and plans […]
Elaine Spaull, Executive Director of The Center for Youth, joins the RBJ to talk about the center, its new Bridge to Peace building, Fashion Week, and more.
Rochester Biz Conversations: Rob Norris, President of Seabreeze Amusement Park, and Genevieve Norris-Brown, Director of HR & Operations at Seabreeze
Rob Norris, President of Seabreeze Amusement Park, and Genevieve Norris-Brown, Director of HR & Operations at Seabreeze, join the RBJ to talk about the park's reopening, COVID protocols, the Jack Rabbit and more.
Rochester Red Wings General Manager Dan Mason joins the RBJ to discuss the Wings' home opener, their affiliation with the Washington Nationals, what fans can expect this season, and more.
Lindsay McCutchen, founder and CEO of Career Start, joins the RBJ to talk about the current labor shortage and what companies can do, what she learned during the pandemic, her outlook for the rest of the year, and more.
Randy Henderson, president of Henderson Ford, joins the RBJ to discuss how the pandemic has affected the auto industry, the future of electric vehicles, his outlook for the rest of this year, and more.
Rochester Biz Conversations: Teresa Galbier, Chapter Executive of Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester and the Finger Lakes
Teresa Galbier, chapter executive for the Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester and the Finger Lakes, joins the RBJ to discuss her organization's response to the pandemic, its 40th anniversary this year, what companies can do to support employees who are caregivers for family members with dementia, and more.
Chrysa Charno, CEO of AcuteKids Pediatric Urgent Care, joins the RBJ to discuss her organization's response to COVID-19, the pop-up vaccine clinic for high school students held last week, the vaccine rollout, and more.
St. John Fisher College President Gerard Rooney joins the RBJ to discuss the college's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the surprises and silver linings from the past year, his outlook for the rest of this year, and more.