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Author Archives: Bennett Loudon

Federal COVID vaccination regulations likely to be challenged (access required)

As anticipated, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued regulations requiring workers at private companies with at least 100 employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested weekly, but the rules are expected to be challenged in court.

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Marc Mayer makes most of a non-linear path, now leads Manning & Napier (access required)

As a youngster, Manning & Napier CEO Marc Mayer was focused science. “I thought I might want to be an anthropologist or archeologist possibly,” he said. But after a summer of digging up Indian ruins as a teen, Mayer decided ...

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Vaccine requirement lacks detail (access required)

President Joe Biden’s announcement last week that the federal government will require all workers at large companies to get the COVD-19 vaccine raised lots of questions but provided few answers. Biden said all companies with at least 100 workers will ...

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Get ready now for cannabis industry to begin (access required)

New York state officials have not finalized the licensing applications and regulations needed for the newly legalized cannabis industry, but experts say there is plenty to do to get ready for anybody planning to get into the industry. The Rochester ...

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New mask rules pose challenge to business (access required)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement Monday that the state’s mask mandate was being revised in accordance with federal recommendations, was widely embraced, but still left many questions and confusion. “It’s a trend in the right direction, it just creates so many ...

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Some business leaders say worst of crisis has passed (access required)

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a strain on Rochester-area businesses in the past year, but the community is poised to rebound now that the worst of the crisis has hopefully passed, according to local business leaders. The Rochester Business Journal ...

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Greenlight Networks founder Mark Murphy helps expand high speed internet access (access required)

Mark Murphy had a successful career of almost 20 years as an executive in the high-tech communications industry, with a track record that would have probably led to even more lucrative top-tier job opportunities that would provide long-term financial security ...

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New MCC president named (access required)

A Minnesota college administrator has been named the sixth president of Monroe Community College. Dr. DeAnna R. Burt-Nanna was recommended by the MCC board of trustees and her appointment was confirmed Tuesday by the State University of New York board ...

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Finding the right fit (access required)

John Gilmore is not a lawyer. As the founder of BarkerGilmore, the legal recruiting firm based in Fairport, it makes sense that the first question most people ask him is if he’s a lawyer. Gilmore received his bachelor’s degree and ...

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‘Be yourself’ mentality (access required)

Randi Proukou wants the members of GRAWA (Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys) to let their guard down a little. As president of the Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys Proukou wants to know about all the stresses and struggles ...

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