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Marisa Geitner

Marisa Geitner President & CEO, Heritage Christian Services Years in current role: 8 What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? Always seek the second story — including a willingness to study how work really gets done vs. ...

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Matt Hurlbutt

Matt Hurlbutt President & CEO, Greater Rochester Enterprise Years in current role: 3 What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? Listen to others as you focus on results while keeping your word, and do the right thing. ...

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Heidi Zimmer-Meyer

Heidi Zimmer-Meyer President, Rochester Downtown Development Corporation Years in current role: 18 What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? The communities that bring opportunities to everyone and many voices to the table will do better economically. What’s ...

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Rufus Judson

Rufus Judson Chief Executive Officer, Pike Cos. Ltd. Judson became the fifth generation to lead Pike Cos. when he took over as president in 2011 and CEO in 2015. He started working for the family business in the early 1990s ...

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Martin K. Birmingham

Martin K. Birmingham President & Chief Executive Officer, Financial Institutions, Inc. and Five Star Bank Years in current role: 8 What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? Throughout the journey, you should appreciate the variety of experiences ...

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Christopher D. Jagel

Christopher D. Jagel Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Harris Beach PLLC Years in current role: 20 years as partner, 4 years as CEO What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? The importance of a positive culture and ...

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Michael Mendoza

Michael Mendoza Commissioner of Public Health, Monroe County Years in current role: 4 What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? I’m learning the value of planning without over-planning. It’s important to look ahead for trends that, along ...

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Andrew Gallina

Andrew Gallina President, Gallina Development Corp. Years in current role: 40 What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? Be respectful and fair to those you deal with, so you can expect the same. It is important to ...

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Marc Iacona

Marc Iacona CEO, Simcona Electronics; Executive Director, CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival Years 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. ...

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Bruce Zicari

Bruce Zicari CEO & Managing Partner, The Bonadio Group Years in current role: 1.5 What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? One of the most important lessons I’ve learned throughout my career is to always lead with ...

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Daniel J. Burns

Daniel J. Burns SVP and Regional President, Rochester, M&T Bank Years in current role: 15-plus years (35 years with M&T) What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? I recently attended a leadership development program, and something I ...

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Andrea DeMeo

Andrea DeMeo President & CEO, Trillium Health Years in current role: 6 What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? The most important lesson that I have learned in my career is the value of being a good ...

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Martin Mucci

Martin Mucci President and CEO, Paychex, Inc. Years in current role: 10 What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? To listen. I learned that from my mother and grandmother. Both were great listeners who taught me to ...

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Lovely A. Warren

Lovely A. Warren Mayor, City of Rochester Years in current role: 7 Who have been the biggest mentors in your career? My greatest mentor was the late Honorable Assemblyman David F. Gantt — the first Black state elected official from ...

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Bret Garwood

Bret Garwood CEO, Home Leasing Years in current role: 2 What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career? The most fortunate gift you can receive for your career is a boss who cares about you and your future. ...

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