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Steve Metzger rises through ranks at LaBella Associates (access required)

Steven Metzger

For a good four years, starting in 1999, Steve Metzger spent the majority of his workweeks bringing to fruition the terminal building at the Port of Rochester. As vice president and director of civil engineering for LaBella Associates, Metzger was ...

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Profile: Dixon takes on new role (access required)

Cressida A. Dixon, deputy managing member of the Perinton office of Bond, Schoeneck & King, will work with managing member Edward P. Hourihan Jr. on hiring, budgets, growth strategy, and staff issues. (Bennett Loudon)

Cressida Dixon, chair of the trust and estates department at Bond, Schoeneck & King, is now deputy managing member of the Rochester office. “I’m very excited about taking on new opportunities on the management side. This is a great opportunity ...

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Jerry Grant: The man with computer drive (access required)


Jerry Grant juggles a demanding schedule as the owner of a private computer consulting business and part-time digital forensics investigator for the Federal Public Defender’s Office, but he claims he’s never worked a day in his life. Grant, who has ...

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Neal Evans is Rochester’s Mr. GM (access required)

Neal Evans

It may be hard to fathom, but imagine a manufacturer losing 30,000 years of experience in one fell swoop. That’s what happened following Delphi Automotive Systems’ 2005 bankruptcy filing, which resulted in more than 1,000 early retirements. And that was ...

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A life of compassion at St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center (access required)

In the kitchen of her home off Lake Avenue, Christine Wagner scurries between her oven and the half dozen trays of unbaked bread resting on countertops, preparing for their journey to the annual church bake sale. In the center of ...

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Giovenco parleys curiosity, talent to reach top spot at Bergmann

  You read Pete Giovenco’s request to the 400-plus employees of Bergmann in his quarterly in-house newsletter and you don’t envision the warm smile, the down-to-earth demeanor and the raised-by-Italian-immigrants work ethic he possesses. You also don’t see someone who ...

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Home care has a powerful advocate in Elizabeth Zicari (access required)

In 2010 Elizabeth Zicari decided it was time to hang up her Jazzercise shoes, but her energy has not waned. Many people in the community recognize the Brighton native as the first Jazzercise instructor in Rochester, introducing the fitness class ...

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Profile: A rapping new president for RIT (access required)


When David Munson Jr. tells you that engineers are disproportionately represented in marching bands and glee clubs, it’s just as much an insight into his personal history as it is about the multi-talented students he’s serving as the new president ...

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Dragana Pavlovic: Personable engineer at Xerox (access required)


It may come as no surprise that when engineer Dragana Pavlovic discovered a fondness for yoga, she felt the desire to dissect the discipline and to understand the biologics of the ancient spiritual science. “I have really gotten interested in ...

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Karin Cole makes healing a spiritual experience (access required)

Karin Cole

For most, a good massage is a simply relaxing experience. It’s a means to unwind after a particularly stressful week and loosen up those muscles that have grown tense and worn. For Karin Cole, founder of Monarch Integrative Care, however, ...

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Hockey guy turns to coaching investors (access required)

Craig Dahl of Mendon is the regional managing director for Principal Financial. Photo by Kate Melton.

For 26 years his office had been a narrow parcel of real estate alongside an ice rink, a space just wide enough to pace or stand but with little room to do much else. Behind him, a sea of often-maniacal ...

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He puts the joy in design

Charles Cerankowsky

If you look around Rochester, it is not hard to find signs of Chuck Cerankosky’s influence. In the last decade he has helped to bring new dining experiences to the area, all filtered through a specific lens and his first ...

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Profile: Finding ‘the right thing to do’

Sankar Sewnauth, CEO of CDS Life Transitions

When Sankar Sewnauth talks about his job and the organization he has led since 1998, his pride is unmistakable. But his philosophy is even more evident. Sewnauth’s story is peppered with the phrase, “It was the right thing to do.” ...

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Iglewski focuses on organic growth

On the horizon for KeyBank’s presence in Western New York are goals of expansion, philanthropy and tapping into a market ripe for a revitalization. From the acquisition of long-standing private banking staple First Niagara in late July 2016 to the ...

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Profile: Jim Iglewski appointed to lead Key Private Banking

President for Key Private Bank in Western New York Jim Iglewski.

On the horizon for KeyBank’s presence in Western New York are goals of expansion, philanthropy and tapping into a market ripe for a revitalization. From the acquisition of long-standing private banking staple First Niagara in late July 2016 to the ...

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