Home / Profile (page 109) /

Profile

Close-up

Robert Ruppenthal Position: President, Real Time Enterprises Inc. Education: B.S., electrical engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, 1977 Age: 53 Family: Wife, Kathryn Fiske; Daughters, Elizabeth, 22, and Sarah, 17 Interests: Canoeing, camping, skiing Quote: “My goal at RTE is ...

Read More »

C.J. Rapp:
A high-energy entrepreneur revs it up

C.J. Rapp is thirsty for more. The man who introduced caffeine-laden soft drinks to an entire generation is set to launch Power Station, a merchandising concept that combines fountain dispensers and coolers under the banner “Liquidz You Can Feel.” The ...

Read More »

Close-up

C.J. Rapp Position: President and CEO, Global Beverage Co. Education: B.A., sociology, SUNY College at Potsdam, 1981 Age: 38 Family: Wife, Linda; Son, Hunter, 14; Daughters, Courtney, 12, Taylor, 6 Interests: Hockey, golf Favorite beverage: Jolt; drinks at least three ...

Read More »

Bert Orr:
Deciding what’s in store for Midtown

Bert Orr dispatches the radio reporter in no more than a minute. The reporter, calling from a station whose call letters Orr cannot precisely remember moments after hanging up, wants to know what Orr’s plan is for Midtown Plaza. “There ...

Read More »

Close-up

Bert Orr Position: Vice president, LaSalle Partners Management Ltd.; general manager, Midtown Plaza Education: B.A., urban studies, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Ind., 1975; M.A., public administration, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., 1977 Age: 44 Family: Wife, Lisa; Children, Erin, ...

Read More »

Richard Popovic:
Schooled in the personal side of business

What is it that makes a group of people click, and how can you speed up the process? At Xerox Corp., Richard Popovic studied teams and how to make their members work better together. Now he uses the knowledge he ...

Read More »

Close-up

Richard Popovic Position: Associate dean, Executive Development Program, University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration Education: B.A., psychology, Pennsylvania State University’s Behrend College, Erie, Pa., 1972; MBA, Simon School, 1992 Age: 49 Family: Wife, Rose; Daughter, ...

Read More »

Close-up

Robert Tobin Position: President and CEO, Tobin & Associates Inc. Education: B.A., sociology, Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J., 1971 Age: 48 Family: Wife, Patricia; Children, Dawn, 24, Joseph, 21, Anna, 14, Emily, 9 Interests: Coaching basketball, watching sports, reading, ...

Read More »

Robert Tobin:
A business strategy based on integrity

Robert Tobin is back where he started 11 years ago–working from a home office. Except now he directs a $9.4 million company, and works there to free office space at Tobin & Associates Inc.’s headquarters. Tobin, president and CEO, started ...

Read More »

Close-up

Chander Sud Position: Partner, India House Restaurants and grocery store Education: B.A., economics, Punjab University, India, 1976 Age: 43 Family: Wife, Shobha; Daughter, Chandni, 9 Interests: Gardening, cooking Quote: “Indian food is gaining in popularity. It will be the cuisine ...

Read More »

Chander Sud:
Authenticity is his recipe for success

Chander Sud is meticulous about the presentation and taste of Indian food. At his recently opened India House Restaurant in Victor, Sud carefully checks all the details while greeting customers. “This is not cold enough,” Sud says, pointing to lentil ...

Read More »

Close-up

James D’Amico Position: President and CEO, Genesee Valley Trust Co. Education: B.A., economics, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1969; M.S., financial sciences, American College, Bryn Mawr, Pa. Age: 50 Family: Wife, Renee; Sons, Lance, 29, Clifford, 27; Daughters, Allyson, 26, Jaime, ...

Read More »

James D’Amico:
Putting a premium on personal service

At heart, James D’Amico is a small-town fellow. So it made sense when he decided to help start a bank focused on the values of service and family that he holds dear. D’Amico, president and CEO of Genesee Valley Trust ...

Read More »

Close-up

James Bertolone Position: President, Rochester Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and president, American Postal Workers Union Local 215 Education: Attended SUNY College at Brockport, 1969-1972, majoring in history; Cornell University New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, certificate in ...

Read More »

James Bertolone:
Building momentum for a movement

“Labor lifts all boats.” James Bertolone–president of the American Postal Workers Union Local 215 and the newly elected president of the Rochester Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO–uses the maxim often, dropping it into conversation with mantra-like frequency. By it he means ...

Read More »