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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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Profile: A graduate comes back to lead

Gregory Vincent, the new president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, has a network of family and friends he calls his board of directors. Throughout his life, he has had mentors investing in his success. “One of the pieces of ...

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Profile: GRAWA president has full agenda

Jodie L. Ryan’s plans as the new president of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys include revamping the judicial candidate evaluation process, planning for the group’s 35th anniversary, and possibly creating a foundation arm of the organization. Ryan, of ...

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Profile: Creating a business to meet a need

When Al Gauvin’s older sister needed in-home care after being diagnosed with cancer, he and his wife welcomed her into their home. They rearranged work schedules and stopped in at lunchtime to provide her with as much support as possible. ...

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Profile: Continuing to fight injustice

Whether taking a stand against the state Education Department or devoting time to helping impoverished children in Kenya, William Cala is driven by a simple idea. “I cannot stomach knowing there is an injustice,” says Cala, 68, retired superintendent of ...

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Profile: Leader has a passion for optics

It is one thing for a person’s passion to be all-consuming and another thing for that passion to be part of nearly everything in the modern world. For Scott Carney, both ideas were true as he became a student of ...

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Profile: Leader’s passion runs in the family

Deb Rosen grew up surrounded by altruism. “My mother, my brother and my sister-in-law are all social workers,” says the 48-year-old executive director of Bivona Child Advocacy Center. “And my father is an architect, but he has worked in the ...

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Profile: New leader creates opportunities

Each morning, John Caruso heads to his home office, where he prepares for the workday. For Caruso, president of Rochester-based Passero Associates DPC, getting organized early in the day before heading to the office is vital to his success. “I ...

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CEO Becky Wehle brings nearly 45 years of history to the post

Although she has been involved with Genesee Country Village & Museum for decades, Elizabeth Wehle still is learning about the full scope of her new job as its president and chief executive. “I wasn’t coming in completely blind, in the ...

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Architect makes historical mark

Jennifer Ahrens is so passionate about her work as an architect that she recently bought half-ownership in the company for which she works, Bero Architecture PLLC, and now shares the title of co-partner. Bero Architecture has a strong reputation throughout ...

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Lusk takes uncommon path to lead Nixon Peabody office

Jared Lusk would be the first to tell you his path to being named the newest managing partner at Nixon Peabody LLP’s Rochester office was out of the ordinary. Most partners at the firm start at the bottom and work ...

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Storyteller leads new chapter

Danny Hoskins adds fresh take to city’s Blackfriars Theatre Although it was more than 25 years ago, Danny Hoskins still remembers walking slowly across the gymnasium floor to inform his basketball coach he was leaving the team. “I was in full makeup ...

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CEO Jennifer Leonard leads Rochester Area Community Foundation

As president and CEO of Rochester Area Community Foundation, Jennifer Leonard shies away from discussing her personal accomplishments, instead preferring to discuss the success of the organization she oversees. Fortunately, those who know her are happy to speak on her ...

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