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Theodore Levy:
A stock pro who follows his own beat

Whether at the office crunching numbers on three computers running simultaneously or relaxing at home playing his favorite George Gershwin songs, tickling keyboards fills Theodore Levy’s days and nights. Levy easily ranks as the best-known local stock analyst–a reflection of ...

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Theodore Levy Position: Senior vice president and director of research, Essex Capital Markets Inc. Age: 57 Education: B.S., accounting, University of Rochester, 1960; M.S., finance, University of Rochester, 1964 Family: Wife, Shirley; children, Michael, 30, and Shari, 28 Hobbies: Music, ...

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Albert Charbonneau Position: President and CEO, the Rochester Health Commission Age: 54 Education: B.S., literature and philosophy, University of Rhode Island, 1968; MBA, health care administration, Cornell University, 1973 Family: Wife, Marie; children, Jonathan, 17, and Jessie, 12 Hobbies: Tennis, ...

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Al Charbonneau:
Building a community health care voice

Over the next year, the Rochester Health Commission could establish itself as an independent voice for quality and value in the health care system. The panel also could falter, a good idea that never took off. Whatever the future holds, ...

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Jama Dodson Position: Executive director, the Center for Youth Services Inc. Age: 44 Education: B.S., education, Southwest Missouri State University, 1975; master’s of public administration, SUNY College at Brockport, 1995 Marital status: Married nine years to James Chisholm Community involvement: ...

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Jama Dodson:
An organization that’s forever young

In 1971, opposition to the Vietnam War galvanized young activists around the country. They had all the answers–or so they thought. Such strong beliefs–and a commitment to act on them–prompted a group of young Rochesterians, who called themselves the Monroe ...

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Douglas Woods Position: President, Liberty Precision Industries Ltd. Age: 36 Education: B.S., marketing, Syracuse University’s School of Management, Syracuse, N.Y., 1981; B.S., finance, Syracuse University, 1982 Marital status: Married 11 years to Mary Woods Children: Marlies, 6; second daughter due ...

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Douglas Woods:
Life, Liberty and the pursuit of success

It is the summer of 1995, and Douglas Woods is a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Upstate New York division Entrepreneur of the Year award. He is sitting at a table at the awards banquet certain he will not win. ...

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Russell Stingel, makes his mark on IEC

Last year, IEC Electronics Corp. was reeling. Its profits and stock price fell and Roger Main–the founder, president and CEO of the 30-year-old Wayne County company–died. Layoffs slashed the company’s employment to 1,000 from a peak of 1,700. Then Main’s ...

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Jill McCabe:
A players takes her game to the next level

Athletes who possess an abundance of desire and talent typically dream of someday going to play with the best in the world. Jill McCabe invited the best in the world to come play with her. McCabe and 25 other female ...

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Roger Battaglia: A steady hand of a time of transition

Roger Battaglia has always felt drawn to St. Joseph’s Villa of Rochester. The non-profit’s president and CEO grew up in the North Greece neighborhood around the Villa’s main campus, and played football on the field next to its residential cottages ...

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Michael MacDonald Position: Xerox Corp. senior vice president for operations support and chief of staff of U.S. Customer Operations Age: 43 Education: B.A., political science, Rutgers University, Princeton, N.J., 1975; attended John C. Hagen Graduate School of Business at Iona ...

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Michael MacDonald:
An executive who knows his customers

Lately, for the first time in a two-decade career with Xerox Corp., Michael MacDonald begun to entertain the notion that someday he might work elsewhere. A rising star at the company, MacDonald in January was named senior vice president for ...

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Learning to serve

Corpus Christi Church Inc.’s Rogers House-Prison Ministry offers job training for ex-offenders in cooperation with Rogers House Restaurant, which opened in 1987 after three years of renovation by parishioners. It also provides church members and other customers with a friendly ...

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James Smith
Investing in the future of ex-offenders

Given that widespread failure, Smith says, “some people are looking for creative alternatives (to repeated incarceration). They are able to see beyond the need to punish.” Last year, Rogers House–operating on a budget of some $150,000–“graduated” eight ex-offenders, men who ...

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