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Roger Hunt:
A manager who’s no stranger to change

In the eight months since Roger Hunt came to Rochester, the local health care system has undergone changes that in other communities take three to five years. “So if health care professionals, managers, board members feel like the ground is ...

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Thomas Bonadio:
The rewards of a clear vision of growth

Thomas Bonadio leans back and smiles. “The past few years have been good,” he says. They have indeed. Known for several years as having virtually cornered the market for accounting services to the area’s health care and non-profit organizations, Bonadio ...

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Position: Director, George Eastman House Age: 53 Education: Ph.D. and M.A., SUNY College at Buffalo; B.S., St. Bona-venture University Family: Two sons, 26 and 29 Leisure activities: Water-skiing, swimming laps, taking long walks, writing essays and poetry, listening to music, ...

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Anthony Bannon:
A fresh eye at the George Eastman House

For new Director Anthony Bannon, the entire House–in fact, Rochester itself–is one big Discovery Room. This institution is “at the brink of profound opportunity, given to us by our time, by our presence in Rochester, by our history,” says Bannon, ...

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Nancy Woodhull: Pressing for causes with truth in common

Yes, Nancy Woodhull’s mother worked outside the home. No, that did not have as big an impact on her own career path as one might think. It seems an obvious question to ask Woodhull, a woman whose name is as ...

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Katherine Keough: A blueprint for St. John Fisher’s future

Building academic programs is Katherine Keough’s specialty. As new president of St. John Fisher College, strengthening degrees is one of her top goals. Not that she thinks the institution’s academic core needs to be revamped. Fine-tuned is a better word, ...

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William Nojay: Steering RTS through troubled times

Taking off his suit jacket and hanging it over a chair in one smooth motion, William Nojay is four sentences into a detailed discussion of mass transit in general and the Regional Transit Service Inc. specifically before he sits down. ...

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Mark Hill:
His mission at Xerox covers the spectrum

Color is flashy. Mark Hill is not. His office at Building 111 in Xerox Corp.’s sprawling Webster complex could hardly be more spare. The decor consists of one rather ugly wall clock–a Xerox time-to-market award, it turns out. It’s as ...

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Position: Vice president and general manager, Xerox Color Solutions Business Unit, Office Document Products Group Age: 35 Education: Bachelor’s degree in molecular biology, Harvard University; MBA, Harvard Business School Quote: “I think our biggest challenge at Xerox over the next ...

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Albert Paley: Forging a path of mammoth proportions

Artists often are viewed–by themselves and others–with distant reverence, as if they, and they alone, hold some special claim to creativity. But ask Albert Paley what makes him so special and he stares at you with this look that says, ...

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Kate Bennett: Rochester Museum & Science Center

Kate Bennett has come home to Rochester in her new post as executive director of the Rochester Museum & Science Center. But that is not the reason Bennett took the job. Like most other undertakings in her life, it came ...

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John O’Brien: PSC Inc.

As a rule, John O’Brien is not given to overstatement. “This is a gold-mine opportunity,” crows the lanky, laid-back president of PSC Inc., speaking of the recent merger of PSC and Spectra-Physics Scanning Systems Inc. “I think we can build ...

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Position: President, PSC Inc. Age: 46 Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Previous post: President, Spectra-Physics Scanning Systems Inc., which was purchased by PSC earlier this year Quote: Michael Hone, PSC’s chairman and CEO, is “kind of a ...

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David Fischer & James Ririe: Cypress Cryovac

The Ronald Reagan presidential memorabilia adorning virtually every surface save the floor and ceiling of David Fischer’s office are there “because people like to see them.” He volunteers the information, answering a question that had not been asked. An almost ...

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Robert Reeves:
GeoVest Advisors Inc.

The river taught him to steer true. “You’re surrounded by things beyond your control, like the weather,” he says. “You learn respect for danger, to keep a solid perspective on where you’re headed.” Today as president of GeoVest Advisors Inc., ...

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