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Carlos Carballada:
The hometown bank president who could

If anyone but Carlos Carballada had staked such a fierce claim to the hometown bank name in Rochester, it might have made real trouble. People still might be muttering about First National Bank of Rochester’s questionable past, or wondering aloud ...

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JERRY KEIMIG Position: Plant manager, 3M Co.’s printing and publishing systems operation in Rochester Age: 48 Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, South Dakota State University Avocation: Woodworking Quote: “You know, when we raise our children, the minute they talk– the ...

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Jerry Keimig:
A plant manager whose roots run deep

3M Co.’s Rochester plant is a long stretch from the farm of Jerry Keimig’s youth. Yet this farm boy turned manufacturing plant manager finds fertile ground in the industrial flatlands of Mt. Read Boulevard, where his field these days is ...

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William Poole: Travels of a pharmacy industry veteran

William Poole has the kind of build that suggests he could play a wicked tennis game, sprint a quick 50 or run 20 miles a day. In fact, Poole has traveled many miles–though not necessarily on foot. In his 22 ...

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Thomas McDermott:
Drawing Goulds Pumps’ new blueprint

Sitting in the sparsely furnished conference room of Goulds Pumps Inc.’s new Fairport headquarters, Thomas McDermott scans the bare walls as if hoping to find on them the mot juste he seeks. The question–precisely what he will do differently than ...

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Joyce Haag:
Eastman Kodak Co. is her only client

Flowers arrived at Joyce Haag’s office recently to congratulate her on being elected corporate secretary of Eastman Kodak Co. In the note accompanying the flowers, friends from her old law firm said they were glad to see she finally had ...

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Joseph DeSilva: A change agent
reshapes the Genesee Hospital

The freezing rain and snow falling outside the Genesee Hospital reminded Joseph DeSilva of winters back in Massachusetts when he had to scrape a hole in the ice caked on his windshield in order to see the road. Sunny Phoenix ...

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Elizabeth Brauer:
Links that foster science education

Standing amid blue plastic tubs filled with empty glass jars, Elizabeth Brauer pulls a twisted coat hanger from a nearby shelf and balances it on her head. In demonstrating the center of gravity, Brauer’s goofy enthusiasm is infectious. Coat hangers, ...

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ELIZABETH BRAUER Position: Coordinator, Science Linkages in the Community Age: 50 Education: Doctorate in zoology, University of Wisconsin Avocation: Beekeeping Quote: “One of the reasons I am who I am is contact with the natural world early on. When I ...

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Harry Trueheart: Making his practice the business of law

Every year, phones start to ring in the offices of America’s top 100 or so law firms in America. Reporters for American Lawyer magazine dial partner after partner, seeking details of firm finances and partners’ compensation. Partners are those who ...

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Anthony Wilson: Still willing to gamble after all these years

Wilson, a millionaire real estate developer cum restaurateur cum hotelier, and now a retailer, is a sort of anti-George Eastman, an exception that proves the rule of the staid, careful Eastman spirit that is seen as the Rochester norm. Since ...

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Roy Myers: A growing experience at Curtice Burns

Myers, an executive vice president with Curtice Burns and Pro-Fac’s general manager, ended up fighting for Pro-Fac and the growers against Curtice Burns, led by President and CEO William Petty. During this period, Myers endured more than lengthy and difficult ...

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Raymond Hutch: Practicing
management by doing

That was an easy feat 24 years ago, when Western New York Computing Systems Inc. was a one-man show. Today, with 120 workers, birthday lunches eat up quite a bit more of Hutch’s time. Those extra calories pose no problem ...

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