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Singh oversees nurse-led employee wellness program at UR Medicine (access required)

Renu Singh is CEO of UR Medicine Employee Wellness and Senior Associate Dean for Operations at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. (Photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester)

Renu Singh has a passion for wellness and believes preventative care can play a major role in a person’s longevity and quality of life. “We have so much control over our health,” says Singh, noting that some 75 percent of ...

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Ensuring there’s a can-do attitude at Billitier Electric (access required)

Ron Billitier is president of Billitier Electric LLC, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. (Provided)

When one company has been in business for 76 years, which is the case for LeChase Construction Service LLC, and when one of its frequent partners on projects, Billitier Electric Inc., has been around for 50 years, the involved parties ...

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Katherine Douglas leads MCC through unexpected challenges as interim president (access required)

Dr. Katherine Douglas is the interim president of MCC. (Kate Melton)

Community colleges are filled with problem solvers, says Monroe Community College’s interim president, Katherine P. Douglas. “We are a community of problem solvers and we do that incredibly well,” said Douglas, who prefers to be called Kate. For example, look ...

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Leader of RHIO herds health care data (access required)

Jill Eisenstein

Just as it would have been difficult decades ago to imagine a pandemic scenario like the one we’re all living through today, most of us also could not have envisioned an electronic information system like the one managed by Jill ...

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Roloson aims for small-firm mentality as president of LaBella (access required)

LaBella Associates President Jeff Roloson (Provided)

There was something about the concept of drawing lines on paper to create some sort of structure—a barn, a warehouse, a house, whatever—that Jeff Roloson always found compelling. Then again, while growing up in the Seneca County village of Waterloo, ...

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Real estate lawyer brings down-to-earth style to Howard Hanna (access required)


Fred Corsi was supposed to be sending criminals to prison; that was his intention leaving law school and why the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office in downtown Pittsburgh had a job waiting for him upon graduation from the University of ...

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Dean works dynamically to create more doctoral programs at RIT (access required)

Twyla Cummins of Penfield is the Associate Provost of Graduate Education at RIT

Twyla J. Cummings has a big job ahead of her. As associate provost and dean of graduate education at Rochester Institute of Technology, she’s tasked with changing the mindset of colleges at RIT so they can produce a lot more ...

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Bringing a spark to business at Hewitt Young Electric (access required)

Cody Hewitt

As the co-owner’s son, Cody Hewitt did not volunteer but rather was volunteered — by said co-owner — to spend summers during his high school years working at Hewitt Young Electric LLC. To be clear, this was not a job taken ...

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Leader of pro bono group sees strength in legal community (access required)


Tina Monshipour Foster has seen the impact that a community of lawyers can have when deployed to tackle a problem. She led a multi-year effort to recruit hundreds of attorneys in the early 2000s to represent Guantanamo Bay detainees and ...

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Accounting firm leader brings his best to work with clients, employees (access required)

Mark Kovaleski, CPA of Victor is the Managing Partner at Mengel Metzger Barr & Co., LLP

Mark Kovaleski and Tom Rogers have known each other for some time and in different settings. Kovaleski’s firm has provided accounting services to two companies that Tom Rogers has worked for and both served on the same charitable board. But the ...

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Intivity CEO comfortable taking risks with backing of family, colleagues (access required)

Fabricio Morales is the President and CEO of Intivity, located in East Rochester.

When Fabricio Morales’ colleagues call him a risk-taker, they’re not kidding. Morales came to the U.S. from Mexico as an exchange student in 1977, returned to Arkansas for college where he met his future wife, went back to Mexico to ...

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