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Lawrence Sorel has led the Seneca Park Zoo since 1997

    Seneca Park Zoo director Lawrence Sorel spent this week putting the final touches on preparations for the arrival of brother and sister snow leopards from the Los Angeles Zoo. The snow leopards, scheduled to be introduced to the ...

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Leader focuses on the paths taken

  For Daniel Bowllan, regrets about something he did do not scare him as much as regrets for something he never got a chance to do. Understanding that has been a potent motivator throughout his personal and professional life, starting ...

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A new role after years abroad

  The job he took with Rural/Metro Corp. as the company’s Rochester-area division general manager some 15 months ago is a step back in his career arc, Thomas Bonfiglio says. It was not a move he intended to make, but ...

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Industry veteran takes the reins

  If the last 25 years of Anthony Tortorella’s career were his training, E-chx Inc. is his Olympics. The longtime Paychex Inc. vice president for human resources left the company last year, looking for an opportunity that would allow him ...

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Running region’s push to attract jobs

  It is not easy to persuade companies to locate to New York, with its tax burden and regulatory environment being perhaps the most onerous in the nation. That is the task facing Mark Peterson, president and CEO of Greater ...

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Creating big things by caring for little ones

    Naptime is ending for the little ones at the Chili Avenue location of Generations Child Care Inc. The air is filled with anticipation. Once the children have finished their afternoon snack, the real thrill begins: a chance to ...

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This leader works on Xerox’s front line

  The business equipment industry has been changing rapidly, with companies such as Xerox Corp. transitioning from equipment suppliers to full-scale product and service providers. It is a change Michael Zimmer is intimately familiar with. Zimmer, 49, is senior vice ...

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New dean writing Rx for school’s success

Less than a month into his new job as dean of the University of Rochester’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Mark Taubman M.D. is on the horns of a dilemma. Like nearly all U.S. medical school deans, Taubman faces a ...

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Stirring the region’s entrepreneurial cauldron

After six years at Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc., where technology companies and their development are one piece of a larger economic puzzle, James Senall moved to High Tech Rochester Inc. last year to concentrate exclusively on entrepreneurial growth. Ironically, that ...

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Telecom exec went old school

On the wall in Michael Daley’s office is an aerial photograph of Aquinas Institute from decades ago, one with only a passing resemblance to the campus that stands on Dewey Avenue today. In the picture there is no performing arts ...

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Leader finds a home at Rochester firm

A few years ago, when the statewide organization for town clerks was in Rochester for its annual meeting, Gary Domenico and his colleagues came up with a novel way of entertaining the visitors. Domenico, president and CEO of General Code LLC, ...

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Leader puts firm’s focus on the future

He may not be psychic, but John Place has an uncanny ability to see where the commercial printing industry is headed and steer his company in the right direction. While the rest of the industry takes its recessionary lumps, Mercury ...

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He develops a new future after shooting

Robert Morgan was working the cash register at the family’s seafood business on Plymouth Avenue, filling in for his dad and making change for a customer, when a man walked quickly toward him, waving a Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum ...

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CEO finds booming demand for products

Some might consider William Hurley’s biggest issue-managing the pace of his firm’s growth-a good one to have to tackle. Since he started Rochester Precision Optics out of the ashes of an Eastman Kodak Co. operation four years ago, sales have ...

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New leader is not just a numbers guy

Warren Hern’s transition from Unity Health System’s chief financial officer to CEO was smooth. Hern, 58, took over the top job on Jan. 1. He had been a finance officer at Unity for three decades, about as long as his ...

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