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Tech guy gets a new hat

Timothy Cottrell, who grew up in Geneseo, took the post as head of the Harley School in july. It would have been a typical bath time squabble: Connor, 5, and Sean, 3, arguing over whom dad would carry from the ...

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Timothy Cottrell Title: Head of school, the Harley School Age: 42 Home: Rochester Education: B.S., Syracuse University, 1987; M.S., chemical engineering, Princeton University, 1988; Ph.D., chemical engineering, Princeton, 1993 Family: Wife, Lisa; sons, Connor, 5; Sean, 3 Hobbies: Reading, cooking, ...

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Growing the regions’s biggest law firm

Leading a visitor on a tour of Nixon Peabody LLP’s downtown Rochester offices, Scott Turner beams as he points out the new walls where the firm is expanding on the fourth floor of Clinton Square. Overseeing the move and remodeling ...

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Scott Turner Title: Managing partner, Rochester office, Nixon Peabody LLP Age: 58 Home: Ogden Education: B.A. in history, Colgate University, Hamilton, 1970; J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Va., 1973 Family: Wife, Mary Worboys-Turner; daughter, Kate, 32; ...

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Laurie Broccolo Title: President and co-owner, Broccolo Tree & Lawn Care Inc. Age: 48 Home: Mendon Ponds Park Education: AAS in ornamental horticulture, Finger Lakes Community College, 1978 Family: Husband, Albert; daughter, Mary Anne, 21; son, Vincent, 16 Hobbies: Hiking, ...

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Succeeding in a challenging landscape

To prove herself, Laurie Broccolo worked harder and studied longer than many of her male counterparts, and in so doing helped make a name and a place for women in landscaping. Fresh out of college in the late 1970s, Broccolo ...

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Charles Vita Title: Rochester district president, Citizens Bank N.A. Age: 37 Home: Perinton Education: BBA in finance, 1992, MBA, 1994, St. Bonaventure University Family: Wife, Kimberly; daughters, Kaleigh, 7, and Sydney, 5; son, Matthew, 1 Hobbies: Skiing, golf, running Quote: ...

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Banking on the upstate market

See Corrections and Amplifications below. Charles Vita has been with Citizens Bank N.A. in New York longer than the bank itself. Vita, 37, began his career with KeyCorp subsidiary KeyBank N.A., working there from 1993 to early in 2004. He ...

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David Hoselton Position: Chairman, Hoselton Auto Mall Education: B.S. in mechanical engineering, General Motors Institute, 1964; M.S. in mechanical engineering, University of Michigan, 1963 Age: 66 Family: Wife, Coralie; daughter, Katherine, 43; sons, Brett, 41, and Drew, 37 Home: Pittsford ...

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A leader who drives growth

Ask David Hoselton about selling cars and he likely will say it is not on his list of favorite things to do. “I hated sales,” says the 66-year-old chairman of Hoselton Auto Mall. “At (University of Rochester) I took a ...

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Wim Appelo Position: Vice president, paper, supplies and supply chain operations, Xerox Corp. Education: B.S. in finance from HEAO, Zwolle, Netherlands, 1984; MBA from Delta University, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1991 Age: 42 Family: Wife, Renate; son, Martin, 10; daughter, Eva, 7 ...

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Creating the next chapter for Xerox

Wim Appelo’s business card easily could have read “bookstore owner.” His father, Kor, owned several bookshops in the Netherlands, and Appelo spent a chunk of his youth working at them. When he received his undergraduate degree in finance-a move to ...

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Charles Giunta

Title: Port director, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection Age: 62 Home: Pittsford Education: Graduated from Edison Technical and Occupational Center, 1962 Family: Son, Christopher, 33; daughter, Cattina, 31 Hobbies: Mediating, photography Quote: “Most people are not ...

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Charles Giunta has worked as port director in Rochester for 10 years

Charles Giunta recalls an elderly Mexican lady, hunched over, with a black shawl over her head, walking slowly across the bridge to El Paso, Texas, where Giunta worked as a border patrol officer. “You take her into an interview room ...

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Focusing on opportunities for growth

In 30 years of friendship with John Halstead, Louis Stamatakos has never heard Halstead complain. Not once. “He’s always upbeat, very positive,” says Stamatatakos, a retired professor who taught Halstead at Michigan State University in the early 1970s, when the ...

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