Home / Profile (page 60) /

Profile

This software executive plays, works hard

Since the information technology boom and its eventual bust in the 1990s, adaptability is perhaps the trait most essential to a tech company’s endurance. Over 10 years of business, Mindex Technologies Inc. has endured the ebb and flow of its ...

Read More »

Close-up

Marc Fiore Title: President and co-founder, Mindex Technologies Inc. Age: 37 Home: Webster Education: A.S. in computer science, SUNY College at Morrisville; B.A. in computer science, SUNY School of Technology in Utica Family: Wife, Andrea; sons Marc, 8, Matthew, 7 ...

Read More »

This non-profit leader focuses on service

Family Service of Rochester Inc., one of Rochester’s lower profile non-profit organizations, is nearly 100 years old. Gregory Langen, 53, has been president and CEO of the $5.5 million organization for 10 of those years. Despite lean times and dwindling ...

Read More »

Close-up

Gregory Langen Title: President and CEO, Family Service of Rochester Inc. Age: 53 Home: Pittsford Education: B.A. in sociology, SUNY Buffalo, 1973; master’s in social work, Syracuse University, 1975 Family: Wife, Anita; sons Rob, 21, and Michael, 17 Quote: “We ...

Read More »

Working to raise the bar for his profession

You can never turn the clock all the way back. Michael Wolford knows this. Still, he would not mind turning it back a little. As president of the Monroe County Bar Association, Wolford is positioned to open a debate about ...

Read More »

Close-up

Michael Wolford Title: President, Monroe County Bar Association; managing partner, Wolford & Leclair LLP Age: 62 Education: B.S. in history and economics, John Carroll University, Cleveland, 1963; MBA, SUNY at Buffalo, 1965; J.D., Buffalo Law School, 1968 Family: Wife, Beatrice; ...

Read More »

Close-up

David Smith Title: CEO of Infotonics Technology Center Inc. in Canandaigua Age: 61 Education: B.S. in electrical engineering, University of Massachusetts, 1965; M.S. in electrical engineering, University of Rochester, 1975 Family: Wife, Sandy; sons, Christopher, Timothy; daughters, Kathleen, Megan; four ...

Read More »

Creating the right tonic for the area’s success

When David Smith attended a meeting of the Optoelectronics Industrial Development Association in Washington, D.C., nearly five years ago, he was surprised to learn no representatives from Rochester-or even any from New York-were included in a group looking to create ...

Read More »

Close-up

Alexa Gifford Title: President, Finger Lakes Tour-ism Alliance Age: 40 Home: Penn Yan Education: Associate’s degree in business administration, SUNY College at Morrisville, 1984 Family: Husband, Mark; son, Eric, 7; daughter, Sydney, 5 Quote: “When we go to (trade) shows, ...

Read More »

Putting Finger Lakes promotion into motion

Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance president Alexa Gifford was sitting in her office one day last summer when a call came to the Penn Yan-based agency from representatives of the Today Show. The NBC morning show wanted to profile the region, ...

Read More »

Close-up

Claude Wright Title: President and CEO, Wright Wisner Distributing Corp. Age: 58 Home: Pittsford and Naples, Fla. Education: B.S. in business, Pennsylvania State University, 1969 Family: Wife, Nancy; daughter, Contessa, 23, and son, Claude, 18 Interests: Golf and car restoration ...

Read More »

CEO taps success with his customer focus

Since June, Wright Wisner Distributing Corp. has added 19 jobs to grow the company’s total employee base to 312, up from 286 last year. The Henrietta-based company has added 100 employees over the last five years, and Claude Wright, 58, ...

Read More »

It is all academic for this college president

When John Clark offers to give the “War and Peace” version of his life prior to becoming interim president of SUNY College at Brockport, he means it. Clark, who turned 54 last week, has had a diverse career working in ...

Read More »

Close-up

John Clark Title: Interim president, SUNY College at Brockport Age: 54 Home: Brockport and New York City Education: B.A. in history, Providence College, Providence, R.I., 1972; master’s degree in public administration, John Jay College, New York City, 1977; M.A. in ...

Read More »

New CEO writes the prescription for growth

Stuart Shapiro M.D.’s experience spans myriad sectors-a background expected to help VirtualScopics LLC grow into a $100 million firm. “Too many companies today have brilliant technology, which this company has, but they lack the ability and focus to scale up, ...

Read More »