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Jeffrey DiFulvio Position: Founder and CEO, Nu-Look Collision Inc. Age: 50 Family: Wife, Triscilla; daughter, Carly, 20, and son, Alex, 18; dog, Sable Residence: Webster Hobbies: Spending time with family, boating Quote: “We’re like a fraternity, our management team. That ...

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Making a big dent in the auto-repair market

In high school Jeffrey DiFulvio loved tinkering with cars. His skill in body work took him from fixing up beaters in his father’s garage to owning a six-location collision repair business with more than 100 employees. DiFulvio, founder and CEO ...

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CEO engineers a future for his company

As a teenager in high school, Bergmann Associates Inc. president and CEO Thomas Mitchell wanted to be an architect-until a mentor flatly told him he was not cut out to become one. Mitchell was upset, he says, but after more ...

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Thomas Mitchell Position: President and CEO, Bergmann Associates Inc. Education: B.S. in civil engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, 1973 Age: 53 Family: Wife, Patricia; children, Elizabeth, 28, Kathryn, 26, and Victoria, 21 Residence: Webster Outside activities: Skiing and tennis Quote: “Over ...

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Molding a future with technology and focus

Want to know how to grow a company? Ask Ronald Ricotta. Since taking the helm as president and CEO of Century Mold Co. Inc. in 2002, the Rochester-based company has more than doubled its annual sales, from $26 million to ...

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Ronald Ricotta Position: President and CEO, Century Mold Co. Education: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1979 Age: 48 Family: Wife Kelly; children, Matthew, 25, Jeffrey, 23, Katherine, 15, and Steven, 12 Residence: Pittsford Outside activities: Golfing, ...

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Engendering success in accounting business

Ingrid Stanlis became an accountant in 1979 when being an accountant was something a woman just didn’t do. She went to work for a firm that eventually became KPMG LLP’s Burlington, Vt., office. When KPMG made the acquisition, “I was ...

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Ingrid Stanlis Title: Managing partner, KPMG LLP Age: 54 Home: Rochester Education: B.A. in English, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt., 1972; completed accounting program at University of Vermont, 1977 Family: Husband, Paul Donnelly Quote: “Accountants come at this from all different ...

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Daniel Mahany Title: President and CEO, Canfield & Tack Inc. Age: 47 Education: B.S. in accounting, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, 1979 Family: Wife, Marie; daughters, Erin, 17; Mary Kate, 14; Colleen, 11 Residence: Penfield Interests: Attending daughters’ sporting events; driving ...

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Printing a road map for his firm’s success

“You could lock me in this building for a month and I couldn’t produce a business card,” Daniel Mahany confesses, gesturing toward Canfield & Tack Inc.’s printing plant. Mahany, the commercial printing firm’s president and CEO, seems completely comfortable with ...

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Joan Stone Title: Dean, Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences Age: 62 Home: Webster Education: B.S. degree in mathematics, St. Lawrence University, Canton, 1963; M.S. degree in mathematics education, Syracuse University, 1967; Ph.D. in curriculum, supervision ...

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Painting a future with a technology bent

Managing the balance of technology and the arts-giving creative folks the tools to help them fly-is like managing an orchestra, Joan Stone says. “In an orchestra, you have people playing different instruments yet they come together to make a whole ...

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Fostering the science of technology transfer

The telltale signs of Mark Coburn’s fascination with science and technology were visible even when he was 8 years old: he had fashioned a laboratory in his closet. “I can’t believe my parents let me do this. Maybe they didn’t ...

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Mark Coburn Title: Associate provost and director, office of technology transfer, University of Rochester Age: 50 Residence: Webster Education: A.B. in zoology, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1976; M.S., technology management, Pepperdine University, Culver City, Calif., 1991 Family: Wife, Karen; son, ...

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Leader aims to engineer a team approach

Robert Radley does not understand all the attention paid to CEOs and presidents. For Radley, the president of FRA Engineering P.C., the success of a company is the result of a team more than any individual. “Sometimes the whole thing ...

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