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Paula Silvestrone: Leading the efforts to help those with AIDS

In 1989, then 6-year-old AIDS Roch-ester Inc. was in crisis. The agency was founded in 1983 as a grassroots response to the widening spread of acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Six years later, the board felt the agency, with a $500,000 ...

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Paula Silvestrone Title: Executive director, AIDS Roch-ester Inc. Age: 49 Education: B.A. in social work, minor in psychology, University of Tampa, Fla., 1974; M.S. in counseling, San Diego State University, Calif., 1979 Family: Husband, Paul Shew Quote: “The first thing ...

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Carl Smith: Boston-area transplant makes homes here

Carl Smith finished graduate school and seven days later was handed a broom. “Literally my first day on the job I was given a broom and was told ‘Sweep out this basement,'” says Smith, vice president of Ryan Homes of ...

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Carl Smith Title: Vice president of Ryan Homes of New York, a subsidiary of NVR Inc. Age: 45 Education: B.A. in business, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass., 1978; MBA with concentration in finance and accounting, Northeastern University, Boston, 1980 Home: ...

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Arthur Glenz Title: President and CEO of ACM Medical Laboratories Inc. Age: 52 Education: B.S. in microbiology, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1972 Residence: Stafford, Genesee County Family: Wife, Bonnie; daughters, Susan, 18, Melissa, 14 Interests: Instrument-rated private pilot; model railroading ...

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Arthur Glenz: New markets have lab firm flying high

Arthur Glenz used to be a fearful flyer. He would fly if he had to, but air travel was a grueling, sweat-stained experience. So he took care to avoid being in a position where he had to fly. Until 1995, ...

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Robert Jeffrey Title: Tournament director, 85th PGA Championship Age: 32 Education: B.A. in history, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., 1992 Residence: Webster Family: Single Quote: “Most people are not very good (golfers), including myself. I’m a 20-handicap, so I know what ...

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Robert Jeffrey Title: Tournament director, 85th PGA Championship Age: 32 Education: B.A. in history, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., 1992 Residence: Webster Family: Single Quote: “Most people are not very good (golfers), including myself. I’m a 20-handicap, so I know what ...

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Robert Jeffrey: Teeing up Oak Hill for its next golf major

The more people who meet Robert Jeffrey, the more popular he becomes. And it is likely that in August 2003, Jeffrey will be the most popular guy around-except for maybe Tiger Woods and 149 other professional golfers. Jeffrey, 32, is ...

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Robert Jeffrey: Teeing up Oak Hill for its next golf major

The more people who meet Robert Jeffrey, the more popular he becomes. And it is likely that in August 2003, Jeffrey will be the most popular guy around-except for maybe Tiger Woods and 149 other professional golfers. Jeffrey, 32, is ...

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Donald Golini: Changing the look of the optics business

Donald Golini took an idea termed “crazy” by the optics industry and turned it into a successful company. Golini, 37, president of QED Technologies Inc., has been instrumental in introducing a revolutionary automated technique to polish lenses using magnetic fluids-moving ...

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Donald Golini Title: President, QED Technologies Inc. Age: 37 Home: Brighton Education: B.S. in optical engineering, University of Rochester, 1986; M.S. in electro-optics, Tufts University, Medford, Mass., 1990 Family: Wife, Tracey; sons, Samuel, 8, and Nicholas, 6; daughter, Catie ,5 ...

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David Vigren: Expanding the credit union beyond Kodak

A crisis created by Buffalo’s Christmas-week blizzard demonstrates David Vigren’s talents at leading Rochester’s largest credit union. ESL Federal Credit Union, a $2 billion organization with 400 employees and 200,000 members, had formalized its merger with Wegmans Federal Credit Union ...

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David Vigren Title: President and CEO, ESL Federal Credit Union Age: 60 Education: B.S. in business administration, Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., 1963; MBA, Indiana University, 1964 Family: Wife, Carol; children, Suzanne, 36, and Mark, 34 Home: West Webster Interests: Boating-especially ...

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Nabil Nasr: Keeping businesses’ scrap out of the heap

A well-thumbed copy of Paul Haw-ken’s book, “The Ecology of Commerce,” sits like a Bible on Nabil Nasr’s remanufactured desk. His office in the Louise Slaughter Building at the Rochester Institute of Technology is furnished with equipment saved from certain ...

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