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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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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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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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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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Searching for good in a turbulent arena

Elisabeth Hager M.D. is multitasking. In a lull between an early-morning physicians’ meeting she chaired at the Monroe County Medical Society and a 9:30 a.m. appointment, she reviews research notes for her information technology business venture. Hager, 47, is president ...

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Elisabeth Hager M.D. Title: President, Monroe County Medical Society Age: 47 Education: B.A. in chemistry, Hope College, Holland, Mich., 1977; physician assistant certification, Stephens College, Columbia, Mo., 1978; M.A. in sociology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 1980; M.D., University of ...

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Kate Van Zile: The sky is the limit for this agency’s growth

For Kate Van Zile, president and CEO of Van Zile Travel Service Inc., work has been, and always will be, the best education. Van Zile, 39, started working at age 17 for the travel agency begun by her grandfather Fayette ...

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Kate Van Zile Title: President and CEO, Van Zile Travel Service Inc. Age: 39 Education: Monroe Community College Residence: Brighton Family: Husband, Tom; daughters, Jessica, 21, and Alexandra, 7; son, Jack, 5 Favorite place to travel: “We like to camp ...

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Rev. Norvel Goff: Pastor’s outreach leads to corporate leaders

The new pastor of the Baber African Methodist Episcopal Church, with a freshly minted divinity degree, quietly arrived in Rochester in 1991. The nearly 300 members of the church were hopeful that their new minister would offer the congregation some ...

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the Rev. Norvel Goff Title: Pastor, Baber African Meth-odist Episcopal Church; president, Rochester chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Age: 52 Education: B.A. in psychology and political science, Morris Brown College, Atlanta, 1971; master of divinity, Yale ...

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Maurice Zauderer Title: President, Vaccinex Inc. Age: 56 Home: Pittsford Education: B.S. in physics, Yeshiva University, New York, 1966; Ph.D. in cell biology and immunology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972 Family: Wife, Susan; sons, Jeremy, 28, Jordan, 9 Interests: Hiking, ...

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