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Christopher Pape: Charting a path through industry churn

The printing business is in a whirl of change, says Christopher Pape, who three years ago took over as president of Monroe Litho, a Wallace Co. And he seems to enjoy the whirl tremendously. “We’re doing okay,” Pape says. “Of ...

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Christopher Pape Title: President, Monroe Litho, a Wallace Co. Age: 53 Home: Fairport Education: B.S. in printing management, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1968 Family: Wife, Linda; daughters, Sharon Dundas, 31, Joann, 30, Nikki, 18; son, Brian, 15 Interests: Classic-car collection, ...

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Dean focuses on the business of educating

Thomas Hopkins can talk economics to peers, be an administrator and party with students-all at the same time. As dean of the College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology, Hopkins interacts with students, faculty and staff on a daily ...

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Thomas Hopkins Title: Dean, College of Business, Rochester Institute of Technology Age: 58 Home: Rochester Education: B.A. in economics, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 1985; M.A., 1965, M.Phil, 1967, and Ph.D, 1971, in economics, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Family: Wife; ...

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Samuel Villanti: Business is the ultimate Career for this CEO

Ultimate Technology Corp. president Samuel Villanti has spent his entire professional life becoming a sort of renaissance man in the business world. His degree is in marketing, but his first job after college was in process management at NCR Corp. ...

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Samuel Villanti Title: President and CEO, Ultimate Technology Corp. Age: 36 Family: Wife, Laura; daughters, Melissa, 5, Amanda, 3, Maria, 1 Home: Mendon Education: B.S. in marketing, Ithaca College, 1986 Interests: Golf (a 3 handicap), woodworking, family time Quote: “It’s ...

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Planner guides executives’ financial futures

Some 20 years ago, Russell Achzet saw a void in the financial-planning marketplace so he established what has become the oldest, independent fee-based firm in Rochester. “If I had an opportunity to join a company like AM&M, I would have ...

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Broadcasting veteran sends clear signals

The recliner in Timothy Busch’s home never gets used. As vice president and general manager of the local CBS affiliate, WROC-TV 8, Busch ensures the energy and motivation levels at the station remain high. “I am the chief cook and ...

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Executive sees rosy future for elder care

“Older people are a joy,” Elizabeth Mullin-DiProsa says. The sentiment is well-placed. Mullin-DiProsa, a nurse by training whose career in elder care spans several decades, is president and CEO of St. Ann’s of Greater Rochester Inc. It is the non-profit ...

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Manager is always looking for the big show

Hosting a concert or sporting event that draws a crowd in excess of 10,000 is a lot like throwing a party at his house-only on a larger scale, says Jeff Calkins. The general manager of the Blue Cross Arena at ...

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A stamp of quality marks this modest exec

When Kenneth McAlpin asked his best friend to join him on a grocery shopping trip to pick up a few things for his wife, Steven DeBusk did not think twice. But as the two meandered through the aisles at BJ’s ...

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Kenneth McAlpin Title: President and CEO, McAlpin Industries Inc. Age: 45 Home: Webster Education: B.S. in business management, St. John Fisher College, 1977; MBA, St. John Fisher College, 1988 Family: Wife, MaryAnn; sons, Frank, 20, Matthew, 18; daughter, Lisa, 14 ...

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Kevin Flynn Title: Partner, Martino Flynn LLC Age: 43 Home: Macedon Education: B.S. in environmental education, Cornell University, Ithaca, 1981; M.A. in communications, Cornell University, 1985 Family: Wife, Margaret Cat: Pokey Inside his bag of tricks : Fake rattlesnake eggs, ...

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Taking his advertising firm to new heights

When Kevin Flynn walked into the office after a meeting a couple of years ago, everyone at Martino Flynn LLC was sporting either a fake or real mustache, aping his look. As one of the three fun-loving partners at the ...

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Leading the chase for commercial banking

Robert Ryan’s ability to read people has led to success and a 19-year career at the Chase Manhattan Bank. Ryan, 42, is senior vice president and commercial banking region executive for Chase. He manages 60 employees who serve more than ...

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