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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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Robert Ryan Title: Senior vice president and region executive for Chase Manhattan Bank Age: 42 Family: Wife, Cynthia; daughter, Carla, 10; son, Robert Jr., 5 Education: B.S. in business administration, Villanova University, Villanova, Pa., 1980; MBA, University of Pittsburgh, 1981 ...

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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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Engineering the turnaround at ViaHealth

Thomas Litz has a bunch of tiny buildings, little locomotives and 900 feet of scaled-down railroad track still packed away in more than a dozen boxes at the Mendon home he and his wife, Linda McClean, moved into a few ...

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Title: CEO of ViaHealth Age: 54 Home: Mendon Education: B.S. in social welfare administration, 1970, Temple University, Philadelphia; M.S. in health services and hospital administration, 1975, Cornell University, Ithaca; J.D., 1990, the State University-Rutgers, New Brunswick, N.J. Family: Wife, Linda ...

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Kim Hackett:
Turning a collection into a cohesive team

In grade school Kim Hackett had two paper routes: one before school and one after. Unlike his peers, however, he completed his on a unicycle, raking in tips. The CEO of Rochester Auto Collection has been refining the process of ...

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Kim Hackett Title: CEO, Rochester Auto Collection Age: 45 Home: Pittsford Education: attended University of Northern Iowa at Cedar Falls, majored in psychology and sociology Family: Son, Drew, 16 Hobbies: Riding motorcycles, flying airplanes, work Drives: Lincoln Navigator Quote: “So ...

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Terrence Diehl:
Out of the deep rough and onto the green

The memorabilia adorning Terrence Diehl’s office at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. are vivid reminders of Diehl’s successful present and his promising future, but also of places in his past where he vows never to return. Some of them-photos ...

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Terrence Diehl Title: Senior vice president, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. Age: 50 Family: Wife, Laura; sons, Matthew, 30; John, 27; Graham, 23; Colin, 22; daughter, Alexandra, 1 High School: Aquinas Institute College: Attended University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., ...

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Carole Cobb:
Cultivating rapid growth at a biotech firm

Carole Cobb can take a red-eye flight, go straight to work and still be ready to face the challenges a day at a fast-growing biotech firm might bring. As senior vice president of global supply at Genencor International Inc., the ...

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