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Nominees for financial executive awards

Small For-Profit Steve Mowers Claims Recovery Financial Services LLC Witnessing the downfall of the first company he worked for was an eye-opening experience for Steve Mowers. “They had over 500 employees, and things were phenomenal,” Mowers said. “Within two years, ...

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2017 Financial Executive of the Year Award

Fifteen financial executives from the business and nonprofit sectors have been selected as finalists for the 2017 Financial Executive of the Year Award, which recognizes contributions to their organizations and the community during the past year. A Lifetime Achievement award ...

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Photonics ‘in a very good place’

The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics is gaining steam in 2017 and laying the groundwork for creating a sustainable model, its leaders say. “We’re in a very good place right now,” said Robert Duffy, chairman of AIM Photonics Leadership ...

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Photonics resource directory

A listing of businesses and organizations involved in photonics and optics Industry Associations and Societies American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) Federally funded consortium uniting government, industry and the academic community that seeks to advance manufacturing technology for ...

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$10 million startup challenge

A one-of-a-kind, $10 million multiyear challenge could boost Rochester’s visibility in innovative manufacturing. Gov. Andrew Cuomo in January announced the establishment of the Photonics Venture Challenge in Rochester. The business competition aims to support startup companies that commercialize optics, photonics ...

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Schools ride photonics growth

For decades, universities across Rochester have provided students with curricula that support the optics and photonics fields. The publicity surrounding the national American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics in Rochester last year, however, has helped area schools expand their reach ...

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Tower once a hub of corporate, legal bustle

Newly reimagined as a mixed-use blend of luxury apartments, high-end offices and retail space, the Metropolitan has been for most of its life home to banks, law firms and corporations.

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