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Building an environment that is calm, playful


Sick kids don’t like going to the hospital. Their parents don’t like taking them there, and they certainly don’t want to have to leave them there for an extended period of time.

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Hospital is a testament to multitude of givers


By the time the University of Rochester Medical Center opens the Golisano Children’s Hospital this month, thousands of supporters will have had a hand in bringing the $146 million first phase to fruition. The hospital, which university and medical center ...

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The next generation of pediatric care arrives


Thomas Golisano pledged a $20 million gift to the hospital in July 2011. He is flanked by UR president Joel Seligman, right, and former URMC CEO Bradford Berk M.D.(Photo courtesy of UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital)   Thirteen years after ...

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Hospital reflects evolution of care for children


A pediatric neurologist, Nina Schor M.D. has chaired the Department of Pediatrics since coming to Rochester in 2006 and is pediatrician-in-chief at Golisano Children’s Hospital. (Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) Schor: "There is capacity to add two more floors. I probably ...

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Technology helps set new hospital apart


Handheld communications devices will alter the role played by nursing stations. (Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) The new Golisano Children’s Hospital has invested $9.1 million in technology—a major reason the 245,000-square-foot facility will be at the forefront of pediatric care nationwide. ...

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Growth of the new Golisano Children’s Hospital

After years of planning, ground was broken for the new Golisano Children’s Hospital in September 2012. In the following months the eight-story structure—designed by Ballinger Architects of Philadelphia, BR+A Engineers of Boston, ArtHouse Design of Denver, and SWBR Architects and ...

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2015 Financial Executive of the Year Award: SMALL ORGANIZATIONS

Clay Carpenter Nichols Construction Team As a partner and chief financial officer of the Nichols Construction Team, Clay Carpenter wears many hats. Carpenter has been with the company since 1998. In his current role, he oversees financial operations and acts ...

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2015 Financial Executive of the Year Award: RISING STAR

Keri Curtis GateHouse Media LLC Growing up on a dairy farm outside of Utica with seven siblings, Keri Curtis learned to have a strong work ethic early in life. “I’m number six in the lineup, so I know how to ...

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2015 Financial Executive of the Year Award: Past winners

Thirty-three people have received the Financial Executive of the Year Award since the program was launched in 2008 by the Rochester chapter of the Financial Executives International and the Rochester Business Journal. 2014 Susan Gurak Monroe Community College Foundation Thomas ...

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2015 Financial Executive of the Year Award: SMALL NON-PROFITS

Thomas Combs George Eastman House Thomas Combs is the vice president of operations and finance at the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film. He oversees finance, information technology, human resources, facilities and security. “I’m most proud of ...

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2015 Financial Executive of the Year Award: LARGE NON-PROFITS

Thomas Ammer Villa of Hope As the vice president of finance and administration, Thomas Ammer oversees the financial matters at Villa of Hope, but he sees his work in helping those who deal with matters of the heart as having ...

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2015 Financial Executive of the Year Award: LARGE ORGANIZATIONS

Monica Savino The Bonadio Group As chief financial officer of the Bonadio Group, Monica Savino’s days vary significantly. Besides being an accounting firm, the group has 14 subsidiaries. “Sometimes my focus is accounting firm concerns and some days it’s the ...

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2015 Financial Executive of the Year Award

Fifteen financial executives from the business and non-profit sectors have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Financial Executive of the Year Award, which recognizes contributions to their organizations and the community during the past year. The awards luncheon, co-presented ...

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In the dance studio, getting a leg up on life

Behind the scenes, away from the stage and the lights, education is at the root of everything Garth Fagan Dance does. The company has delighted audiences around the world for 45 years. Its mission—to create an environment that instills an ...

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