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Forty Under 40 Class of 2002

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Scott Bass President Advanced Language Translation Inc. Residence: Irondequoit Favorite quote: “‘Meow’ means ‘woof’ in cat.”—George Carlin Most influenced by: Bruce Ashby, formerly of S&W X-Ray Kevin Berg Vice president, business development and regional operations; Site administrator, Finger Lakes Visiting ...

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Combined forces

When the leaders at Pike Co. Inc. realized one of its competitors was winning more jobs in niche areas, the management took action. Nearly two years ago, Pike merged with Lecesse Construction Services LLC. Together, they now are known as ...

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Grand gala

Now in its 28th year, the annual Rochester Top 100 gala luncheon is one of the biggest business events of the year in this region. In 2013, the luncheon drew a crowd of nearly 1,900 people to the Joseph A. ...

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A time of change

The Rochester economy is growing and changing, and local experts view the Rochester Top 100 as a perfect reflection of that. This year’s list of the 100 fastest-growing private companies in Rochester showed a drop in total revenue over the ...

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Top 100 Awards Luncheon

The 28th annual Rochester Top 100 luncheon takes place Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Rochester Business Alliance will honor and celebrate the accomplishments of this year’s Top 100 companies. For tickets or more ...

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Celebrating the top 100

Rochester Business Alliance and KPMG LLP are pleased to present the 2014 Rochester Top 100 companies. These companies represent the fastest-growing privately held businesses in our region, making them a testament to high achievement and role models for success. As you ...

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What drives growth

Now in its 28th year, the Rochester Top 100 program of the Rochester Business Alliance and KPMG LLP recognizes the region’s fastest-growing privately held companies. Each year since 1988, the Top 100 has ranked these firms—all with at least $1 ...

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Views from the top: Leaders of Top 100 firms share their views

What does it take to earn a place among the Rochester Top 100? Facing—and overcoming—many obstacles is one key trait. The Rochester Business Journal asked top executives of this year’s Top 100 firms to describe their toughest challenges. They also ...

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Hiring on the horizon

The Rochester Top 100 is ready to grow. Many of the region’s 100 fastest-growing private companies are predicting growth as the local economy continues to expand from post-recession drops. Though predictions vary by sectors and circumstances of the individual companies, ...

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More make it to the top

Newcomers to the Rochester Top 100 credit different strategies for landing them on the list of the area’s fastest-growing companies. This year’s first timers are a diverse group, reflecting the area’s varied business climate. Companies on the list include two ...

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More room to grow

Few professions have more open-ended qualifications for employment than accounts receivable management firms. Among those firms, none have had more success than Perinton-based Continental Service Group Inc., which employs nearly 500 in Monroe County and another 100 in suburban Buffalo. ...

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Pedal to the metal: Bob Johnson Chevrolet has doubled its staff

Loyalty and commitment have played a large role in the success of Bob Johnson Chevrolet, allowing the Greece fixture to expand and acquire new franchises and facilities over the last few years. “Based on past success in the Rochester market, ...

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A high-performer

Vnomics Corp. lets its customers do the talking. Operating in the commercial trucking industry, the company has been able to transform the way drivers maneuver their fleets using technology licensed from Rochester Institute of Technology. The company has grown at ...

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Back to the list

For a number of Rochester Top 100 companies, 2014 marks a return to the list after several years away. A variety of reasons explain their absences. Costich Engineering, Land Surveying and Landscape Architecture P.C. was a Top 100 company in ...

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Women at the top: The number of woman-owned Top 100 firms has risen

For the 12 woman-owned businesses on this year’s Rochester Top 100, success is less about having a female leader and more about hiring the right people and developing good relationships with clients. “An abiding passion to serve our customers has ...

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