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Wealth of Health Awards: Laureates Returning Honorees


CooperVision To keep its wellness program fresh, CooperVision changed things up this year with its 5-2-1-0 Challenge. “Our employees are happier and healthier, and wellness is … becoming a thread through every part of our business,” says Brian Quinn, the ...

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2014 Wealth of Health Awards: 700-3,999 Employees


Gunlocke Co. Gunlocke Co. employees can take a healthy hike without leaving work. “We have established an indoor and two outdoor marked walking trails,” says senior community relations specialist Pat Lander. Employees (called members at Gunlocke) use the trails on ...

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2014 Wealth of Health Awards: 300-699 Employees

American Packaging Corp. When it comes to health awareness among its employees, American Packaging Corp. is changing the conversation. “Our purpose is to provide safety and wellness awareness inside and outside of the workplace,” says Rene Daugherty, who heads the ...

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2014 Wealth of Health Awards: 4,000+ Employees


Constellation Brands Inc. Employees are earning points toward lower health insurance premiums through Building a Better You, the new wellness plan at Constellation Brands Inc. “We hope to remove the barriers people have from leading a healthy life and help ...

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2014 Wealth of Health Awards: 1-299 Employees


Allen-Bailey Tag & Label Inc. Allen-Bailey Tag & Label Inc. has a message for its employees: “Tag, You’re Fit.” “(Our) mission is to promote and encourage healthy lifestyles amongst Allen-Bailey employees,” says Colleen Knopeck, a marketing assistant for the firm. ...

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2014 Wealth of Health Awards: Healthy Ways


From cooking lessons to fitness  classes, Rochester employers are getting creative about nurturing a culture of health. The variety of health-promotion tools used by local companies is wide-ranging. Some have fully equipped on-site fitness facilities; others are holding financial seminars ...

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Financial Executive of the Year Award past winners

Twenty-eight 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. 2013 Patricia Dell Norman Howard School Jeanine Frenz ...

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2014 Financial Executive of the Year Award

Nine financial executives from the business and non-profit sectors have been selected as finalists for the 2014 Financial Executive of the Year Award, which recognizes contributions to their organizations and the community during the past year. Two others have been ...

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Profiles of the finalists for the 2014 Financial Executive of the Year Awar


(Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) Small organization Jay Baker iCardiac Technologies Inc. Jay Baker has been a part of two of the area’s big deals over the past decade. As controller for Lenel Systems International Inc., Baker helped to grow and ...

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Best in Engineering

Engineering is one of the Rochester area’s economic strengths. This month, local leaders in the field are being honored for their work by the Rochester Engineering Society, April 26, at Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The society, founded in 1897, has ...

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Engineers honored at 112th annual ceremony

2013 Engineer of the Year Maureen Valentine College of Applied Science and Technology, Rochester Institute  of Technology Maureen Valentine came to her chosen field by a circuitous route. “I think civil engineering found me, not I found it,” says the ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards nurse honoree Sheila Miller-Serafin R.N.

Sheila Miller-Serafin began her professional career in education, working as a teacher and principal. She would later make a career change to nursing. “I was led to nursing because I found it to be a career where I could use ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards innovation honoree Todd Massey M.D.

Upstate New York’s only heart transplant program has advanced during its 13 years largely because of the work of Todd Massey M.D., surgical director of the University of Rochester Medical Center’s program in heart failure, artificial heart and transplantation. Massey, ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards special needs honoree Sharon Marble

After nearly 30 years, Sharon Marble of CDS Monarch Inc. still enjoys working with developmentally disabled people. “They’re so thankful, really, for all of the efforts that you put into your job,” says Marble, who is the agency’s executive vice ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards senior care honoree Daniel Katz

Daniel Katz believes in community-based programs for people with dementia. He has advocated for the model during the decade he has been president and CEO at Jewish Senior Life and during 15 years as a vice president at Stamford Hospital ...

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