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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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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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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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Health Care Achievement Awards innovation honoree PharmaSmart International

PharmaSmart International Inc. is changing the way North America tracks hypertension. The company’s health kiosks and software are greatly expanding the ways in which blood pressure is understood and managed. “We consider ourselves experts in blood pressure management, and we ...

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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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Health Care Achievement Awards nurse honoree Ann Harrington R.N.

Nursing was not Ann Harrington’s intended career. After college, she took a clerical job in a health care setting, where she interacted with several nurses. They made an impact. “They taught me, by mentoring and example, that the profession of ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards management honoree Cynthia Gordon R.N.

Eight years ago, Cynthia Gordon helped take Rochester General Health System into a field that Canada and developing countries were already pioneering. As the director of telehealth, Gordon has built from the ground up a system that allows patients to ...

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Easing the worry of a trip to the dentist

After years of searching for a dentist for Ty, her teenage son, Cheryl Coppola was at her wit’s end. “We’ve been through many specialists,” she says. “Nobody would touch him.” Born four weeks premature, Ty has Down syndrome and an ...

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