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A Continued Evolution

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. In the two centuries since Rochesterville was incorporated, the region has changed dramatically and has been influenced by a number of factors, ...

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Looking Toward 2047

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. The past 30 years have seen significant change in the Rochester-area economy. The Big Three have been in continuous decline, but many ...

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New leadership voices abound

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. Rochester has a history of iconic leaders, people whose accomplishments are so legendary that they became larger than life. Yet before they ...

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Profile: Jennifer Leonard

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. As president and CEO of Rochester Area Community Foundation, Jennifer Leonard has made an impact on the Rochester-area community. As the leader ...

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Profile: Thomas Golisano

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. Paychex Inc. in fiscal 2017 logged more than $3.1 billion in revenue and has grown at a steady and predictable rate for ...

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Profile: Laurence Glazer

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. It is hard to look around downtown Rochester without seeing the touch of Laurence Glazer. The impact of his work stretches from ...

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In their Own Words

2017 “This institute will clearly put Rochester on the map as the home of the growing sustainable manufacturing, remanufacturing and recycling industries.” – Nabil Nasr, director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at RIT, who was selected to lead the ...

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Profile: Fran Weisberg

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. Fran Weisberg’s impact on the region has taken many forms: politics, health care, anti-poverty, to name a few. The president and CEO ...

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Profile: Arunas Chesonis

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. Arunas Chesonis is best known locally as the founder, chairman and CEO of Paetec Holding Corp. He was one of a small ...

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Profile: Albert Simone

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. In his 15 years as president of Rochester Institute of Technology, Albert Simone led the university through dramatic growth in programs and ...

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Profile: Thomas Bonadio

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. Thomas Bonadio, managing partner and CEO of the Bonadio Group, has led the development of one of the largest accounting firms in ...

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Profile: Robert Sands

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. Robert Sands followed his dad and older brother at the helm of Constellation Brands Inc. Without a doubt Sands, who was named ...

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Profile: Robert Morgan

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. Robert Morgan built his property management empire with the intention of operating primarily out of the limelight. That has changed significantly this ...

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Profile: Giovanni LiDestri

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. Giovanni LiDestri, CEO of Fairport-based LiDestri Food & Drink, began his career two years after coming to America from Italy. Starting at ...

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Firms build ethical culture through hard work

Holy Childhood's Partners With Industry program is designed to train individuals to achieve maximum production and high quality levels. (Provided)

The Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation has narrowed its list of applicants down to seven finalists for the 2017 Ethie Award, with a diverse assemblage of local businesses, organizations and one governmental institution eligible for the grand prize. First established ...

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