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Forty Under 40: Patrick Ahern

Senior vice president, business development Brand Integrity Inc. Age: 38 Education: B.A., English, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio Family: Wife, Amy; son, 4; twin son and daughter, 3; daughter, 1 month Residence: Pittsford Professional responsibilities: Oversees account management, sales and marketing ...

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Forty Under 40: Class of 2011

Patrick Ahern Senior vice president, business development Brand Integrity Inc. Age: 38 Education: B.A., English, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio Family: Wife, Amy; son, 4; twin son and daughter, 3; daughter, 1 month Residence: Pittsford Professional responsibilities: Oversees account management, sales ...

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Setting the stage for valuable relationships

Entertaining clients or prospective customers can be a pleasant and rewarding experience, given the right venue. Meeting for breakfast, lunch or dinner-plus or minus a congenial round of golf-helps build positive relationships that can lead to enhanced business opportunities, some ...

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Best Lawyers in Rochester — 2012 Edition

 Antitrust Law PITTSFORD Paul R. Braunsdorf Harris Beach PLLC  Appellate Practice PITTSFORD A. Vincent Buzard Harris Beach PLLC ROCHESTER David M. Lascell Harter Secrest & Emery LLP Thomas G. Smith Harter Secrest & Emery LLP David H. Tennant Nixon Peabody ...

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The guide to leading attorneys in Rochester

  In important business and personal affairs, the services of an attorney can be essential. Best Lawyers in Rochester can assist you in finding top-quality legal representation.   Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the ...

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More about Best Lawyers and Woodward/White Inc.

     These lists are excerpted from The Best Lawyers in America(r) 2012, which includes listings for more than 43,000 lawyers in 124 specialties, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Best Lawyers in America(r) is published by ...

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Methodology for Best Lawyers

This list is excerpted from the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. Published since 1983, Best Lawyers lists attorneys in 124 specialties, representing all 50 states, ...

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Mark Gentile: Odyssey Software chief Gentile stays a step ahead

Droids, iPhones, tablets, 3G, 4G, the cloud. The world of mobile devices is moving at a blinding pace. But when you are one step ahead of the game like Mark Gentile, president and CEO of Odyssey Software Inc., it’s more ...

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Meeting the challenge of a tough business climate

Uncertainty continues to cloud the economic outlook, but Russell Schwartzbeck says he is "optimistic about the future of small business in Rochester. We as a community have a lot of great things going on here." Schwartzbeck is president of the ...

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Achievement in human services sector honored

Thirteen individuals and four organizations and groups will be honored at the 2011 Greater Rochester Awards on Oct. 18 for their contributions in the non-profit human services sector.   The event is presented by the Rochester Business Journal and the ...

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Making the most of his chance as an entrepreneur

Sometimes success comes from taking a chance. Sometimes it comes from being given a chance. For Michael West, president of West Fire Systems Inc., it was a good mix of both.   He started working as a field engineer at ...

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At Fibertech, they started fast and never looked back

When it comes to start-up companies, securing new business and hiring employees is usually a chicken-or-egg question. New ventures need clients in order to hire employees. Clients need to see adequate staffing to support their businesses.   John Purcell and ...

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Raymond Isaac: A high-energy approach to business leadership

It’s one thing to love your job. It’s another to run into the office from your truck every morning, saying, "It’s show time!" If you are Raymond Isaac, president of Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., that’s exactly how every ...

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Thomas Ioele: Success built through the strength of partnerships

For Thomas Ioele, president and CEO of Employee Relations Associates Inc., building deep, honest and authentic relationships is critical to success. Many people can start businesses, but sustainability is much easier with a desire to create a mutual win for ...

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Peter Bruu: A leader who drives efficiency through technology

Peter Bruu is a self-proclaimed efficiency freak.   "I love creating order out of chaos," he said, "generating efficiency through technology."   As CEO of Integrity Networking Systems Inc., a 2010 and 2011 Rochester Top 100 company, that passion translated ...

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