President and chairman
Howe and Rusling Inc.
Director of marketing
City Blue Imaging Services
Cook Communications LLC
Rochester in one word: Home
Community Health Strategies
Chief legal officer
Rochester Institute of Technology
Assistant to the president, marketing and community relations
Monroe Community College
Rochester in one word: Welcoming
Influenced by: Dick Degus, retired, executive assistant to the president of MCC
Chief operating officer
Accountable Health Partners
Influenced by: John Oberlies
Rochester in one word: Comfortable
Influenced by: Ron Bittner
Dresden Public Relations Inc.
Influenced by: Former boss and fellow Forty Under 40 alum Eliza Kozlowski, director of communications and engagement, George Eastman House
Vice president of marketing
Getinge USA Inc.
Influenced by: Bill Rosenthal
Executive vice president and chief operating officer
Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc.
Favorite quote: “For I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done to you.”—John 13:15
Influenced by: Douglas Hurlbutt
Harris Beach PLLC
Rochester in one word: Improving
Influenced by: William Blossom
Kammholz Messina LLP
Rochester in one word: Generous
Influenced by: Steven Modica
Leclair Korona Giordano Cole LLP
Rochester in one word: Opportunity
Insero & Co. CPAs P.C.
Favorite quote: “Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.”—Henry Ford
Nardone Home & Garden
Favorite quote: “Carpe diem”
Influenced by: Jeanne Westerfeld
Louis Papa M.D.
Primary care physician
Olsan Medical Group
Favorite quote: “As you ramble through life brother, whatever be your goal, keep your eye upon the donut and not upon the hole.”— The Optimist Creed
Influenced by: I’m fortunate to have many mentors in my career.
Senior partner, director of public relations and public affairs
Eric Mower + Associates
Favorite quote: “Just keep doing what you’re doing.”—Professor Bob Ellis, Northwood University.
Chief investment officer
QCI Asset Managment
Favorite quote: “The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance, but the illusion of knowledge.”—Daniel Boorstin
Influenced by: Fred Gregory, former owner of QCI Asset Management
Partner, Small Business Advisory Group
Bonadio & Co. LLP
Influenced by: Thomas Bonadio, CEO of the Bonadio Group
Human resources manager
Rochester in one word: Community
Influenced by: Timothy Thurley, president, Axis New York LLP
Forty Under 40 Class of 2001