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Forty Under 40 Awards

Thursday, November 17, 2016
VIP Reception 11:15 a.m. to noon
Awards luncheon noon to 1:30 p.m.
Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center
$600 per table of 10 | $60 per person

Online registration is now closed.
There will be a limited number of tickets available for purchase at the door.

Nominated by the community and selected by a committee of business leaders, the Forty Under 40 awards recognize forty men and women, under the age of 40, who have achieved professional success and have also made significant civic contributions to our community. The award has become a prestigious honor. Of the hundreds of nominations we receive, only the best of the best are recognized.

Congratulations to our 2016 honorees!

Eric Allen
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Heather Ayers
First American Equipment Finance

Vijay Bansal
Thompson Hospital 

Mary Barker Steblein
LaBella Associates DPC

Duwaine Bascoe
Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP

Alyssa Belasco
Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley

Bernard Birnbaum
Jay Birnbaum Co.

Joseph Carello
Wegmans Food Markets Inc.

Stacey Casella
Harris Corp.

Christopher Cebula
Armbruster Capital Management Inc.

Clement Chung
LaBella Associates DPC

Kyle Edkin

Brett Farrow
Law Offices of Pullano & Farrow PLLC

Casey Fitzgerald
JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A.

Carrie Fuller Spencer
Strong Memorial Hospital

Lauren Gallina
Gallina Development Corp.

Melissa Gardner
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Lindsay Gozzi-Theobald
Catholic Family Center

Tony Green
University of Rochester

Jessie Gregorio
Underberg & Kessler LLP

Jennifer Johnson
13WHAM ABC Rochester

Kimberly Jones

Nicole Kingsley Brunner
Manning & Napier Inc.

Jennifer Lake 
ABVI and Goodwill of the Finger Lakes

Robert Lamb
Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC

Vince Lecce
Cobblestone Capital Advisors LLC

Jackie Lee
Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. LLP

Abby Mastrella
Paychex, Inc.

Ebony Miller-Wesley
Rochester Institute of Technology

Jonathan Miller
the Bonadio Group

Luis Ormaechea
Harris Beach PLLC

Christopher Piedici
Freed Maxick CPAs P.C.

Jamal Redding
JC Jones & Associates LLC

Abby Reinhard
GP Flooring Solutions

Sarah Stage
Insero & Co. CPAs LLP

Daniel Strom
Five Star Bank

Kelly Thompson
the Bonadio Group

Erica Tickle
Wegmans Food Markets Inc.

Truman Tolefree
Morgan Management LLC

Alexis Vogt
Monroe Community College


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