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Alumni Success Stories

RIT alumni make amazing things happen in the world. Below you will find stories of Saunders College alumni who have gone on to apply their business degrees in successful and meaningful ways. For more information on Saunders alumni who have been recognized by the RIT Alumni Association through several  major awards, please visit the following webpages:

Saunders Alumni Success Stories

Succeeding By Seeing the Big Picture

Chief financial officer of Thomson Scientific, Christine Naylor, probably didn't follow the traditional career path of most CFOs. "I was the oldest ... [read more]
Food for Thought

Frank Sklarsky is a well-seasoned financial executive in more ways than one. After being hired at ConAgra Foods Inc. in late 2004, Sklarsky says, ... [read more]
An ESPN Classic Story

Jessica Connolly, formerly Gugino, has worked at ESPN since graduating from RIT's E. Philip Saunders College of Business in 2000. So how did a small... [read more]
John Perrotti-Gleason

It's the middle of February, and John Perrotti has just returned home to Rochester from a business trip to India and China. As the president and CEO... [read more]
New Experiences Develop a Career

Kirsten Knorr has always been interested in new experiences. Even so, taking chances when meeting new people was a skill she had to consciously deve... [read more]
A Rochester Entrepreneur's Story

"You could say the entrepreneurial spirit has always been in my blood. Growing up, my father owned his own car repair shop. I enjoyed watching hi... [read more]
Recipe for Success

Entrepreneurs can be measured like a recipe for success. Take volumes of intuition; add equal amounts of risk-taking, boldness and confidence. Mix e... [read more]
Celebration of a Female Entrepreneur

Sangeeta Bhola is not just a business woman, she is a pioneer. Her drive to learn and succeed as an entrepreneur has carried her all over the world... [read more]
Building Entrepreneurship From Inside O...

I tell people that if you give me a clean piece of paper, that's what I enjoy most because you are asking me to create something from nothing, says ... [read more]
A Window to Success

As a child growing up in Watertown, N.Y., Anthony Crupi was highly active - enjoyed life so much, that he wouldn't sleep more than three or four hou... [read more]
At Home and Back to Business

What's in a name? Maybe a business. Ask Bob Witmeyer and Terry Doherty, who chose the moniker, Robert George Sales Inc. - a combination of their two... [read more]