Seven Geneseo Alumni Recognized With 40 Under 40 Awards

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Three regional business journals recently recognized seven SUNY Geneseo alumni with 40 Under 40 awards. The alums were recognized for their professional accomplishments in business and contributions to the community.

The Rochester Business Journal honored four alumni: Megan Antonitto ’06, Jessica Clemente ’09, Rachel Laber ’10, and Andrew Sewnauth ’08. Buffalo Business First awarded Lindsay Batrowny '05 and The Central New York Business Journal honored Jessica Lisi ’18 and Nathaniel Stevens ’09. (Access to articles may be restricted by paywalls.)

“Geneseo alumni continue to make their marks in their career fields and communities,” says Amanda McCarthy, director of alumni relations at the College. “We are so proud of their accomplishments and the recognition they’ve earned.”

The 2022 Honorees:

Rochester Business Journal honorees

Megan Antonitto ’06 is vice president, risk management officer, at Genesee Regional Bank in Rochester. She earned her B.S. in accounting from Geneseo and an M.B.A. in finance from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Jessica Clemente ’09 is a senior associate with Harter Secrest & Emery LLP in Rochester.  She earned her B.A. in political science from Geneseo and J.D. from Albany Law School.

Rachel Laber ’10 is director of market communications & public relations at Visit Rochester in Fairport. She earned her B.A. in communication at Geneseo and M.S. in public relations at Syracuse University.

Andrew Sewnauth ’08 is president and chief operating officer at CDS Life Transitions in Webster. He earned a B.A. in political science from Geneseo, a Master’s degree in Divinity/Ministry, and an M.B.A. from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Buffalo Business First honoree

Lindsay Batrowny ’05 is vice president of finance & operations, Goodwill Industries, in Buffalo. She earned her B.S. in accounting \ and is a certified public accountant.

The Central New York Business Journal honorees

Jessica Lisi ’18 is director of marketing & communications at FOCUS Greater Syracuse in Syracuse. She earned her B.A. in history and adolescent education from Geneseo, an M.S. in data science from Eastern University, and an M.A. in history and American studies from the University of Amsterdam.

Nathaniel Stevens ’09 is deputy director at Onondaga County Office of Economic Development in Syracuse. He earned his B.A. in economics from Geneseo and an M.P.A. in state and local government in financial analysis and management from Syracuse University.