How I Got Started

John Stage

Owner of Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Syracuse talks about building a chain of seven restaurants By Payne Horning ‘Under-capitalization is probably the No. 1 problem for any business to be able …

Malbert Dela Pena

Entrepreneur opens Upward Graphics in Fulton two years after immigrating to the U.S. from the Philippines By Payne Horning Malbert Dela Pena has been operating Upward Graphics, a screen-printing and …

Michele King

Physical and occupational therapist talks about running her physical therapy, balance center in Oswego By Lou Sorendo Q.: What motivated you to pursue a career in occupational therapy? A.: I …

Dennis Munski

Longtime owner of Munski Automotive in Oswego started his business 28 years ago. He reflects on his success, longevity By Lou Sorendo Q.: At what point did you decide to …

Megan Pecora

Owner of Port City Copy Center in Oswego endures hardship to achieve success By Lou Sorendo Q.: At what point in your life did you decide you wanted to run …

Bruce Phelps

At 94, co-founder of Fulton Tool Co. reminisces about his many years in the machining industry By Lou Sorendo Q.: You are a native of southern Ontario, Canada. What brought …

Tom Dunsmoor

Armed with a strong work ethic, owner of Dunsmoor Construction sees highest ever sales growth in 2018 By Lou Sorendo How did you initially acquire the skills necessary to become …