At UB, we're committed to nurturing the innovative spirit by fostering a robust culture of entrepreneurship across our academic and research enterprises. On Sept. 30, we honored business owners and leaders who are solving problems, providing valuable services and maintaining a level of excellence in all their endeavors.
We're proud of the creativity, business acumen and contributions they bring to the economic vitality of the communities they serve. Watch the recap below or click on the yellow button to see a recording of the live stream!
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Cynthia Khoo-Robinson, Associate Vice President of Alumni Engagement & Annual Giving lets attendees know we received close to 300 nominations for 2021.
Jill Fiedler-Kelly from Cognigen Corporation accepts her Fast 46 award. Cognigen Corporation ranked #46.
Stewart Haney from Wendel, poses with his President Satish K. Tripathi and Michael Anderson from Bank on Buffalo. Wendel ranked #34.
Dharshan Jayasinghe, UB Alumni Association Board President, accepts his Fast 46 award for bizWin Strategies. bizWin Strategies ranked #20.
Audrey Hall from EcoServe Pest Services accepts her Fast 46 award. EcoServe Pest Services ranked #11.
Jeanette Dixon from Manning & Kass Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP poses with President Satish K. Tripathi and Michael Anderson from Bank on Buffalo. Jeanette’s company ranked #7.
Lonny Anger from Merrick Industrial Management Corporation accepts his Fast 46 award. Merrick Management Corporation ranked #2.
Joseph Mannarino from Buffalo Construction Consultants, Inc. speaks after his company was named the #1 ranked Fast 46 finalist.
Attendees enjoyed a cocktail reception in the Center for the Arts atrium immediately following the ceremony.
School of Law Alumni are congratulated by School of Law Dean Aviva Abramovksy and Ilene Fleischmann during the reception. Photographed from left to right are: Daniel Joyce, Jamie Fiegel, Kelly Carr, Dean Aviva Abramovksy, Illene Flesichmann, Jeanette Dixon and Marco Cercone.
School of Management Dean Paul Tesluk congratulates 3 Under 3 recipients. Photographed from left to right: Robin Miano, Chris Miano, Naeim Khanjani, Dean Paul Tesluk.
The team from Buffalo Construction Consultants Inc., this year’s #1 ranked Fast 46 company poses with President Satish K. Tripathi.
Guests from Landmark Wealth Management enjoy the cocktail reception. Landmark Wealth Management ranked #43.
Winners below are listed in rank order.
Named in honor of UB's founding in 1846, Fast 46 recognizes and celebrates the success of 46 of the fastest-growing businesses owned or led by UB alumni or former students around the world.
Each Fast 46 finalist has demonstrated that they meet a rigorous set of criteria, from number of years in business to verifiable revenues. In addition, the leadership or ownership must be a UB alumnus or former student.
Our verification firm has similarly confirmed that each 3 Under 3 finalist has been met its criteria that includes operating for 36 months or less and meeting capital funding thresholds.