Marc, a longtime figure in Western New York, has served in Simcona’s top position for 12 years. He’s also a key force in the community, helping grow the success of the Rochester International Jazz Festival.
Rochester’s business and community growth are equally important to Marc.
“Humans will always desire progress,” he says. “In Rochester, there will always be a dialogue for addressing our challenges of education, mental health, poverty, and economic vitality.”
See what’s made Marc such an important voice for Rochester and placed Simcona atop the electronics sourcing market:
Marc has earned this Rochester Business Journal distinction several times, most recently being the 2021 RBJ Power 100. Throughout that period, his trademark has been leading through unprecedented times.
Externally, Simcona continues to grow impressive distributor and customer networks, helping buyers through a variety of supply chain obstacles:
Electrical and mechanical component sourcing
Wire & cable distribution
Industrial control panel engineering & assembly
Marc attributes some of his success to Simcona’s core tenet of favoring genuine partnerships with customers rather than transactional relationships.
“Pursue a vocation that makes you feel fulfilled and relevant,” he advises. “(Be) authentic and honest.”
With the RIJF
Marc is also producer and executive director of the annual CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival. RIJF started in 2002 with an attendance of 15,000. It’s since grown from a small, local event to one that draws 250,000+ patrons yearly. Today, the festival involves:
Nearly 1,800 artists from around the world
The economic impact of the festival is approaching $200 million.
An avid trumpeter himself, Marc continues to dedicate himself to building upon Rochester’s creative arts foundation and strengthening its economy.
More on Marc & Simcona
Marc has been with Simcona since 1990. He’s spent decades working behind the scenes to turn Rochester into a destination. Before that, he earned a degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology in business administration and management.
Simcona itself has been going strong for 50+ years as a supply chain partner, delivering:
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