The Avanti Summit – A Celebration of Rochester’s Entrepreneurs

Date:  March 1, 2018  Time: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (plus a cocktail party after the event!)

Location: Casa Larga Vineyards, 2287 Turk Hill Rd, Fairport, NY 14450  

Avanti Summits help Rochester business owners grow, learn, collaborate and get inspired. We share proven strategies and systems used by Rochester’s greatest business leaders and high growth organizations. This event, aimed at celebrating our region’s entrepreneurs, is guaranteed to be a magical day where you will learn from the best. 

Gregg Lederman
Brand Integrity

Joe Crestuk

Leo Linder

Lindsay McCutchen
Career Start

Paul Guglielmo
Guglielmo Sauce

Ron Wille
Launch Team Inc.

Michele Liddle
The Perfect Granola

Host: David Mammano
Founder and CEO of The Avanti Entrepreneur Group, America’s Entrepreneur Coach

For more than 22 years, David Mammano has been a serial entrepreneur. Having started seven businesses from scratch, today he is helping others start or grow their businesses by infusing the latest entrepreneurial principles into their strategy. 

David founded a three-time Inc. Magazine 5000 Growth Company, is the host of The Avanti Entrepreneur podcast and radio show, was a TEDx speaker, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Rochester, as well as the author of business and college planning books. David graduated from the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications/Advertising. He is also a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Masters Program, an executive education program offered through the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO). 


Opening Remarks: Cheryl Dinolfo
Monroe County Executive

An attorney and former small business owner, Cheryl Dinolfo was resoundingly elected as Monroe County’s 6th County Executive in November, 2015. Prior to taking office as County Executive, Cheryl served our community with distinction as Monroe County Clerk for more than 11 years. Cheryl is well known for her hard work, determination and commitment to rolling up her sleeves and getting the job done. In her first two years as County Executive, Cheryl has already launched several initiatives to grow jobs, foster a more open and transparent county government and facilitate unprecedented new quality of life investments. Cheryl is a long time resident of the Town of Irondequoit, where she raised her three children and currently lives with her husband of over 30 years, Vincent Dinolfo.


Event Sponsors

Schedule for the Event

7:30am - 8:30 am Registration/Breakfast Served
8:30am - 9:00am Kick-Off - Cheryl Dinolfo
9:00am - 9:45am Gregg Lederman, Brand Integrity
9:45am - 10:00am Break
10:00pm - 10:45am Michele Liddle, The Perfect Granola
10:45am - 11:30am Joe Crestuk, WebSurge
11:30am - 12:00pm Vendor Love
12:00pm - 12:45pm Lunch Served
12:45pm - 1:30pm Lindsay McCutchen, Career Start
1:30pm - 2:15pm Paul Guglielmo, Gugliemo Sauce
2:15pm - 3:00pm Break
3:00pm - 3:45pm Leo Linder, Emerge
3:45pm - 4:30pm Ron Wille, Launch Team Inc.
4:30 pm Happy Hour


Tickets can be purchased at

Single Tickets: $95 per ticket (plus Eventbrite fees)

For bulk orders or questions, email
• Small Group Rate: $80 per ticket (for a group of 5 or more)
• Large Group Rate: $65 per ticket (for a group of 10 or more)


Call (585) 742-1260 for more informations. 

Interested in a sponsorship or event booth? Call (585) 742-1260 ext. 700 or email