Greg fell was appointed the first general manager of JETNET, a global provider of business aviation data at 101 First St., Utica. Fell has nearly 30 years of senior leadership experience, including strategic development and growth of IT infrastructure, in the business aviation, automotive, software / technology and communications industries. social media. Fell most recently served as CEO of Display Social, a social media company where he led the company through a successful launch that saw seven million downloads in less than 6 months.
Fell is a Certified Six Sigma Champion and sits on multiple Boards and Advisory Boards in various industries including Telecommunications, Aviation, Oil & Gas. He also works as an industrial mentor for Columbia University.
IN OTHER BIZ NEWS:
• The Center of Excellence for Leadership at Mohawk Valley Community College, with the Griffiss Institute (IG), won the James C. Hall Program: Outstanding Business / Organization Collaboration award at its Summer Professional Development Institute, which aims to develop leaders who are ready to make an impact when they enter the workforce. Through the GI Internship Program, interns who are currently undergraduate and graduate students at 81 colleges and universities across the country are connected to a summer job at the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) in Rome.
• Dr. Brian J Jackson was elected president of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) at the 70th annual conference in Chicago, Illinois. AAID, founded in 1951, is the world’s oldest organization dedicated to implant dentistry. Jackson is a board certified and graduate of the American Board of Oral Implantology / Implant Dentistry (ABOI / ID) and Honored Member of AAID. He is a partner at Comprehensive Dentistry at 2534 Genesee St., Utica.
• PJ Green, Inc., 100 Whitesboro St., Utica, has received RecycleOne commercial certification from the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority. Certification requires an on-site review by authority staff to verify that specific criteria for solid waste management, recycling and energy reduction have been met. PJ Green is a family-owned printing and direct mail company in operation since 1928. For more information on the authority’s RecycleOne corporate certification program, or to get your business certified, contact Samantha Brown, recycling coordinator, at 315-733-1224 ext. 2800 or visit www.RecycleOneBusiness.com to download the Business Recycling Program Guide.
• FlixBus, a network of intercity buses, arrives in Utica. After inaugurating a new Albany-New York City round-trip route in early November, the company extended this line from Schenectady to Utica to provide daily round-trip service. The new Utica stop will be in front of the State Office Building at 207 Genesee Street. FlixBus fares start at $ 24.99 from Utica-New York. For more information, visit flixbus.com.