10/13/2013 7:58:21 AM

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: Paul Tolley provides vision for Canandaigua center

While playing soccer, Paul Tolley learned many lessons that have helped him become a leader.

Teamwork, leadership and just finding a way to reach a goal despite any obstacles are just a few of the things he learned while playing at Clarkson University, where he earned a bachelor's of science in mechanical engineering.

"If you really want to be successful on the playing field you have to innovate, you have to find a different way. A lot of times the game plan you had didn't work so you need to be able to switch up and come up with a different game plan," said the executive director of the Smart System Technology and Commercialization Center (STC) in Canandaigua.

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