Shane Wiegand, Jillian Krupski Jones, and Joshua Kaplan are SUNY Geneseo graduates who will be recognized by business journals in Rochester and Buffalo next week.

Three SUNY Geneseo alumni will be honored next week with Forty under 40 awards for 2021 from business publication in the Rochester and Buffalo areas. They were selected for their professional success and significant contributions to the community.

The Rochester Business Journal will recognize Shane Wiegand for his Antiracist Curriculum Project at the PathStone Foundation, a community-based anti-poverty organization. He is a fourth-grade teacher in the Rush-Henrietta school district. He earned his bachelor’s degree in education from SUNY Geneseo in 2011. He earned a master’s degree in education from Geneseo in 2015. Wiegand is also an adjunct faculty instructor in the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Department of Neurology, where he lectures, leads workshops and consults on equity work. He will be honored at the RBJ awards luncheon on Nov. 16 at The Genesee Valley Club in Rochester.

Buffalo Business First selected Jillian Jones and Joshua Kaplan for its “40 Under 40” awards. Honorees are chosen for being leaders in their workplaces and community.

Jones earned her bachelor’s degree in anthropology from SUNY Geneseo in 2003. She is director of advancement for Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, soon to be the Buffalo AKG Art Museum after a $170 million capital expansion.

Kaplan earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from SUNY Geneseo in 2012. He is a senior investment consultant and chief compliance officer at Landmark Wealth Management in Amherst.

The journal will recognize Jones and Kaplan on Nov. 18 at the Business First awards luncheon at the Statler City hotel in Buffalo.

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