Name: David Kolko
Title: Brand Consultant
Job Description: Helping clients achieve their desired business results through operations and marketing.
High School Attended: Brighton High School
College Attended: Syracuse University. B.S. in Marketing Management
Current Hometown: Rochester, NY
Family: Two Daughters Cecily -15 and Jillian -13.
Favorite Part About Working for Cooley: Being a Co-Owner of the company with so many wonderful people.
Favorite Client Project: Conifer relocation project. It involved consistent branding, a variety of different items (print and promotional) and precise distribution patterns. Three of my favorite things I do every day.
Favorite Cooley Story: How Mr. Cooley had the vision to turn his company into an employee owned operation. He has helped countless Cooley employees but also leaves a thriving legacy from the company he started.
Your Proudest Professional Moment: In 2002 I was named to the Rochester Business Journal 40 under 40 list at the age of 33. The list is determined based on professional and community activities.
Your Proudest Personal Moment: Watching both of my daughters becoming a Bat-Mitzvah. Watching them being welcomed into the adult Jewish community is something that will stay with me forever.
Favorite Web Sites: cnn.com, espn.com, linkedin.com, twitter.com
Favorite Hobbies: Golf, Hiking, spending time with my kids, rooting on Syracuse Orange and the Buffalo Bills.
Top TV Shows: Homeland, Billions, The Man in the High Castle, Seinfeld, Law and Order SVU
Top Movies: The Godfather, King’s Speech, Unbreakable, and Wedding Crashers
Top Music Acts: The Beatles, Eric Clapton, Bon Jovi, Paul Simon and The Who.
Top Travel Destinations: Italy, Caribbean, Utah, Colorado, and Mexico
Top Sports Teams: Syracuse Basketball, Buffalo Bills, NY Knicks, and Buffalo Sabers
Top Brands: North Face, Under Armor, Nike, Cutter and Buck, Bose
Fun Fact(s) About Yourself: Only family member still living in our hometown.
Address: 806 Linden Ave., Suite 500, Rochester, NY 14625