Stuart Boyar

Stuart Boyar

President, Rochester, New York

Name: Stuart Boyar

Title: President

Job Description: I provide strategic leadership for our company through the input of our Board, our employees and industry leaders to create long and short-term goals, direction and policies.

High School Attended: West Irondequoit High School

College Attended: Kent State University (go Golden Flashes!)

Current Hometown: Rochester, NY

Family Details: Married for almost 37 years to my wife Vancy and have two sons Jeffrey (age 30) and Philip (age 27)

Favorite Part About Working for Cooley: The ability to evoke change in both our clients and our employees while having fun at the same time.

Your Proudest Professional Moment: Becoming President of Cooley and the PSDA.

Your Proudest Personal Moment: My wedding day as well as watching my wife and children be recognized academically, athletically and professionally.

Favorite Websites: Amazon Prime, Wine Access, William Sonoma, Cooley, VRBO

Favorite Hobbies: Wine tasting and collecting, cooking, sports, hiking, traveling

Top TV Shows: Modern Family, Mash, Seinfeld, Grace and Frankie, This is Us

Top Movies: Shawshank Redemption, Godfather 1, Jeremiah Johnson, Midnight Cowboy, Good Will Hunting

Top Music Acts: Allman Brothers Band, The Who, James Gang, Dave Matthews, Adele

Top Travel Destinations: Italy, France, West Coast US, Canadian Rockies, Martha’s Vineyard

Top Sports Teams: Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Buffalo Bills, Michigan Wolverines, Syracuse Orange

Top Brands: Cooley, Brooks Brothers, Sonos, Cole Haan, Vincent Arroyo

Fun Fact(s) About Yourself: I love tasting wines and pairing them with food. A perfect weekend is spending the day preparing and cooking a meal for friends/family with an appropriate wine or two to enhance the meal.


 Phone: 800-475-4760
 Address: 806 Linden Ave., Suite 500, Rochester, NY 14625