ROCHESTER, NY (June 23, 2021) Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Bob Duffy released the following statement in response to Rochester's primary election:
“Congratulations to Mayor-Elect Malik Evans on winning yesterday’s primary. I have known and worked with Malik for decades and have enormous respect for him both personally and professionally. Rochester faces a slew of issues and Malik’s experience in both government and the private sector will prove invaluable as we work together in addressing these obstacles to success. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and our 1,300 members stand ready to assist Malik and his team as they endeavor to make our City stronger than ever.
“I also want to thank Mayor Warren for her many successes during her tenure. I especially want to thank the Mayor for her constructive and conciliatory comments. She urged unity and support for Mayor-Elect Evans – a sentiment with which we wholeheartedly agree.
“Rochester needs to unite and collaborate, and I applaud both leaders for setting this tone for the future.”