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From Rotary Exchange Student to Club President: Paul Guglielmo Leading Rochester Rotary

June 27, 2024

Rochester Rotary has elected Paul "Pauly" Guglielmo, Craft Cannery CEO and Guglielmo Sauce founder, as its president for the Rotary year from July 2024 through June 2025.

Guglielmo’s election as president follows several leadership roles in Rochester Rotary, including serving on the club’s board of directors as vice president of events, as sergeant-at-arms, and on the program and Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp facilities committees.

His first connection to Rotary was as a 16-year-old Rotary exchange student in Italy during high school. He has been a Rochester Rotarian since 2017 and an honorary member of the Conneaut Rotary Club in his hometown of Conneaut, Ohio, since 2000.

Active in the community, Guglielmo serves as vice chair of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester, as a board member of Rochester Broadway Theater League, St. Ann's Foundation and the BOCES Batavia Culinary Advisory Board, and he is a member of the Italian Civic League.

Paul Guglielmo resides in Brighton with his wife, Ryann, and their five-year-old son.


About Rochester Rotary
Rochester Rotary ( is an organization with a rich history of serving children in the Rochester community for more than 100 years. Working together, more than 300 professional men and women live out Rotary International’s motto of “Service Above Self” in all that they do for the Rochester and world communities. The Rochester Rotary Club operates Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp, a fully accessible residential summer camp in Rush, N.Y. that meets the needs of children with paralysis and other physical challenges and their families.


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