Tom Golisano

Tom Golisano—entrepreneur, philanthropist, civic leader and former owner of the Buffalo Sabres NHL team—is founder and chairman of the board of Paychex, Inc.  Headquartered in Rochester, New York, with more than 15,500 employees and 100 office locations nationwide, Paychex is the leading provider of payroll, human resource and benefits outsourcing services for small-to-medium-sized businesses. Active in both business and philanthropy, Golisano currently mentors the entrepreneurs who run the businesses in which he has invested. He also oversees his family’s charitable foundation. To date, he has donated more than $300 million to a wide range of charitable causes, including educational institutions, children’s hospitals and especially organizations working with people who have developmental and intellectual disabilities. He is author of Built Not Born: A Self-Made Billionaire’s No-Nonsense Guide for Entrepreneurs. You can connect with Tom on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.


Success Formula of Successful People —Sarah Hiner Talks with Tom Golisano

Secrets of success from entrepreneur Tom Golisano, former owner of the Buffalo Sabres NHL team and founder of Paychex.