UNICON is a small organization with a big impact on economic development in the Finger Lakes Region. 

If you spend some time on our website, you'll find that our small staff is passionate, hardworking, and highly effective. We know economic development begins with construction, so we work with community leaders and organizations to promote our industry. Find out more about us here. 

Joe Leone

Joseph Leone is Executive Director of UNICON. He is active in community groups such as the Rochester Community Coalition, Greater Rochester Enterprise, the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council's Workforce Development Committee, the Workforce Investment Board, and Rotary International. 

Before being chosen to serve as Executive Director in 2014, Joe worked for over twenty years for the Sheet Metal Workers Local 46, and was elected as Business Manager for the Local in 2007. 

Prior to becoming Executive Director, Joe served on the UNICON Board of Directors for seven years. 

Leone is active in the community, and is a member of the Greater Rochester Enterprise, RochesterWorks, Workforce Development Committee of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council, American Welding Society, Refrigeration Service Engineer Society, Monroe Community College's HVAC Advisory Board, WIT Federal Credit Union Board of Directors, Boy/Cub Scouts of America, the Rochester Rotary Club, and several local youth charity organizations

Phone: 585-288-3440


Mariel Fedde is the Executive Assistant at UNICON. She develops UNICON's communications, news, website, and social media, including the weekly Construction Newsreel. Mariel also coordinates events and research initiatives. She is the first point of contact at UNICON - feel free to email her with any questions, comments, or concerns. 

Mariel is new to UNICON and holds a BA in Visual Art with a focus in Architecture and the Built Environment from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Phone: 585-288-3440


Taryn Deinhart is the Accounting Manager at UNICON. She maintains accounting controls, processes accounts payable an receivables, prepares financial reports, reconciles financial discrepancies, and coordinates compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements. 

Taryn has worked with related building trades organization and brings with her over 20 years of professional experience.

Phone: 585-288-3440



UNICON Rochester  - 180 Linden Oaks - Rochester, NY 14625 - Phone: 585-288-3440  -  E-mail: info@uniconrochester.com