Life after Kodak
Tonight we’re bringing you our final story from Rochester, NY. It starts with a subject Rochester is famous for: the Eastman Kodak Company. It ends with a subject America is famous for: the small startup business.
Our characters are three professional designers in their 40s: Marc Krolczyk, Frank Marino, and Mike Telek. The same day they’re laid off from the Rochester industry giant Kodak, these men get in their cars, drive to a new office space and begin a startup firm.
They call it their Plan B. We call them American dreamers.
Interviews by Leah Stacy & Pete Wayner | Produced by Leah Stacy | Music by Columbia Quarter via Creative Commons.
P.S. In case you missed it, here’s their American dreams.