COMET Announces New CEO

19.04.21 06:44 PM By Samantha Lape

Join Us In Welcoming John Chapman, MS

COMET Informatics LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of John Chapman, MS as their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective Monday, April 19, 2021, following a planned CEO succession plan and unanimous approval from the board.  


With nearly 40 years of experience in the technology industry that include start-ups and fortune 500 companies alike, Chapman is excited about joining the COMET team and continuing to work and serve the Rochester community. “I am thrilled and humbled about the opportunity to join the outstanding team at COMET to help to continue their growth to the next level," says Chapman, “I am excited about their product offerings as well as assisting their clients to achieve their goals while further enhancing the customer experience.”


For the past several years, Chapman has been President of the JMC Advisory Group where he consulted with companies to execute GTM and sales programs, create and deliver product innovation, scaling operations/systems/process, and technology, enhancing customer experience, and assisting various organizations by filling interim CMO and COO roles. This work allowed Chapman to achieve results through collaboration and teamwork where accountability, customer-centric value and service were top priorities.


COMET’s current CEO, Leonard Gingello, MBA will officially retire Friday, April 16th, 2021 after being a part of COMET since its inception eleven years ago, four of those years as CEO and five as Board Chair. "I have deeply enjoyed the privilege of working with COMET's dedicated team and all the child care professionals, partners, and customers alike, who are so focused and passionately working to improve the lives of our precious children," says Gingello, “John is a great addition to the COMET team, and will serve our partners and clients well. I can retire with the knowledge that they are being left in the best of hands."

Samantha Lape