The reporting staff at Buffalo Business First seeks to connect readers with the men and women who display an entrepreneurial spirit in a variety of industries.

Below is a sampling of some of the intriguing people we've come across in the past week.

• Richard Ferranti ready to lead Rich Products

• How Paul Stephen went from satellite dish sales to project development

• Stan Martin came home to make a community impact

• Ingram Micro makes leadership change

• Emerging Attorney: Amanda…