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You've got to love a guy who declares he will come up with $10 million to restore and support a beautiful old dowager of a city park, now turning a bit shabby around the edges. The guy in question is Neil D. Steinberg, and the money will be … more
What does it take to turn a charm bracelet – a bit of 1950s-style adornment found in every girl's jewelry box – into a personal talisman and statement of transcendent spirituality? Some might call it "chutzpah." Some might call it marketing. But … more
How often is a gift called "transformational?" That's a big claim. The word was used by University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley, referring in 2013 to a $15 million gift from former CVS Caremark Corp. President and CEO Thomas M. … more
Two gorgeously restored performing arts houses in Providence make a nice set of bookends, geographically speaking: Veterans Memorial Auditorium is perched on Smith Hill and Providence Performing Arts Center claims the other end of the skyline on … more
For years, economic-development specialists have been saying that Providence needs to get more construction underway, particularly construction of hotels, as room vacancy rates go down and cost of rooms go up. After some dithering, the … more
When Christina H. Paxson, an Ivy League educated economist, was contemplating applying for the presidency of Brown University, did she see herself wading into the tough playpen of real estate development in Rhode Island, and even joining the … more
Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners LLC, named his private-equity firm after its home city, but he runs it with the bravado and damn-the-torpedoes swagger that this contentious, small state has trouble achieving. … more
Joseph R. Paolino Jr.'s career in elective office got off to an early start with a seat on Providence City Council at age 23, and it wrapped up before he hit 40, after two terms as the city's mayor. But leaving politics did not mean he stepped out … more
Manufacturer Hope Global of Cumberland has seen revenue grow significantly under the leadership of Cheryl Merchant. But as president and CEO of the 133-year-old company, Merchant doesn't only provide solid management decisions and keep an eye on the … more
Well before Larry J. Merlo became CEO of Woonstocket-based CVS Health Corp. in 2011, the company knew how to get big by acquisition, scooping up many hundreds of drugstores, decades after decade. Named president in 2010, Merlo came onboard … more
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