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Donna Lantagne is the only female member of the civil engineering firm Beta Group Inc.'s senior management team. She credits her rise to old-fashioned hard work and mentors willing to reward it. "They recognized that good work is good … more
When Peter Crump and Matt Dempsey became business partners at Providence-based general-contracting firm Site Specific LLC back in 2007, the duo worked out of a basement with three employees for six months. Over the past seven years, things have certainly changed. more
Headquartered in Warwick, Automated Business Solutions, an office equipment provider and servicer, has been in business for more than 20 years. For a small business, that kind of staying power would be a testament to success in and of itself. But what is particularly impressive about ABS is the fact that despite a still-sluggish economy, it saw 36 percent growth from 2011 to 2013. more
These aren’t your average printers. more
Five-year-old Provdotnet LLC, which provides data-center solutions to Alex and Ani LLC, Atrion SMB and 7-Eleven, among others, is enjoying remarkable growth. By parlaying its expertise in data-center services, the company realized a nearly 300 percent increase in revenue from 2011 to 2013, with year-end 2013 revenue of $1.2 million. Provdotnet is continuing to see gains and expects sales of nearly $2 million in 2014, said Ron Sacks, CEO and managing partner. It’s a number that the firm is likely to see. A year ago, Sacks and company predicted 2013 revenue of between $1 million and $1.5 million. more
From its humble beginnings as a portable sawmill operation back in 1911, South Kingstown-based and family-owned Arnold Lumber Co. has grown into a $60 million operation boasting nearly 200 employees, four lumberyards, a masonry division, a kitchen center, a door shop, construction-lending division and a specialty commercial window division – Seaside Casual Furniture, which manufactures and distributes premium outdoor furniture throughout the United States and beyond. more
Roughly 30 percent of Providence’s public school students are “chronically absent,” missing 18 or more days of school every year. That’s a huge problem, according to research that shows chronic absenteeism is a major predictor of whether a student will drop out before completing high school. more
Resources and services for Rhode Island's homeless have grown steadily wider, deeper and more progressive since the start of the millennium. Part of the improvement can be attributed to Laurie A. Devlin, chief financial officer of … more
Paul Cronin, a senior vice president at IT services firm Atrion Networking Corp., sums up Marianne Caserta, the company's chief financial officer, in two words: "silent giant." "She doesn't have to say, ‘I know more than you,' but you … more
As a lifelong Rhode Islander, Joe Greene is very passionate about the work he does as chief financial officer and treasurer at Providence-based Johnson & Wales University. But in reality, for Greene it really goes beyond mere passion. … more
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