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Business Women
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The longtime chief operating officer of Crossroads Rhode Island has been named the Career Achievement winner in the 2016 Providence Business News Business Women Awards program, while the outstanding Mentor honoree is an entrepreneur who owns and operates three companies committed to equity in sports. more
Rachel C. Narodowy knows restaurant customers can be finicky, so she's built a family style eatery over the last 38 years that lures locals with the time-tested combination of good food, affordable prices and a welcoming atmosphere. … more
In a time when casinos are proliferating across the region, Megan McGuinness' job is to find new ways to entice patrons to choose her clients over the competition. McGuinness, owner of McGuiness Media & Marketing LLC, entered the casino … more
Roberta J. Fagan says people are sometimes surprised to see her, a woman, jump out of an Anchor Fuel Inc. truck when she's out on a delivery on Aquidneck Island. But raised eyebrows and trade stereotypes have never deterred her from wanting … more
As one of two top executives at a social-benefit corporation in Rhode Island, Maureen Cronin gets hired to solve problems and create change. She takes on that role as co-founder and CEO through her firm, Worldways Social Marketing, in … more
Attorney Alicia Samolis feels very lucky to have the opportunity to specialize in employment law – or what she calls the "juicy side" of business law. "Employment disputes often involve a lot of human elements," said Samolis, a partner at … more
Nicole D'Andrea wanted her MacBook to fit inside her "Mr. Arrogant" handbag, one of several styles her company designs, so she put the zipper on the side. "I try to keep the pieces stylish but classic and functional," she explained. "I want … more
Anyone who's ever planned a wedding, or a large-scale party, knows it's typically a lot of work. But for Stephanie Frazier-Grimm, founder of Couture Parties LLC and nonprofit The Confetti Foundation, it's her full-time job and she loves it. … more
Entrepreneurial by nature, Deborah Schimberg did not foresee while studying comparative literature in the late 1970s at Brown University that she would eventually found and run a company that makes chewing gum from sustainable ingredients. … more
Meg Wirth was studying deaths related to childbirth in Indonesia when one of her colleagues, an obstetrician, died of childbirth complications at a hospital. She calls the death sobering because it highlights how easily childbirth-related … more
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