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Business Women
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If you want to know how to boost the Rhode Island economy, talk to Carol O'Donnell, who has thrived in a tough business sector, the construction industry. O'Donnell is president and owner of a diversified construction business triad: CRM … more
Morgan Grefe can trace her interest in museums back to the hours upon hours spent after school listening to the stories of her great-grandmother, a woman born in 1890. Grefe went on to receive her bachelor's degree from the University of … more
Critical technology, helping assure U.S. naval dominance in the world's oceans, is being developed at MIKEL Inc. in Middletown, a small, rapidly growing, high-tech powerhouse headed by Kelly Mendell, daughter of the company's founder. Only … more
Technically, Lauren Motola-Davis, a managing partner at the national law firm Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, lost the first jury trial she tried in Rhode Island Superior Court. Defending an insured individual and the insurance carrier … more
Kristy Knoedler knew a lot about cardiac rehabilitation in the early 1990s, having earned a degree in exercise science at the University of Rhode Island and working with cardiac patients at The Miriam Hospital. But she knew little about … more
Louise R. Dinsmore knows how to raise money. From working on former U.S. Rep. Ronald K. Machtley's congressional campaign in the early '90s, to fundraising for educational facilities at The University of Rhode Island and now running a … more
Finding your voice was a consistent theme of PBN's first Business Women Awards and Leadership Summit. The event, held May 12, combined the ninth Business Women's Awards program with a panel discussion on how women can advance in the workaday world. … more
When Leslie Taito, a senior vice president at Hope Global, was at an early point in her work life, a male customer once told her she was "prettier than a speckled pup." As if channeling many businesswomen's lifelong task of cleaning up … more
A psychology degree is not the typical credential associated with running a business, but Stephanie Additon is not a traditional entrepreneur. Additon launched Java Skincare in 2014 from the back of her and her husband's artisan roasting … more
While studying comparative literature at Brown University in the late 1970s, Deborah Schimberg didn't envision founding a company that makes chewing gum from sustainable ingredients. "I didn't have a vision of what I was going to do after … more
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