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Business Women
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A professional skater, an entrepreneur, a founder and executive director, Carolyn Drumm – with a little inspiration from Oprah Winfrey – is sharing her passion with those less fortunate. Drumm, of Warwick, started figure skating at the … more
Ann Marie Fillion always had an affinity for both numbers and people – those two interests have translated into a career that transcends the typical accountant's role in business. Born in East Providence, Fillion, 55, started out as a … more
Betsey A. Purinton, 64, the managing director and chief investment officer for StrategicPoint Investment Advisors in Providence, is 13 years into her latest career – and still growing. Previously a teacher, an administrator and a … more
Beating a life-threatening illness led Lisa J. Raiola to launch a culinary incubator on Oct. 3 that is breathing new life into not only her career but the careers of 30 startup entrepreneurs. At 52, Raiola, who lives in Bristol with her … more
For Mari Anne Snow, knowing when to leave a company or abandon an idea that isn't workable is as important as succeeding in an enterprise. In a sense, she says, it's almost a prerequisite. "My passion," she said, "is … more
Barbara Sokoloff knew one thing when she decided to start her own consulting firm nearly 30 years ago: She wanted to help transform "holes in the urban fabric" into vibrant communities. Sokoloff, a 72-year-old Providence native, started her … more
She could have been a lawyer or entered government service or journalism. But two years in a middle school classroom convinced Heather Tow-Yick that she would focus on a career in education. Every professional step she took following those … more
Hope Global CEO Cheryl Merchant captured the essence of PBN’s Business Women Awards program when during her acceptance speech for being named Outstanding Mentor, she noted the impressive achievements of the 25 other honorees and then challenged all in attendance to take up the cause of mentoring the next generation of leaders, something she has made an extracurricular passion. more
From an early age, the glimmer of vintage jewelry captured 30-year-old Loren Barham's attention, but the link between artistry and entrepreneurship wasn't always clear to her. "My aunt gave me a little jewelry-making kit when I was 12, with … more
A lottery industry veteran who has worked her way up from the bottom and a CEO who finds the time to mentor women while transforming a more than century-old manufacturer have been named the top two honorees in Providence Business News’ 2015 Business Women Awards program. more
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