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In February Katje Afonseca was promoted from director of development to executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State. She is the organization’s youngest-ever executive director in its 50-year history. more
1 As the Providence office managing partner, what was your role in Locke Lord's recent merger with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP? My role became significant after the merger, where I was able to use my knowledge of the corporate practices … more
Dr. Paul E. Morrissey, associate professor of surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, is program director of the division of organ transplantation at Rhode Island Hospital. Morrissey, who maintains a private practice at University Surgical Associates, talked with Providence Business News about National Organ Donation Month, which occurs in April, his work as a transplant surgeon and the need for organ donors. more
Richard A. Andrews recently was appointed chief operating officer at ProThera Biologics in Providence, a company that is developing inter-alpha inhibitor proteins to treat severe inflammation associated with infection, trauma and disease. He discussed his new role at the company with Providence Business News, as well as his past experience. more
Marty Sinnott, president and CEO of Child & Family, brings more than 35 years of human service and nonprofit administration experience to the agency. He was previously the CEO of Amigos de las Americas, an international nonprofit with projects in 10 Latin American countries. He has created innovative programs, built organizational capacity and influenced public policy. Now a Newport resident, he graduated from the College of the University of Chicago with a degree in religion and humanities and later added a master’s degree in social science from the same institution. more
The British vote to exit – or Brexit – the European Union last month roiled public pension systems, as uncertainty in the international marketplace sent investors scurrying for less-volatile asset classes. Seth Magaziner, Rhode Island’s general treasurer, oversees the state’s $7.5 billion public pension system. He talks with Providence Business News about Brexit, pension performance through the fiscal year that ended June 30 and the effectiveness of its current asset allocation and assumed rate of return. more
Sean McGarry is vice president and retirement plan service manager at Rockland Trust. He talks with Providence Business News about the recent U.S. Department of Labor ruling on the “conflict of interest” regulation, which is designed to protect investors from hidden fees in retirement-investment advice. McGarry breaks down the regulation and how it could affect clients and financial advisers.v more
Tom Falcone was appointed interim executive director of Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s information technology and bioscience association, on Feb. 1. Falcone talked with Providence Business News about the position. more
Christopher Samih-Rotondo is the community organizer for the Tenant and Homeowner Association at DARE, or Direct Action for Rights and Equality, a Providence-based organization. He has held this position for five years. He is a graduate of Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., and an occasional contributor to local media, including the RI Future blog. more
(Updated 12:22 p.m.) Joseph M. Baptista is the president of Anchor Financial Mortgage Inc. in Pawtucket. The mortgage firm recently partnered with R.I. Housing and its new program, the Ocean State Grad Grant, which is designed to help new graduates purchase homes. He talks with Providence Business News about his firm, the program and the benefits to buying versus renting. more
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