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Lori Kettelle is the owner of PVDonuts, a gourmet doughnut business that launched earlier in the year at Hope & Main in Warren, then in May expanded into shared kitchen and retail space on Allens Avenue in Providence. In mid-September, PVDonuts will open in a permanent location in the Fox Point neighborhood of Providence. more
Debra Sharpe, executive director of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, came to work in the nonprofit by chance. Having always been involved in volunteering, causes and community organizations, her first nonprofit job was with the American Heart Association in Illinois and Missouri as a field representative. “Today, I can’t imagine doing anything else,” she said, and when the position with the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island came up she jumped at the opportunity. more
Malcolm A. Makin, of Raymond James in Westerly, again has been named the state’s top financial adviser in Barron’s 2016 Top 1,200 Financial Advisors list. He talks with Providence Business News about his investment strategy, the regional, national and global economy, and how the national election cycle is affecting the markets. more
Karen A. Santilli is president & CEO of Crossroads Rhode Island, which aims to solve homelessness by practicing evidence-based methods to secure stable homes for individuals and families. She was PBN’s “2015 Business Women Industry Leader” in nonprofit services. Additionally, she was named the “2011 Fundraising Professional of the Year” by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Rhode Island chapter, and she’s a ZETA II graduate of Leadership Rhode Island. more
Gail Cavanaugh is a business consultant and life-insurance agent based in Portsmouth. A specialist in retailer and merchant services, Cavanaugh talked with Providence Business News about the security – or lack thereof – with the new EMV chips (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) found on credit cards and how retailers should be dealing with the costs associated with buying new EMV equipment. more
Phil Olivero, chief technology officer for Lightower Fiber Networks, talks with Providence Business News about the company’s mission, its work in Rhode Island and plans going forward. Based in Boxborough, Mass., the company also has a colocation/data facility in Providence. more
David Miree is executive vice president, consumer deposits, investments and network management at Webster Bank. The Connecticut-based bank recently expanded its retail operations into the Greater Boston area, opening more than a dozen locations throughout the area. Miree, who prior to joining Webster worked at Santander Bank, talks with Providence Business News about the expansion project and how he expects it will affect the bank’s overall growth. more
Dr. James Rudolph is director of the Center of Innovation in Geriatric Services and director of Measurement and Quality Improvement for the VA Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care, both at the Providence VA Medical Center. Rudolph’s pioneering program, the VA Center of Innovation in Long-Term Services and Supports for Vulnerable Veterans, designed to meet the needs of the nation’s aging veterans – was recently awarded a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development. more
Maria Dias is Navigant Credit Union’s new branch manager of the financial institution’s newest branch, which is in the Slatersville section of North Smithfield. A Lincoln resident, Dias is responsible for overseeing branch operations, assisting members, developing new business and managing branch employees. She talks with Providence Business News about the new locale. more
Kara Foley is a newly hired policy analyst at Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, a children’s-policy organization working to improve the health, safety, education and economic well-being of Rhode Island’s children. She talked with Providence Business News about the organization's mission. more
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