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1 What has been the most interesting thing you've learned about CCRI? Our students … are often the first in their family to attend college, and their grit and determination are incredibly inspiring. Every day, the example they set about … more
John Nimmo is senior housing counselor at NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley, a community development corporation that serves several communities in northern Rhode Island. He was praised recently by state officials for helping to direct homeowners having difficulty paying their mortgages to a nonprofit program, the SUN Initiative, which allows them to sell and repurchase their houses under more affordable terms. more
James Marsh, Carousel Industries of North America Inc.’s chief revenue officer, discusses the company’s plans to acquire Atrion Inc. more
Michael D. Ice is a professor of finance at the University of Rhode Island. He talks with Providence Business News about the United Kingdom’s vote to exit the European Union, a move popularly referred to as “Brexit,” and what impact it will have on the marketplace. Prior to joining URI, Ice spent 30 years working on Wall Street and has worked and lived in England. more
Angelleen Peters-Lewis is Care New England’s senior vice president and chief nursing officer, a new position at CNE. Earlier, she served as senior vice president for patient care services and chief nursing officer at Women & Infants Hospital. Peters-Lewis talked with Providence Business News about her new position at CNE, the future of nursing care and nursing challenges that await CNE. more
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 Why is it important that the United States address vulnerabilities to cyberattacks? Securing corporate and government networks against cyberattacks is one of the most important challenges America faces. The cyberthreats our nation needs … more
Connor Dowd is operating principal and principal broker for Keller Williams Newport and East Bay. He unfortunately has had experience with real estate-related scams that are being reported in Rhode Rhode Island. According to Dowd, representatives of the Boston field office of the FBI estimate $800,000 was targeted by scammers nationwide last fall, which has since grown to $2.4 billion. more
Leandra Elberger, senior communications and development manager for New York City-based Venture for America, discussed with Providence Business News how the organization hosts a five-week training program at Brown University every year with the new cohort of Venture for America fellows. The program prepares them so that they will be ready to make an immediate impact on their companies and communities when they begin their placements at the end of the summer. Starting today, members of five classes of Venture for America fellows will return to Brown for three days to participate in activities centered around building the Venture for America community and fostering entrepreneurship in cities like Providence. 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
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