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Carrie McDonough, a graduate student in the University of Rhode Island’s oceanography program, talks with Providence Business News about her popular “oceanbites” blog, which features information on oceanography research and the ocean world. Since she first posted in September 2013, she has gained more than 10,000 Twitter followers and 500 Facebook fans, and science writers and teachers in kindergarten through grade 12 use the site for educational materials and story ideas. 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
Mark Waggoner is senior vice president, care integration and management for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. Waggoner spoke with Providence Business News to explain the recent affiliation between BCBSRI and Integra Community Care Network, a partnership of several physician groups that is designed to make health care more accessible and affordable. more
1 You became planning director last year. How is Providence more "business-friendly"? We have a new manager that serves a dual role as director of real estate and business services, serving as a single point of contact for new businesses … more
Dan Corria of East Providence, president for a year and a half of the board of directors in the all-volunteer nonprofit Team Providence Athletic AAU, has been involved with the program for about 10 years. A division of the national American Amateur Union organization, which provides national tournaments and insurance coverage, among other benefits, Team Providence provides sports play for youths 11 to 17 in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Here, Corria discusses the mission and his work at the organization. more
David W. Widmann is vice president of appraisals for Providence-based Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal. He previously worked for Rodman Real Estate and has been in the commercial real estate business for 12 years. He responded recently to questions focused on the commercial appraisal process. more
Martin W. Keen, founder of Focal Upright Furniture LLC in North Kingstown, talked with Providence Business News recently about how he got the idea for his ergonomic office furniture and the problems that can result from sitting all day in traditional seated desks. The company began in 2012 and employs 25. It also was recognized recently with a Good Design award for its sphere workstation. more
Jonathan Sweet is a financial adviser with Oak Leaf Wealth Management and Retirement Planning. He offers securities and advisory services through Commonwealth Financial Network and recently launched a new business tool to help customers assess risk tolerance in their portfolios. He talks with Providence Business News about this new tool and why it’s useful for his clients. more
Radiation oncologist Dr. Scott Triedman works to cure cancer here in Rhode Island and in Rwanda. He talked with Providence Business News about his experiences in Rwanda, his collaborations with colleagues and the progress they are making toward providing high-quality care for those in need. more
The CEO of Social Enterprise Greenhouse talks about its inaugural food-accelerator cohort and what it means to concentrate on one industry. more
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