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Cindy Laughlin, president of Recruiting Specialists, was recently elected to the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame Board of Directors. Laughlin began her career as an executive recruiter for a search firm that specialized in retail. After acquiring ownership of the firm in 1993, Laughlin built Recruiting Specialists into the talent-acquisition firm that it is today. Recruiting Specialists focuses on many facets of the retail industry, including big box and luxury retail. Outside of the office, Laughlin is also very active in the community. She was previously the president (and now the chairwoman) of Justice Assistance. She is also the education chairwoman for the Massachusetts Association of Personnel Services, as well as a trustee of the Providence Performing Arts Center and she continues to support several of Rhode Island’s nonprofit organizations. more
JONATHAN P. CARDOSI, an associate attorney at Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney LLP, was recently appointed to the Young Voices board of directors. Cardosi has been with the firm since 2013 and his practice covers a breadth of civil-litigation matters, … more
Eileen Howard Boone is the senior vice president, corporate social responsibility and philanthropy at CVS Health and president of the CVS Health Foundation. After removing tobacco from nearly 8,000 CVS locations nationwide and implementing more health and wellness programs, the company was given the Workplace Hero award by the American Red Cross Rhode Island chapter. Under Boone’s leadership, CVS Health donated more than $6.5 million to Rhode Island nonprofit organizations last year. Other praised initiatives included the Totes of Hope Program, the CVS Charity Classic golf tournament and the CVS Health Emergency Response Team. Boone has held this role for a little over a year and she most recently served as CVS Health’s senior vice president of corporate communications and community relations. more
Ann Arnold, chief strategy officer at Buyers Intelligence Group and chief financial officer of H. Arnold Wood Turning Inc., was recently appointed chairwoman of the Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America’s board of directors. Arnold joined the board in 2006 and she has also served as first treasurer and vice chair. Arnold began her career at Deloitte & Touche, where she earned her CPA, but she soon returned to her family’s bridal jewelry factory, Lieberfarb. Arnold spent more than 20 years at Lieberfarb, serving as vice president and later CEO. more
Grow Smart Rhode Island recently established a work space in Newport, at the offices of the Aquidneck Island Planning Commission. Scott Wolf, executive director of the nonprofit planning organization, explains the need for an Aquidneck Island presence. more
Dr. Cedric J. Priebe Lifespan’s new senior vice president and chief information officer, spoke with Providence Business News about key information technology issues affecting the health care industry. more
Carol M. Giuriceo, director of the Rhode Island STEM Center at Rhode Island College, talked with Providence Business News about the center, which promotes science, technology, engineering and … more
Andy Trench, CEO and founder of XactSense, talks with Providence Business News about the Warwick startup and how it recently was named a MassChallenge Boston 2015 winner. The company, which employs three people, builds autonomous 3-D laser-scanning drones. more
Duane Boucher recently was named the 2016 president of the statewide Multiple Listing Service. The principal broker of Boucher Real Estate in Woonsocket, Boucher was twice named the Northern Rhode Board of Realtors' top-producing Realtor. more
Ross Silva is the new regional loan officer at Navigant Credit Union. He talks with Providence Business News about his new role, why the credit union added it and what he thinks about the lending market in Rhode Island. more
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