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Keyword: Hope Global
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Almost 20 years ago, when Anne Szostak led what was then Fleet Bank Rhode Island, she had the demanding career of an executive and a family that included two children. Over time, she came to view the pursuit of a work-life balance as an … more
"I'm a big believer that everybody can be a leader. Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic," said Neil D. Steinberg, Rhode Island Foundation president and CEO. "People are leaders because they want to help … we need everybody engaged … more
1 How would you describe business activity in northern Rhode Island in 2016? Pretty active. Here are just a few examples: Citizens Bank decided it would [consolidate] its Rhode Island [operations center] to Johnston; the federal government … more
Why did you select your profession? I have always been intrigued in understanding how things work. As a kid, I would take my toys apart and put them back together. I've always loved the thought of putting an idea on paper and watching it come alive! … more
Manufacturer Hope Global of Cumberland has seen revenue grow significantly under the leadership of Cheryl Merchant. But as president and CEO of the 133-year-old company, Merchant doesn't only provide solid management decisions and keep an eye on the … more
When Leslie Taito, a senior vice president at Hope Global, was at an early point in her work life, a male customer once told her she was "prettier than a speckled pup." As if channeling many businesswomen's lifelong task of cleaning up … more
Despite Leslie Taito's preference "to fly under the radar," her leadership positions put her in the limelight. Since joining Hope Global more than two years ago, Taito has made her mark on the 133-year-old, Cumberland-based manufacturing company … more