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DRIVEN TO SUCCEED: Mary E. Noons, executive vice president and chief retail lending officer at The Washington Trust Co. in Westerly, says she took advantage of seminars and conferences, as well as opportunities to learn from “a diverse group of talented, knowledgeable people.” / COURTESY THE WASHINGTON TRUST CO.

Noons credits her career success to learning from many ‘teachers’ along...

PBN C-SUITE 2021 AWARDS CAREER ACHIEVER Mary E. Noons The Washington Trust Co. executive vice president and chief retail lending officer It has been almost 30 years...
VALUE ADD: Mary Halpin, senior vice president, human resources, at Centreville Bank, conducted interviews, oversaw the offer process and created an online orientation to successfully integrate employees from Putnam Bank following its acquisition by Centreville. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Halpin ensures staff delivers on Centreville Bank’s purpose

PBN C-SUITE 2021 AWARDS Mary Halpin Centreville Bank senior vice president, human resources You might say Mary Halpin’s impressive career in human resources began with being in...
ALWAYS IMPROVING: Bradford Soap Works Inc. machine operator Paula Panizza holds a bar of soap while CEO and President Stuart Benton looks on. Benton says he tries to get everyone to focus on incremental improvement every day. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Bradford Soap CEO aims to clean more than hands on path...

PBN Manufacturing Awards 2021 Strategic Leadership: Stuart Benton, CEO and President, Bradford Soap Works Inc. A bar of soap has taken on a whole new importance...
OVERSEEING SOAPS: Robin Brown, group leader at Bradford Soap Works Inc., works on the production line at the West Warwick factory. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Sustainability a key ingredient to Bradford’s soap formula

PBN Manufacturing Awards 2021 Excellence in Green Manufacturing: Bradford Soap Works Inc. Sustainability is at the very heart of Bradford Soap Works Inc.’s strategic planning. The West...
EARLY ADOPTER: Miguel ­Rosario on the assembly line at Finlay ­Extracts & Ingredients USA Inc. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Putting health and safety front and center keeps Finlays incident-free for...

PBN Manufacturing Awards 2021 Excellence in Safety Performance & Records: Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA Inc. Finding the balance between running a business in a COVID-19-clouded...
GROUP SESSIONS: Stephanie Huckel, senior global program manager of diversity and inclusion at International Game Technology PLC, established IGT’s Diversity and Inclusion Groups program, which supports employee networks structured around dimensions of diversity. / Courtesy International Game Technology PLC

Improving the lives of others has been Stephanie Huckel’s life’s work

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Overall Diversity Champion: Stephanie Huckel Stephanie Huckel was always taught the deep value and importance of being an active member...
FEELING OF PRIDE: Ernst & Young LLP Providence employees gather during a recent Pride Day event. / COURTESY ERNST & YOUNG LLP

Collaboration is key to a welcoming environment at Ernst & Young

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Accounting: Ernst & Young LLP AT GLOBAL PROFESSIONAL-services provider Ernst & Young LLP, the idea of diversity and inclusion is...
‘BEST’ IN SHOW: Members of the R.I. Office of Rehabilitation Services’ business engagement specialist team collaborate in their downtown Providence office. / COURTESY R.I. OFFICE OF Rehabilitation Services

R.I. Office of Rehabilitation Services gives all a chance at being...

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Government: R.I. Office of Rehabilitation Services FOR RON RACINE, promoting diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace is a critical component...
GROWING NEED: Rhode Island Community Food Bank CEO Andrew Schiff has seen the number of individuals needing food increase from 53,000 to 68,000 people per month since March. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

R.I. Community Food Bank has a full plate in combating COVID-19...

While the Rhode Island Community Food Bank’s work is critical year after year to people in need, that work has reached a new level...
PUMPING OUT PRODUCT: The Bosworth Co.’s machine shop supervisor, who asked not to be named, uses a drill press to tap holes into the aluminum body of the Guzzler diaphragm pump. CEO and President Douglas Reilly, not pictured, said the East Providence pump manufacturer saw an increased demand for the Guzzler, a small, foot-operated pump used in portable sinks and hand-wash stations, during the coronavirus pandemic. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Finding opportunity in a crisis

Coming into 2020, Rhode Island’s manufacturing industry was doing well, with many companies experiencing banner years. Hiring was active, so much so that the...

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