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WORKFORCE WORKHORSE: Lauren Slocum, CEO and president of the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, became interested in business at age 11 when she helped in her uncle’s gift shop. She worked other jobs during college before starting her career at the Chamber. 
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Lauren Slocum, CEO and president, Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce

PBN 2020 Leaders & Achievers Awards Lauren Slocum | CEO and president, Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce CAREER PATHS ARE NOT always predestined roads....
FINDING A HOME: Thomas O. Sweeney, principal of Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal, said there is a lot of satisfaction in helping businesses, whether local or national, find their place within Rhode Island. 
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Thomas O. Sweeney, principal, Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal

PBN 2020 Leaders & Achievers Awards Thomas O. Sweeney | Principal, Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal YOU COULD SAY that real estate has always been...
FAMILY MOTIVATION: Melissa Travis, CEO and president of the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, was pushed by her younger brother, Scott – who was battling cancer and since died from the disease – to hold the first Rhode Island Manufacturers Association’s Healthcare Summit, even though she was regularly helping him with treatments. 
COURTESY RHODE ISLAND SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Melissa Travis, CEO and president, Rhode Island Society of Certified Public...

PBN 2020 Leaders & Achievers Awards Melissa Travis | CEO and president, Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants OVER THE PAST 20 years, Melissa...
CARES FOR OTHERS: CBIZ Inc. senior managing partner Scott Wragg, along with having a passion to care for his clients and employees, spearheaded the formation of the company’s Diversity & Inclusion Task Force to help enhance a collaborative, supportive and inclusive culture. 
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Scott Wragg, senior managing partner, CBIZ Inc.

PBN 2020 Leaders & Achievers Awards Scott Wragg | Senior managing partner, CBIZ Inc. WHILE TAKING AN ACCOUNTING class in high school, Scott Wragg became fascinated...
A HELPING HAND: Sue Babin, director of special projects for the Rhode Island Developmental Disabilities Council, oversaw a specialized project to design and implement a self-employment business incubator that assists entrepreneurs who have developmental disabilities. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Sue Babin, director of special projects, Rhode Island Developmental Disabilities Council

PBN 2020 Leaders & Achievers Awards Sue Babin | Director of special projects, Rhode Island Developmental Disabilities Council SUE BABIN WAS STRUCK by how happy...
WATER WAYS OF LIFE: Brad Read, executive director for Sail Newport, involves his organization with the Newport Public Schools system, where it integrates marine education and learning to sail into the curriculum at Pell Elementary School. 
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Brad Read, executive director, Sail Newport

PBN 2020 Leaders & Achievers Awards Brad Read | Executive director, Sail Newport SITUATIONAL AWARENESS. Respect for the environment. Teamwork. Self-reliance. Perseverance. Humility. Self-esteem. Leadership. These...

Blue Cross steps up to end hunger, keep workers safe

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island Awards 2020 | 500-1,499 EMPLOYEES 3. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island | Kim A. Keck, CEO...

Neighborhood Health Plan being mindful of having a healthy community

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island Awards 2020 | 500-1,499 EMPLOYEES 6. Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island  | Peter Marino, CEO and president | Number...

Cooley Group employees know how to stay safe and be responsible...

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island Awards 2020 | 2-499 EMPLOYEES 3. Cooley Group | Daniel Dwight, CEO and president | Number of employees: 200 COOLEY...
RUNNING WILD: CBIZ Inc. employees, from left, Claudia Mullen, managing director; Justin Beaulieu, associate; Suzanne Jalbert, director; Liz Kozar, manager; Derek Antone, senior associate; Leo Drury, senior manager; and Kenny Boucher, manager, pose while participating in a recent IGT Downtown 5K in Providence.  / COURTESY CBIZ INC.

Being happy and healthy, and taking it seriously at CBIZ


Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island Awards 2020 | 1,500-5,000+ EMPLOYEES 1. CBIZ Inc. | Scott Wragg, Senior managing director | Number of employees 4,846 PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS...

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