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Mark S. Murphy joined Providence Business News as the newspaper’s editor in November 2005. He previously had served as the editor of Golf World Business, after working in a variety of editing positions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Murphy holds a bachelor of arts degree from Dartmouth College, a master of science from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a master of business administration from Columbia’s Graduate School of Business.
CITIZENS BANK reported net income of $439 million in the first quarter, an increase of 13.1% over the same 2018 period. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SCOTT EISEN

Citizens grows Q1 profit 13%

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Financial Group Inc. posted net income of $439 million in the 2019 first quarter, an increase of 13.1% from the same...
LARRY J. MERLO, CEO and president of CVS Health, saw his pay nearly double in 2018 over his 2017 total, even as the company posted a loss last year. / COURTESY CVS HEALTH

CVS’ Merlo earns $21.9M in 2018 as company absorbs Aetna

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. President and CEO Larry J. Merlo earned $21.9 million in 2018, nearly double what his total compensation was in...

People, not machines, key to manufacturing success

The popular image of manufacturing is big machines making big things. But nothing could be further from the truth, as the profiles of the...

Five Questions With: Julian L. Alssid

Julian L. Alssid is vice president of workforce partnerships at the Community College of Rhode Island. Prior to joining CCRI, Alssid was chief workforce...
CAREER PATH: Christopher L. Calderon, left, and Edwin A. Montas, project engineers at Gilbane Building Co., benefited from an early introduction to construction. Calderon, who remembers being treated to pizza parties with elementary school classmates at the company’s corporate office as recognition for good grades, said giving young people a chance to look beyond the careers of their parents is important. 
 / PBN PHOTO/MARK S. MURPHY

PBN on WJAR-TV, Nov. 5, 2018

White men still dominate construction, though some companies are committed to changing that.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s...

Politics makes fundraising complex

It is standard fare for Rhode Island to have ballot measures that involve public expenditures for broad social goals, be it affordable housing, or...

Evans Capacitor Co. | Capacitors

THE STORY: Evans Capacitor Co. has been making capacitors – a device used for storing an electric charge – since 1990. Its hybrid capacitors...

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence | GLOBAL S Coordinate Measuring Machine

THE BACK STORY: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is the successor company to Brown & Sharpe, the longtime maker of precision tools and instruments. Today, precision...

The Plastics Group of America | Polifil polypropylene-based reinforced resins

THE STORY: The company was founded in 1973 as a buyer and seller of scrap materials. In 1978 it began recycling, and then in...
Noel Bonilla
AGE: 46
COMPANY: Mearthane Products Corp.
JOB TITLE: Assistant supervisor 
EDUCATION: Reached junior year in high school
SALARY: $33,000-$38,000 / PBN PHOTO/MARK S. MURPHY

It’s about learning

Noel Bonilla | Age: 46 | Company: Mearthane Products Corp. | Job title: Assistant supervisor | Education: Reached junior year in high school | Salary: $33,000-$38,000Noel Bonilla...
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