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ON TARGET: Natalia ­Pelletier, Poyant Signs Inc.’s senior project manager, and Bill Furey, the company’s channel letter production lead, stand over a sign made for Target. 

Poyant thrives by employing old family values and new efficiency methods

PBN Manufacturing Awards 2022 OVERALL EXCELLENCE AT A MIDSIZE MANUFACTURER: Poyant Signs Inc. Poyant Signs Inc., a family-owned sign-making business, was founded during the Great Depression....
SOURCES OF COMFORT: Marisa Head, center, has built her North Attleborough business Marisa’s Skin Care LLC in nine years with the help of her two daughters, Stephanie Howard, left, and Rachel Howard.

Her customer service goes beyond skin deep

Acne, sun spots, scars and pockmarks, wrinkles. People find many reasons to feel bad about their skin. But often that bad feeling goes much...
HELPING OUT: Shirley Moore, left, owner of Be Moore Interpreting LLC in Pawtucket, provides interpreting services for the attendees at the Latino Financial Summit at Farm Fresh in Providence.

Moore’s interpreting skills are in high demand

It wasn’t until she took a Bootstrap Bootcamp course for entrepreneurs that Shirley Moore, 40, fully realized the idea for her business, something that...

Haverhill Leach’s jewelry bears extra emotional significance

Haverhill Leach works with her husband in her second self-made business from a waterfront maker space in Warren, creating goods for an appreciative, growing...
PLAYS TO WIN: Since becoming director of the North Kingstown Recreation Department in 2019, Chelsey Dumas Gibbs has won grants to push forward park and playground improvement projects, pulling in $571,000 for facilities and programming. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Dumas Gibbs energized to keep community members active

Business Women Awards 2022 Woman to Watch Government/Quasi-Government Chelsey Dumas Gibbs, Town of North Kingstown A blizzard of improvements in recent years at public places...
BEING COMPASSIONATE: Bob Selle, chief human resources officer for Ocean State Job Lot, prioritizes the importance of treating workers as whole persons with families and communities. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Selle aligns Job Lot’s purpose with employees’ needs

2022 C-Suite Awards: Enterprise company | Bob Selle, Ocean State Job Lot chief human resources officer The job rewards for part-time workers are typically not...
GROWTH FACTOR: Jack Falvey, chief operating officer at Falvey Insurance Group in North Kingstown, has been involved in and responsible for growing the company’s portfolio by 158% over the past five years. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Falvey leads insurer group to the next level

2022 C-Suite Awards: Rising Star | Jack Falvey,Falvey Insurance Group chief operating officer The global shifts created by the COVID-19 pandemic brought a new, unfamiliar...
INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP: AAA Northeast diversity and inclusion leaders gather outside their Providence headquarters. They are, from left, Robert Conners, travel agent; Isabel Stewart, project coordinator; Catherine Mendez, web content strategist; Randy Delgado, senior vice president of strategy and innovation; Sarah Palmer, project specialist; Karen Diehl, senior employee experience specialist; Djelisa Daveiga, lead insurance processor; and Donna Goncalves, human resources manager. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Hiring a diverse workforce part of business growth strategy at AAA...

PBN Diversity and Inclusion Awards 2021 Other Professional Services: AAA Northeast Bringing a diversity of people into workplaces, C-suites and board rooms is the moral...
HIGH PROTECTION: Panelists discuss the importance of employee training in cybersecurity. Clockwise from top left: Jon Fredrickson, certified information security manager, chief risk officer/corporate affairs at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island; Cindy Lepore, vice president and client adviser, Marsh McLennan Agency LLC; Jason Albuquerque, chief operating officer at Envision Technology Advisors LLC; and Tony Faria, chief information security officer and security strategist for Consortium Networks. PBN Editor Michael Mello, bottom left, moderates.

PBN summit: In trying to repel cyber threats, companies can’t go...

Cybercriminals are getting ever more creative, flexible and greedy. To defend themselves, organizations of every kind and size must persuade employees and vendors of...
EAST MEETS WEST: Catherine DeOrsey, founder and CEO of Integrative Healthcare Solutions Inc. in West Greenwich, talks with Cassie White, right, and Lily Oulette. DeOrsey says Western medicine needs a dose of Eastern holistic health care. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Integrative Healthcare Solutions seeks to bring holistic care to forefront

PBN 2021 Innovative Companies Awards Education: Integrative Healthcare Solutions Inc. Since its creation in 2019, Integrative Healthcare Solutions Inc. and its founder have been feeling their...
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