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JUDICIOUS EXPERIENCE: Dorca M. Paulino, left, diversity director at the R.I. judiciary, talks with her recent recruit, University of Rhode Island graduate Sharon Santiago. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Knocking loud
 for opportunity

GOVERNMENT RI. judiciaryYoung people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in judicial and law careers are getting an early introduction to the possibilities of work in...
OPENING the door: Cheryl Burrell, associate director of the R.I. Office of Diversity, Equity and Opportunity, has been working to open state government job opportunities to a wider scope of the state’s population since 1993.  / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Burrell champions diversity in R.I. government over 25 years

OVERALL DIVERSITY CHAMPIONCheryl Burrell has spent a quarter-century increasing diversity in state government, starting as director of personnel for then-Attorney General Jeffrey Pine in...
INCLUSIVE DISCUSSION: Shawmut Design and Construction Chief People Officer Marianne Monte, center, leads a discussion on diversity efforts with company employees. From left, clockwise are: Sarah Irving, project manager; Felicia Ingram, project administrator; Joubin Hassanein, director, interproject delivery; Morena Gomes, senior project accountant; Monte; Kirsten Woodbury, assistant project manager; Chris Maury, project executive; and Larry Adigun, assistant project manager. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Shawmut strives toward diversity in opportunities, training, partnerships

ARCHITECTURE / DESIGN / CONSTRUCTION Shawmut Design and ConstructionAs an employee-owned, profit-sharing company, Shawmut Design and Construction offers opportunities for diverse candidates to break...
WEIGHING IN: Leaders of Bank of America’s many diversity resource groups meet at the company’s East Providence Call Center on Pawtucket Avenue. From left are: Aaron J. Brown, co-chair, Disability Advocacy Network; Jessica Hutchinson, community volunteers chair; Amanda Fournier, of the Disability Advocacy Network; Ashley Sanchez, chair, Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership & Advancement; David Tobin, of the Inter-Generational Employee Network; Zankhana Bateman, of Leadership, Education, Advocacy & Development for Women; Alexander Pirri, of the Inter-Generational Employee Network and financial center manager of the Bristol office; Ana C. Mendez, of the Black Professional Group; Sean Dagesse, senior vice president, Rhoden Island market manager, enterprise business and engagement; and Anny Robert, of the Asian Leadership Network. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Myriad sources, perspectives build Bank of America’s workforce

FINANCIAL SERVICES Bank of America Corp.Bank of America CORP. recognizes that the diversity of its employees and an inclusive workspace are the keys to...
COMFORT ZONE: From left, Nick, adopted in 2015, and Matt St. Germain are among the many families Adoption Rhode Island has helped.
 / COURTESY ADOPTION RHODE ISLAND/
MATT ST. GERMAIN

Adoption Rhode Island securing safe homes, stable futures for adoptive children...

Business Excellence Awards 2018 Excellence at a social service agency: Adoption Rhode IslandFor 34 years, Adoption Rhode Island has been focused on permanently placing...
HELPING HANDS: From left, Erin Cox, program officer; Cindy Larson, deputy director; Jeanne Cola, executive director; Megan Ressler, program assistant; and Deanna Bruno, program assistant, at LISC’s Providence office.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY


LISC fosters relationships to build stronger communities in Rhode Island

Business Excellence Awards 2018 Excellence at a Nonprofit: Local Initiatives Support Corp. Rhode IslandJeanne Cola says she has the best job in Rhode Island at...
GIVEN PAWS: From left, Ageless Innovation co-founders Andrew Jeas, chief operating officer; Ted Fischer, CEO; Tom Canterino, vice president of business development; and Meghan Gamboa, senior vice president of marketing, review software governing their animatronic cats and dogs in the company’s Pawtucket office. 
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Ageless Innovation creates companions for the aged

Innovative Companies | Innovative CollaborationChildren aren’t the only ones who can benefit from being engaged with toys and products, according to Pawtucket-based Ageless Innovation LLC.The...
ENERGIZED: ADI Energy staffers review a client’s energy-use analysis. From left: Joe Palumbo, senior project manager; Jeanette Coleman-Hall, project manager; Brenda Konopelko, controller; and John Rizzo, president and CEO.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

ADI Energy positioned to deliver efficient design

Fastest Growing Companies | $5M-$25M | 1st place CEO (or equivalent): John J. Rizzo, CEO 2017 Revenue: $17,069,916 2015 Revenue: $4,828,850 Revenue growth: 253.5%When ADI Energy LLC President...

Luca + Danni rides hand-crafted jewelry to rebuild family legacy

Fastest Growing Companies | $5M-$25M | 2nd place CEO (or equivalent): Fred Magnanimi, founder and CEO 2017 Revenue: $7,345,245 2015 Revenue: $2,183,637 Revenue growth: 236.4%Every day when the...

TribalVision focuses on results, primed audiences

Fastest Growing Companies | $5M-$25M | 3rd place CEO (or equivalent): Chris Ciunci, managing partner 2017 Revenue: $6,058,121 2015 Revenue: $3,779,868 Revenue growth: 60.3%When Chris Ciunci started TribalVision...
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