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GROWTH POWER: Dennis Roy, CEO and president of East Bay Community Action Program, has made mergers with other organizations a major part of his leadership strategy for the East Providence-based nonprofit. 

Dennis Roy, CEO and president, East Bay Community Action Program

PBN 2020 Leaders & Achievers Awards Dennis Roy | CEO and president, East Bay Community Action Program DENNIS ROY IS TRANSFORMING the way Rhode Islanders...
HELPING THE NEEDY: Providence Community Health Centers CEO and President Merrill R. Thomas and his staff helped establish the first COVID-19 testing site in inner-city Providence to help low-income residents get tested during the pandemic. 

Merrill R. Thomas, CEO and president, Providence Community Health Centers

PBN 2020 Leaders & Achievers Awards Merrill R. Thomas | CEO and president, Providence Community Health Centers MERRILL R. THOMAS IS PASSIONATE about making sure...
HOME AND HOME: After working in private industry for many years, Avishai Nevel, originally of Israel, founded the Providence-based nonprofit Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative to help forge trade, business and academic partnerships between the Ocean State and Israel. 

Avishai Nevel, founder and CEO, Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative

PBN 2020 Leaders & Achievers Awards Avishai Nevel | Founder and CEO, Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative HOME IS WHERE the heart is, and Avishai Nevel’s heart...
A CLOSER LOOK: Radet Tat, senior quality control analyst at Tedor Pharma Inc., works in the lab at the pharmaceutical company’s Cumberland facility. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Tedor Pharma Inc. creates the right formula for growth

PBN MANUFACTURING AWARDS 2020 | Family-owned business: Tedor Pharma Inc. MANY WOULD SAY it’s tough to be a family-run business in the pharmaceutical industry. Executives...
HUDDLE UP: Amgen Inc. Operational Excellence Team Leader Juan DeJesus, center, collaborates with Quality Assurance staffers, from left, Sherry Flaherty, Lorraine Lopez and Uryl Grandoit to design the next iteration of the Quality Assurance Team’s Work Center Team visual management boards.

Amgen works with others to develop a strong future

PBN MANUFACTURING AWARDS 2020 | Collaboration in Manufacturing: Amgen Inc. COLLABORATION IS ONE aspect of Amgen Inc.’s corporate strategy. The biotechnology company forges partnerships throughout...
TEAM LEADER: Anna Johnson, head of school at The Wolf School in East Providence, says a team of teachers and therapists is assigned to classrooms to help students. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

The Wolf School’s model caters to ‘complex learners’

2019 PBN Business Excellence Awards EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AND LEARNING: The Wolf School When Ben was a young child, his mother was told he...

For food importer, a natural focus

2019 PBN Fastest Growing Companies: | $5m - $25M 3. Belgravia Imports Inc. CEO (or equivalent): Mark Travers 2018 Revenue: $6,336,794 2016 Revenue: $4,119,380 Revenue growth: 53.8% MIDDLETOWN-BASED Belgravia...

Luxury linens made close to home

2019 PBN Fastest Growing Companies: $25m - $75M 3. John Matouk & Co. CEO (or equivalent): George Matouk Jr. 2018 Revenue: $37,942,000 2016 Revenue: $29,325,000 Revenue growth: 29.4% JOHN MATOUK...

A business built on solid foundation

2019 PBN Fastest Growing Companies: $250,000 to $5M 5. Building Enclosure Science LLC CEO (or equivalent): Michael E. Kenney, co-founder, co-owner and president; Charles Antone, co-founder...
TOP OF HIS GAME: Dr. John Murphy is not only in charge of physician affairs at Lifespan Corp., he’s also a professor at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. John Murphy, 25 Over Fifty-five

25 Over Fifty-Five 2019 Award Winner DR. JOHN MURPHY | Executive vice president of physician affairs, Lifespan Corp.; Professor of medicine and family medicine,...

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