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A COMBATIVE NATURE: Accutrust Mortgage CEO Don Lambert stands with some of the
company's top
producers at a gym where many of

A family feel supports high-performing team

Forget the 9-to-5 workday spent trapped inside a teensy cubicle. At Accutrust Mortgage Inc., a mortgage and financial services agency with offices throughout New...
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: Partners of Hinckley, Allen & Snyder serve breakfast to employees on Employee Appreciation Day. From left: Mark Meredith, Michael Tauber, Jerry Batty, Florence Trombetti and Paul Silver.

Work-life balance keeps Hinckley team on track

Attorneys and staff at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder – a law office with locations in Providence, Boston, Hartford and Concord, N.H. – enjoy a...
GOOD VIEW: Perspectives Corp. 2010 staff- of-the-year nominees. The company uses free time and other events to help employees maintain a healthy work-life balance.PHOTO COURTESY PERSPECTIVES CORP. /

Focus on free time makes workers more effective

Salaries at Perspectives Corp. may not rival those of investment bankers, but the real reward for employees is the progress their clients make. Perspectives...
SHOWING SHE CARES: More than 66 million Americans use the CVS ExtraCare card, a 10-year-old program Senior VP of Pharmacy-Benefits Management Bari Harlam managed from concept to execution. /

The research whiz behind CVS’ ExtraCare card

More than 66 million Americans carry red, plastic ExtraCare cards with them virtually every day. These scannable cards allow shoppers to receive coupons and...
VENTURE CAPITAL: Kelly Ramirez, executive director of Social Venture Partners R.I., transformed the organization into a valued resource for nonprofits. /

She turned SVPRI into social-services leader

Just a few years ago, Social Venture Partners Rhode Island was struggling. Participation had plateaued, and the majority of the social-enterprise organization’s funds came...
GOING HOME: Diana Franchitto, president and CEO of Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, left, talks with aide Delia DaCosta. /

Making the last 10 minutes count is her mission

When most people picture CEOs, they think of suit-sporting corporate types locked away in fancy offices crunching numbers. And in many cases, that image...
A RESOURCE who cares: Lisa Bisaccia has worked to boost the role of HR in CVS’ operations. /

Bisaccia team player and leader for CVS

While most companies go through some growing pains when a leader adjusts to a new role, Lisa Bisaccia’s diverse skill set and take-charge attitude...
CUTTING OUT THE FAT: Shape Up Rhode Island Senior Consultant Ray Rickman, left, and founder and Chairman Rajiv Kumar. /

A simple idea that has healthy, far-ranging effects

When it comes to the battle of the bulge, Americans are losing the war. More than 66 percent of the nation’s population is overweight;...
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