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A team of health-conscious volunteers helps Dominion employees achieve their goals

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 150-499 EMPLOYEES #3: Dominion Diagnostics LLC CEO (or equivalent): Robert M. Garvey Jr. Number of employees: 303 AT DOMINION DIAGNOSTICS LLC, an...
above and beyond: Kathleen Snelgrove, chief operating officer at University Orthopedics, spent years overseeing the planning and building of a 90,000-square-foot location in East Providence. The building overlooking the Providence River was completed last spring.
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Unique perspective guides Snelgrove in overseeing practice

Business Women Awards 2019 | WOMEN TO WATCH, HEALTH CARE SERVICES  Kathleen Snelgrove, University Orthopedics Inc. HAVING BEGUN HER CAREER as an occupational therapist, University Orthopedics...
GRAND PLAN: Kimberly Silvestri, project executive at BOND Brothers, says she finds it rewarding to help other women make their mark in the construction industry. 
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Silvestri is providing the tools to demolish barriers in construction field

Business Women Awards 2019 | OUTSTANDING MENTOR Kimberly Silvestri, BOND Brothers Inc. YOU COULD SAY the building blocks for Kimberly Silvestri’s career were there all along. Her...
CREDIT IS DUE: Lisa Roth Blackman, chief philanthropy officer at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, and her team have been instrumental in raising the visibility of the nonprofit and its mission.
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Blackman keeps capital flowing at the food bank

2019 C-Suite Awards | CHIEF PHILANTHROPY OFFICER,NONPROFIT: LISA ROTH BLACKMAN | RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY FOOD BANK LISA ROTH BLACKMAN, chief philanthropy officer of the Rhode...
CUTTING-EDGE CLOTHES: Response Technologies President Ed Bard, left, and CEO David Pettey display a garment made using the company’s 3D textile process, which required no cutting or sewing. Produced for the U.S. Navy, the garment could be made to be fire-resistant and embedded with smart features.
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Response Technologies’ innovation is fueled by flexibility

Response Technologies LLC Product Innovation & Design | 2019 Manufacturing Awards When David Pettey and Ed Bard founded Response Technologies LLC four years ago, they had...
CHECKING IN: Plant Manager Craig Danko, left, and Production Manager Joe Cairo, right, review safety checklists with Michael Simpson, a setup machinist, at Saint-Gobain in Bristol.
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Saint-Gobain is serious about playing it safe

Saint-Gobain SA Excellence in Safety Performance & Records | 2019 Manufacturing Awards At Saint-Gobain SA, safety starts on day one. “Our safety-first culture is fueled by preparation,”...
ALL ABOARD: Mechanic Jose Duarte, left, consults a board that’s integral to International Packaging’s lean protocols. With him, from left, are Lucy Amaral, production manager; James Kilmartin, purchasing manager; and Erin Kilmartin, marketing and creative director.
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Interpak invites vendors, customers on its ‘Lean journey’

International Packaging Corp. Lean Management | 2019 Manufacturing Awards “Being ‘Lean’ has changed how we manufacture our products and how we act as a company,”...
team culture: Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage CEO Larry Keefe speaks to sales staff during a morning meeting at the company’s East Providence office. 
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Starkweather & Shepley growing fast, looking out for clients’ best interests

Business Excellence Awards 2018 Excellence at a large company: Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. In January, Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. will celebrate...
OLD SCHOOL: From left, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s Chief Financial Officer Mark Stewart, Melissa Cummings, chief customer officer, and Dr. Matt Collins, vice president of clinical integration, discuss upcoming enrollment at the company’s East Providence Your Blue Store. 
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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island blends old and...

Business Excellence Awards 2018 Excellence at an enterprise company: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, a...

Benchmark focuses on health of staff and clients alike

Healthiest Employees: 2,000-4,999 Employees | #7. Benchmark Senior ­Living LLC CEO (or equivalent): Tom Grape, CEO, president, chairman and founder Number of employees: 3,800 Benchmark Senior ­Living...

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