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IMPROVED INDUSTRY: Patrice Milos, left, president and CEO of Medley Genomics in Providence, speaks with Niru Chennagiri, director of informatics. Milos said she’s seen improvement in the number of industry women in science with Ph.D.s. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Milos advances genomics innovation, this time on home turf

Patrice Milos, president and CEO of Providence startup Medley Genomics, is no stranger to Rhode Island. Although she’s lived here since 1989, until a...
VALUABLE EXPERIENCE: Katie Schibler Conn left a marketing position with PlayStation because she wanted to take time off and travel abroad. She says the experience helped her to successfully launch her own marketing firm, KSA Marketing + Partnerships, which has seen 500 percent / growth since 2011.
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Travel abroad taught Conn to be targeted, intentional when starting a...

KSA Marketing + Partnerships is, in many ways, all about contrasts.The marketing communications firm works out of a 1710 grist mill in Warwick, for...
DESIGNING DUO: Janelle Blakely Photopoulos, right, owner and principal interior designer at Blakely Interior Design, with Bernadette Heydt, designer, in their studio in North ­Kingstown.
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Interior designer strikes unique balance of life, work, school

What's the secret to building an award-winning interior design company while caring for three children (one with special needs) and going to school at...
MAKING HER MARK: Kristin Urbach, executive director of the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce, at the NORAD facility on Davisville Road in North Kingstown. NORAD is one of dozens of North Kingstown Chamber member manufacturers.
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Urbach connecting NK businesses to opportunity

Kristin Urbach has been executive director of the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce for three years. She’s quickly made her mark as a strong...
SPIRITED CULTURE: Jennifer Brinton, co-owner of Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island in Westerly, strives to maintain a family atmosphere and culture at the brewery. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Family approach includes staff for Grey Sail’s Brinton

“You can’t teach work ethic, but you can model it,” said Jennifer Brinton, co-owner of Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island. “I don’t ask...
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Hurdles are only as high as you make them

Let me begin by congratulating all of today’s honorees on your outstanding achievements. I would also like to congratulate past honorees on your success....

People are what pay off

Ten years ago, PBN inaugurated its Business Women Awards luncheon, and it remains one of our most enjoyable events. The energy of the year’s...
DILIGENT DECADES: Sandra J. Pattie, president and CEO at BankNewport, credits her success to years of hard work, and taking on challenges with confidence. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Sandra Pattie celebrates decades of hard work, seized opportunities

Career Achievement | Sandra J. Pattie, BankNewportBankNewport President and CEO Sandra J. Pattie says she’s proud to be counted among the presidents throughout...
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Kathleen Malin, vice president of technology and operations management at the Rhode Island Foundation, has been an enthusiastic and effective mentor ever since receiving strong guidance early in her career. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Effects of Malin’s guidance span decades

Outstanding Mentor | Kathleen Malin, Rhode Island FoundationKathleen Malin, vice president of technology and operations management at the Rhode Island Foundation, has been...
USING ALL THE TOOLS: Morgan Durfee, senior marketing manager at TribalVision, uses multiple media to get her clients’ messages across, with video taking an important role in campaigns. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Durfee pursues clients’ perfect presentation

Women to Watch, Creative Services | Morgan Durfee, TribalVisionBy the time TribalVision Senior Marketing Manager Morgan Durfee joined the Warwick-based, outsourced-marketing company, she’d already...
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