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The agency … was there for children before government took on that role. /

Grossi named children’s fund finance chief

Lee Grossi has been named administrator of finance for Children’s Friend. He will coordinate and manage fiscal activities for the nonprofit, including annual budget,...
"DAMAGE TO certain apartment buildings in the Cranston, Warwick and West Warwick areas was devastating," Sean O'Leary, president of the Rhode Island Apartment Association, said about the March flooding in Rhode Island. /

Five Questions With: Sean O’Leary

Sean O’Leary is president of the Rhode Island Apartment Association and vice president of development at Pawtucket-based Ferland Corp., which manages more than 3,000...
"I THINK the biggest myths that get perpetuated make people think you can shortcut your way to success on the Web: It's easy. It's cheap. Anyone can do it," Stephen Graceffa, founder and president of ExNihilo Inc. /

Five Questions With: Stephen Graceffa

Stephen Graceffa is founder and president of ExNihilo Inc., a Providence firm that specializes in Web design, development and maintenance.PBN: Why the name “ExNihilo”?GRACEFFA:...
"WHILE GREED has been the prime motivator of fraudsters in the past, today's perpetrator of fraud is often motivated by personal hardship," said Sullivan & Company Principal Boyd Foster. /

Five Questions With: Boyd Foster

Boyd Foster, a principal at the CPA firm of Sullivan & Company, is also a certified fraud examiner. He says fraud often takes the...
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Hertfelder named to Restoration Foundation board

Eric Hertfelder has been named to the board of trustees for the Newport Restoration Foundation. He served as executive director of the Rhode Island...
"THE UNDERWRITING function is changing as a consequence of predictive modeling," said Jose Trasancos, senior vice president of research and product development at Pawtucket-based Narragansett Bay Insurance Co. /

Five Questions With: Jose Trasancos

Jose Trasancos, senior vice president of research and product development at Pawtucket-based Narragansett Bay Insurance Co., has 27 years experience in business analysis, among...
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Flaxington named vice president of operations at PCU

Laurie-Ann Flaxington has been promoted to vice president of operations for Pawtucket Credit Union. She has more than 31 years with the credit union....
"COX MEDIA, like all branches of Cox Communications, is constantly striving to better address our customers' needs and wishes," said Adam Hamblett, Cox vice president. /

Five Questions With: Adam Hamblett

Adam Hamblett is vice president and general manager of Cox Communications Inc.’s Cox Media division in New England.PBN: What is Cox Media?HAMBLETT: Cox Media...

Isis Biopolymer testing patch to cut infections

Isis Biopolymer Inc. is bustling. Started in late 2006 by Emma A. Durand, the Jewelry District company raised $500,000 in its first year, another...
I see myself as the jack of all trades for each restaurant. /

Newcomer named senior VP at Chow Fun Food Group

Ted Newcomer Jr. has been promoted to senior vice president of operations for the Chow Fun Food Group. Newcomer will be responsible for providing...
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