In Their Own Words

"OVER THE past three years, our Rhode Island presence has nearly tripled," said Jim Wilkinson, managing director of Braver PC's Providence office.  /

Five Questions With: Jim Wilkinson

The Newton, Mass.-based CPA Braver PC says it has outgrown its location on Charles Street in Providence, where it’s been located since acquiring Prescott...

Five Questions With: Dr. Mason C. Gasper

If you watched the Super Bowl, it’s fresh in your mind: Football is violent, as are many other sports. Even with protective gear, players...
A positive learning environment is essential for a healthy community. /

Bellani named to RISD student affairs post

Rajesh Bellani has been named associate provost for student affairs at Rhode Island School of Design. He worked at Colgate University as assistant dean...
"PATIENT SAFETY is a critical component of every health care discussion right now. Not only does it have a financial impact, but the impact of negative publicity and the loss of public trust plays a big role," said Gita Afshar, president of Insight Health Solutions. /

Five Questions With: Gita Afshar

Gita Afshar is president of Insight Health Solutions Inc., an East Providence-based company that makes software for the medical industry.PBN: What exactly do you...
I am excited about being part of the next generation of leadership. /

Schwartz named principal at accounting firm

Oswald Schwartz has been named principal at Piccerelli, Gilstein & Co. LLP. Schwartz manages accounting and tax engagements concentrating in closely held businesses...
"BECAUSE OF the demographics of Rhode Island, my Spanish speaking abilities have come in handy," said real estate agent Evelyn Ranone. /

Five Questions With: Evelyn Ranone

Evelyn Ranone is a Rhode Island real estate agent specializing in sales of distressed or bank-owned properties. The economy has kept Ranone busy, and...

Five Questions With: Len Tinkoff

Len Tinkoff is the founder of Corporate Performance Partners Inc., a sales and marketing firm based in East Greenwich.PBN: You say that much of...
"OUR CUSTOMERS who like to conduct their banking online now have an even better experience with us," said Bank Rhode Island Vice President Ian MacDonald.   /

Five Questions With: Ian MacDonald

Bank Rhode Island has a new look, at least online it does. The Providence-based bank has launched a revamped site that bank executives...
FILLING THE VOIP: Thomas F. Towhill Jr., partner at Computer Telephone Inc., says that nearly all companies he speaks to have an interest in VoIP. /

‘Voice over IP’ viable for big, small firms

In just a few years, voice over IP has gone from novelty to state of the art. Sure, countless businesses still use old-fashioned phones...
Lisa Bisaccia /

Bisaccia named human resource head for CVS

Lisa Bisaccia has been promoted to senior vice president and chief human resources officer for CVS Caremark Corp. Bisaccia has worked to enhance compensation...
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