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A proud standard-bearer for R.I. hospitality

The Rhode Island Hospitality and Tourism Association was formed in 1982 by the merger of the Rhode Island Restaurant Association and the Rhode Island...
JAMES R. CAPALDI tells PBN, 'I enjoy solving problems and interacting with the public.' /

Retired DOT chief now working in private sector

James R. Capaldi has joined The Berger Group as manager of transportation services. He will manage Berger’s transportation projects in the Northeast, providing...
KAREN M. KENNEY, executive VP of Liberty International transportation and Logistics, is the new president of CONECT. /

A new leader for New England trade alliance

Karen M. Kenney is the new president of the Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (CONECT), a nearly 700-member group that promotes the...

RIEMA makes steady progress<br> in planning efforts

As executive director of the R.I. Emergency Management Agency, Robert J. Warren works to protect Rhode Island’s residents and property for the event...

URI professor takes on elder care issues

Patricia M. Burbank, a University of Rhode Island nursing professor, has won The American Journal of Nursing’s Book of the Year 2006 award in...
PETER MORRIS talks about his plans as COO of Smart Management and its Discovery House substance-abuse clinics. /

Software maker has <br>unique health care niche

Peter Morris has been named chief operating officer of Smart Management Inc. in Providence, a developer of software packages for administrative and clinical operations...
R. Siisi Adu-Gyamfi /

Textron VP to drum up business internationally

R. Siisi Adu-Gyamfi has been named senior vice president, international and marketing, at Textron Inc. He previously served as corporate vice president for marketing...
PROF. ELLEN McCARTY has been awarded a Fullbright grant. /

Salve professor to work on Canadian project

Ellen McCarty, a nursing professor at Salve Regina University, has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialists grant in public/global health at the University of...

New RIRRC head faces near-full state landfill

Michael J. OConnell has been named executive director of the R.I. Resource Recovery Corporation. He was previously chief operating officer at AmeriCold Logistics for...
David Caprio /

Children’s Friend has new executive director

David Caprio has been named executive director of Children's Friend, Rhode Island's oldest nonprofit child welfare organization, succeeding Lenette Azzi-Lessing. He joined Children's Friend...
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