In Their Own Words

MICHAEL FANTOM, CEO of the Providence Ronald McDonald House, says the 20-year-old facility could see growth within the next five years. /

Ronald McDonald House eyes Providence expansion

Michael Fantom says the mission of the Providence Ronald McDonald House can be boiled down to this: providing a home away from home for...
THOMAS DUCHESNE, director of diagnostic imaging at Newport Hospital, said that patients are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about advances in health care industry /

Five Questions With: Tom Duchesne

Newport Hospital recently opened a new diagnostic imaging facility in Portsmouth to serve residents of northern Newport County and ease some of the pressure...
BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD of Rhode Island's new headquarters, shown here in a rendering, is designed to fit into other Capital Center buildings, including the Waterplace Towers at right. /

Five Questions With: Mark A. Spaulding

With the steelwork for Blue Cross Blue Shield Rhode Island’s $114 million headquarters being built in Providence’s Capital Center, the building’s architect, Symmes Maini...
ACCORDING TO UNICOM PRESIDENT MICHAEL DAVIS, the company has gone from a computer products seller to more of a services firm. /

Five Questions With: Michael Davis

UNICOM Technology Group Inc. is a Woonsocket-based information technology-services firm that provides technology consultation to organizations throughout New England. Last week, the company joined...
INDEPENDENCE BANK PRESIDENT Robert A. Catanzaro says his financial insitution avoided the subprime-mortgage market. /

Five Questions With: Robert A. Catanzaro

Robert A. Catanzaro is the president of Independence Bank, a one-branch institution in East Greenwich that also happens to be the smallest Rhode Island-based...

BatchBlue makes managing business contacts easy

It’s the challenge of the ultra-connected: When you’re on five different social networking sites, keep e-mail lists for business, friends and three volunteer projects,...
Consumers are changing their viewing habits and spend a lot of time online. /

Sorensen named director of FGX brand divisions

Scott Sorensen has been named director of the Quantum Lifestyle/Sun Brands division at FGX International in Smithfield. He will be responsible for the Anarchy,...

Five Questions With: Dr. Audrey R. Tyrka

A team led by Dr. Audrey R. Tyrka, associate director of the Mood Disorders Program at Butler Hospital, has just published research in the...
WITH THE REAL ESTATE MARKET SLOWED DOWN, Sally Lapides said agents are more motivated to find successes. /

Five Questions With: Sally E. Lapides

Residential Properties Ltd. co-founder, President and CEO Sally E. Lapides is also host of Real Estate Insight, a weekly show on WHJJ Talk...

Five Questions With: Tanya Sparkman

The upscale Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, which has a restaurant in the new tower of the Westin Providence hotel, last month...
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