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R.I. GENERAL TREASURER Frank T. Caprio says that the state’s pension system has to be more sustainable. /

Efforts to attract, grow businesses in R.I. fragmented

Frank T. Caprio has been as visible a general treasurer as the state has seen in recent memory, partly because of circumstance –...
After a meeting with their mentee, [mentors report] being more productive. /

Mainville to head recruiting, media relations at RIMP

Marc Mainville has been named marketing and recruitment specialist at the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership (RIMP). Mainville will be responsible for media relations, communications,...

Five Questions With: Jack Treanor

John F. “Jack” Treanor has been in the banking industry for about 40 years, the last 10 of those years spent as president and...

Five Questions With: Scott Wolf

Nonprofit Grow Smart Rhode Island has for the last 10 years been advocating against sprawl in Rhode Island. Providence Business News recently asked Executive...
Kim Tracey /

Tracey named associate at DS&S

Kimberly Tracey has been named associate at the firm Duffy Sweeney & Scott. Prior to joining the firm, Tracey served as a judicial law...
"CHRONIC WOUNDS impact patients in several ways. Some wounds can be painful. Others create such drainage that the area is always wet," head of the  Vanderbilt Wound Care Program. /

Five Questions With: Dr. Thomas Fantes

Last November, Newport Hospital opened a wound care center to provide a local treatment facility for Aquidneck Island residents with diabetes and other conditions...

Five Questions With: John Tabor Jacobson

JTJ Investments, a Providence real estate redevelopment firm, recently opened 28 Wolcott, a sustainable mixed-use building in the city’s Promenade district. President John Tabor...
Bobbi O'hara /

Nursing home worker honored for interviews

Bobbi O’Hara was recently named Volunteer of the Year by the Rhode Island Health Care Association, which represents 59 nursing homes in the state....
Technology and the ways in which we use it  are constantly changing. /

Former record executive coming to design firm

Ganesh van Zuiden has been named director of new-business development at the Jenn Lee Design Group. Previously, van Zuiden worked in the artist and...
INSURING THE FUTURE: Starkweather & Shepley CEO Natale Calamis says fewer workers mean lower premiums, and in turn low profits, for his industry. /

Starkweather eying consolidation in insurance industry

There have been a lot of changes in recent weeks at Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage. The East Providence-based firm recently acquired Preston Agency...
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