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Northern R.I. Chamber wary of state budget cuts

With two full-time lobbyists on staff, the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce will be closely watching the State House this year, said President...

MJSA looks to its past to chart new course for future

Curt Ley got his start in the jewelry business 37 years ago and has seen drastic changes in the industry in Rhode Island, with...
Mark A. Male /

Flooding, ‘green’ building issues in insurance

Mark A. Male has been named executive vice president of The Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island. He has more than 25 years of...

M.D. named R.I. Hospital medical affairs VP

Dr. John B. Murphy has been named vice president for medical affairs and chief medical officer at Rhode Island Hospital. He will oversee the...

Human resources veteran becomes LIN TV VP

Dan Donohue has been named vice president of human resources for LIN TV. He will oversee all organizational planning, development and training as well...
JOHN MAEDA will take over as president of Rhode Island School of Design when the current president steps down in June. /

Finding a new path for technology<br> and design at RISD

John Maeda says his career might be a “mistake.” He attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and he says he probably should have gone on...

Brown research validates data authenticity

The technology, known as the “secure transaction management system” (STMS), was developed by Roberto Tamassia, director of Brown University’s Center for Geometric Computing, and...
‘We’ve made
great strides this year in hiring professionals
to meet our
growing needs.’ /

Contillo to head FM Global HR initiatives, hiring

Nancy Contillo has been named manager of human resources and corporate staffing at Johnston-based FM Global, the state’s largest private employer. In her role,...

Citizens’ program urges community service

Patti Cloutier has been given a community-service sabbatical from Citizens Bank, where she is a communications manager for the consumer-finance division. During her time...
SHERRI CARRERA said that the cost of putting sprinklers up to
comply with fire codes is still a problem for small businesses. /

She lends a hand by lending an ear to small businesses

In the 14 years Sherri Carrera has served the small-business community, she just about has heard it all. Issues have ranged from the routine,...
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