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COMMUNITY SERVICE: James “Jeff” Carney, the former Rhode Island director of the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program, recently received the AARP Rhode Island Andrus Award for Community Service. Pictured with Carney is AARP Rhode Island State Director Kathleen Connell. 
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Carney receives community service award from AARP

JAMES “JEFF” CARNEY, former Rhode Island director of the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program, recently received the AARP Rhode Island Andrus Award for Community Service...

Five Questions With: Eric L. Hirsch

Eric L. Hirsch, a professor of sociology at Providence College, recently released a report through HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University that focused on...

Five Questions With: Chris Taylor

The R.I. State Police this fall hosted a cybersecurity training for employees handling its most sensitive information, with instruction led by MIS Training Institute...

Five Questions With: Joseph Confessore

Joseph Confessore is leading The Washington Trust Co.’s new Private Clients Group, designed to provide a spectrum of banking and investment services for business...

Five Questions With: Samir Mistry

Samir Mistry, named chief pharmacy officer at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island in December, has worked in managed care for two...

Five Questions With: Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson is a third-grade English language-learner teacher at Mary E. Fogarty Elementary School in Providence and winner of the 2018-19 Milken Family Foundation...

Marcantano named new chief operating officer of Meeting Street

MARK MARCANTANO was recently hired as the new chief operating officer for Meeting Street. Marcantano has worked in the health care industry for 21...

Five Questions With: Roberta Humble

Roberta Humble is the president of the Westerly Armory, and an authority on the state’s 18 surviving historical armories. Many of them are associated...

Five Questions With: Barbara Jackson

If you are part of a manufacturing company looking to switch an employee into a brand-new role, We Make RI can help facilitate an...

Five Questions With: Talita Guerrero

Talita Guerrero is the founder of Right Key Mortgage LLC in Lakeville, Mass., where she currently serves as a partner and senior loan officer. A...
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