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The Town Dock is on a roll, winner of PBN’s 2017 Overall Excellence in Manufacturing award and No. 6 on 2016’s Fastest-growing Midsize Companies list. CEO and President Ryan Clark shares some of what he has learned along the way. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Connecting with staff, peers helps find success

Ryan Clark | The Town Dock CEO and president My career at The Town Dock started when I was 14, ­unloading boats and packing fish...
After 25 years in the R.I. Senate, the last eight as its president, M. Teresa Paiva Weed succeeded Michael Souza as the president of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Teamwork achieves success

M. Teresa Paiva Weed  |  Hospital Association of Rhode Island president As a state senator and lawyer, my career has taught me that we can...
Molly Donohue Magee had a distinguished 35-year career with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, ending her time there as its chief financial officer. Today she advocates for the defense industry in the region through the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Mentoring helps build next generation’s success

Molly Donohue Magee  |  Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance executive director Mentoring is an important way to pay it forward. And I know, because...
After more than a decade leading The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co., James V. Rosati is retiring. He took over after a scandal erupted over excessive pay to certain Beacon staff, and he put out the crisis and put the state’s largest workers’ compensation insurer on to a stable path. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Rosati: Great leaders create new leaders

James V. Rosati | The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co. CEO and president Having a great team is the single most important attribute to the success...
Despite his decades as a major league baseball executive, Pawtucket Red Sox Chairman Larry Lucchino may be facing his most challenging job yet: convincing the voters of Rhode Island to help the PawSox build a new stadium. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

There is no end to learning new lessons

Larry Lucchino | Pawtucket Red Sox chairman When I think of lessons learned, the list is long. On the baseball field, I have learned that...
Prior to being named CEO and president of Cooley Group in 2011, Daniel Dwight both worked at and led large companies, ranging from General Electric to Tatum to Kronos Advanced Technologies, all high-tech, growth enterprises. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

For Cooley, with collaboration comes faster success

Daniel Dwight | Cooley Group CEO and president Over the course of my 35-year career, I’ve learned collaboration is paramount to success – especially in...
While he has a long history as an entrepreneur in Rhode Island, John D. Jarrell made a big splash recently when he opened the state’s only commercial wet-lab space on spec in Coventry in a former GTECH facility. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Building a support team for the medtech startup community

John D. Jarrell | Material Science Associates LLC president, BioSci Labs founder For people who dare to make real their dreams and transform them into...

Real innovation is in the implementation

Andy Posner | Capital Good Fund Like many corporate and nonprofit leaders, I have often, in difficult times, sought a breakthrough idea to get through...
Scott Wolf
Grow Smart Rhode Island 
executive director / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Buck up Rhode Island, you deserve to love yourself

Scott Wolf | Grow Smart Rhode Island executive director Rhode Island has vast, untapped potential. But to achieve it we must overcome a chronic problem...
In nearly a decade as leader of Coastal Medical, Dr. G. Alan Kurose has led the organization through a transformation from a standard primary care practice to an accountable care organization, expanding care, saving money and improving quality.

From two sides now

Dr. G. Alan Kurose | Coastal Medical CEO and president Twenty years of practice as a primary care physician and now eight years as CEO...

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