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A BETTER WAY: Steve Rosa is the leader of (add)ventures, a small brand-communications business with clients around the globe. It recently received incentives to add more jobs in Providence through R.I. Commerce Corp.
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At (add)ventures, it’s your brand, your story

Stephen Rosa learned to identify business ­solutions at a company that would grow to become a Fortune 500 giant – EMC.From his position, among...
THE INSURANCE SERVICES OFFICE has raised the fire safety rating for Pawtucket, a move that could lower insurance rates for the city's businesses and residents. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET

Pawtucket gets better fire safety rating

PAWTUCKET – Insurance analysts have given Pawtucket a higher fire safety rating, boding well for local property owners seeking lower fire insurance rates, city...
IN THE SWING: An 18-hole golf course is one of many outdoor amenities offered for corporate outings and retreats by The Preserve at Boulder Hills in Richmond. Other activities include tennis, indoor shooting and sporting clay events, and scavenger hunts.
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Outdoors a draw for summer outings

The state’s array of outdoor amenities gives businesses a host of options beyond the stereotypical hotel ballroom for summer team-building getaways and other staff...
HEAVY LOAD: Rosa Ciunci, left, and Maureen Pagliaro, co-founders of LinenDrops.com, provide linen services for vacation and short-term rental properties throughout the region.
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Delivering on fresh linen

After working in criminal justice, Maureen Pagliaro was looking for something different to work on. Inspiration came during her vacations in North Carolina when...
PERSONAL TOUCH: Tyler Wentworth, president, and Erin Pavane, career coach, launched The Hire, a Pawtucket-based corporate staffing agency, in December 2017 to offer clients a more personal relationship with recruiters.
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Getting invested in recruiting

Tired of the culture at their corporate staffing agency, recruiting veterans Tyler Wentworth and Erin Pavane wanted to carve their own path in the...
MAKING HER MARK: Kristin Urbach, executive director of the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce, at the NORAD facility on Davisville Road in North Kingstown. NORAD is one of dozens of North Kingstown Chamber member manufacturers.
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Urbach connecting NK businesses to opportunity

Kristin Urbach has been executive director of the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce for three years. She’s quickly made her mark as a strong...
Goodwill InGoodwill Industries of Rhode Island will merge with the North Haven, Conn.-based operation Goodwill Industries of Southern New England in 2019.dustries of Rhode Island will merge with the North Haven, Conn.-based operation Goodwill Industries of Southern New England in 2019.

R.I., Conn. Goodwill operations merge

PROVIDENCE – In an attempt to increase its retail foothold in Rhode Island the Connecticut and Rhode Island Goodwill Industries operations merged effective July...
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Uniform Bar Exam has pros and cons for R.I.

Recent adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam in Rhode Island has pros and cons for the local legal profession, say educators and partners at...
CELEBRATION OF THE CENTURY: Amica employees celebrate the company’s 111th anniversary in Amica’s Lincoln campus courtyard.
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Amica Mutual Insurance Co.

BEST PLACES TO WORK 2018 2. ENTERPRISE | Amica Mutual Insurance Co. Employees in R.I.: 1,619 Chairman, CEO and President Robert A. DiMuccio Questions answered by: Samuel C....
EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION: Sansiveri’s partners at the all-employee summer outing to watch the PawSox at McCoy Stadium in August 2017.
 / COURTESY SANSIVERI, KIMBALL & CO. LLP

Sansiveri, Kimball & Co. LLP

BEST PLACES TO WORK 2018 6. SMALL COMPANIES | Sansiveri, Kimball & Co. LLP Employees in R.I.: 46 Managing Partner Michael A. DeCataldo Questions answered by: Michael A....
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