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Best Practice Energy lets electricity suppliers compete on price

Fastest Growing Companies | $250,000-$5M | 4th place CEO (or equivalent): Bryan Yagoobian, president 2017 Revenue: $3,159,732 2015 Revenue: $1,926,611 Revenue growth: 64%With the changes in deregulation and...

SecurityRI.com stays on top of threats with personal touch

Fastest Growing Companies | $250,000-$5M | 5th place CEO (or equivalent): Jon Volatile, CEO 2017 Revenue: $3,792,175 2015 Revenue: $2,505,606 Revenue growth: 51.3%As hacking threats continue to present...
DEDICATED DESIGN: Eric Zuena, managing principal at ZDS, speaks with Julie Jancewicz Bartlett, project manager/associate. The wall behind Zuena features designs from many of the company’s clients.
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ZDS tailors strategic designs to each project

Innovative Companies | Architecture, Construction and EngineeringProvidence-based architecture, construction and engineering firm ZDS Inc. has grown as a result of its innovation. With a...

Navigant Credit Union builds on century of tradition

Fastest Growing Companies | $75M and above | 3rd place CEO (or equivalent): Gary E. Furtado, president and CEO 2017 Revenue: $77,376,245 2015 Revenue: $59,807,687 Revenue growth: 29.4%Navigant...
STEADY RESULTS: Edward W. Burman Jr., center, with sons Edward "Tripp" Burman III, left, and Andrew in the University of Rhode Island’s new welcome center conference room, designed by E.W. Burman Inc.
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E.W. Burman takes a steady, careful approach to the future

Fastest Growing Companies | $25M-$75M | 1st place CEO (or equivalent): Edward W. Burman Jr., president 2017 Revenue: $35,387,366 2015 Revenue: $16,610,766 Revenue growth: 113%E.W. Burman Inc. is...
DATA-DRIVEN: Shannon Shallcross, CEO, and Mark Regine, chief epidemiologist for BetaXAnalytics, with a spreadsheet showing health spending. The data report is used to help companies identify where they can save money on health care spending. 
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BetaXAnalytics: Mining data for better health care

Innovative Companies | Health & WellnessAbout 30 percent of the world’s data is stored in the health care industry, said Shannon Shallcross, co-founder and...

Woodard & Curran heads west in bid for national growth

Fastest Growing Companies | $75M and above | 5th place CEO (or equivalent): Douglas McKeown, CEO 2017 Revenue: $203,086,116 2015 Revenue: $160,483,703 Revenue growth: 26.5%To expand Woodard &...
CONSULT RESULTS: Dell Sala, left, lead developer, and Rich Grundy, president, demonstrate AVTECH’s Monitor360 software sensors operation in the company’s Warren office.
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AVTECH Software safeguards critical infrastructure

Innovative Companies | ManufacturingWhen AVTECH Software Inc. opened its doors 30 years ago, the company’s focus was on providing monitoring services for local software...
THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION granted the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University $374,002 for the center’s State Trade Expansion Program, designed to aid local small businesses enter the international export market, expand their export business or enter into beneficial trade opportunities. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

SBA awards R.I. and Bryant $374K for international business assistance for...

SMITHFIELD – The John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University received $374,002 in federal funds from the Small Business Administration for...
SIX RHODE ISLAND BUSINESSES WERE ANNOUNCED TUESDAY by the Social Enterprise Greenhouse as winners of the inaugural Best for Rhode Island program. The statewide initiative recognizes companies which leverage their business operation to positively impact society and the environment. / COURTESY SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE

Six local businesses honored by SEG in Best for Rhode Island...

PROVIDENCE – In its inaugural Best for Rhode Island initiative, the Social Enterprise Greenhouse has recognized six local companies for their efforts using their...
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