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Thursday, September 20, 2018

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Nicholas Balzano, 28

PROJECT MANAGER – GILBANE BUILDING CO.Where do you see yourself professionally in 20 years? I hope to be leading an office for Gilbane Building...
the prop: This pair of hand-decorated pumps with New England Patriots logos and red sequin trim took Tracy Schorner about three hours to make. She’s worn them to work during the playoffs and when she and friends watch a game together.  / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Tracy Schorner, 37

SENIOR MANAGER, MANUFACTURING – AMGEN RHODE ISLANDWhere do you see yourself professionally in 20 years? Hopefully doing something impactful, rewarding and challenging, though part...

Junior Jabbie, 34

PRESIDENT & CEO – BANNEKER INDUSTRIES INC.Where do you see yourself professionally in 20 years? I’m still at the helm of Banneker, still serving...
the prop: A hard hat. “I really love being part of the company I’m working at. … I’ve been working on bridges since the beginning of my career.” / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Merve Iplikcioglu Kirtan, 35


PROJECT MANAGER/STRUCTURAL ENGINEER – STEERE ENGINEERING INC.Where do you see yourself professionally in 20 years? I love what I am doing. I would like to...
TEXTRON reported net income of $224 million in the second quarter of 2018, largely driven by a $50 million profit increase in the company's aviation segment. / COURTESY TEXTRON AVIATION

Textron reports $244M profit in second quarter

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. reported net income of $224 million in the second quarter, $71 million more than the $153 million the company reported...
After revision of the April CCI report saw the status rise from 67 to 75, the May CCI was measured at 92 per Lardaro's latest report released Monday. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO

CCI reaches low 90s for second time in 2018

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Tied with February for the highest measure this year, Rhode Island's Current Conditions Index rose 17 points to 92 in May...
Custom Design Inc. has been making merchandising displays and store fixtures for retailers since 1976. Adam Dias took over from his father, Raul Jr., recently and looks to the future through the lens of past success. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Taking reins of family business requires a plan for success

Adam Dias | Custom Design Inc. presidentTransitioning from one role to another is never easy, particularly when the shoes you’re filling are those of...
TEXTRON has completed the sale of its Tools & Test businesses and brands to Emerson Electric.

Textron completes $810M sale of Tools & Test brands and businesses

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. has closed its sale of its Tools & Test businesses and brands to Emerson Electric Co. for $810 million in...

May construction employment up 500 workers in both Providence, New Bedford...

PROVIDENCE – Construction employment in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area increased 500 workers year over year in May, a 2 percent increase, to 24,100...
Gilbane Building Co. in its 2017 annual report has said the company, based in Providence, had record sales and revenue.

Gilbane Building Co. reports record sales, revenue in 2017

PROVIDENCE – Gilbane Building Co., a division of Gilbane Inc. headquartered in Providence, reported this week that the company had record sales, profits, revenue...
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