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POSITIVELY GLOBAL: Alex and Ani’s Anita Koljian processes orders to be shipped out of the jewelry manufacturer’s Cranston facility. / PBN PHOTO/NATALJA KENT

Hometown entrepreneur expanding its lead

There is no mystery as to why Alex and Ani LLC’s bracelets have become an overnight fashion sensation: the Cranston jewelry manufacturer is pushing...

Atrion hones its focus, starts offshoot company

Sometimes a business has to learn how to say “no” before it can hear clients say “yes.” That’s what happened at Atrion Networking Corp....

The road to success paved with planning

It’s difficult for a business to grow when the economy is shrinking. For almost two decades, New England Construction has weathered economic storms –...
PARTNERING UP: American Partners Inc., a business-intelligence recruiting company based in Pawtucket, reported revenue of $25.6 million in 2011. Above, Justice Franks, an Oracle Business Intelligence practice director, with American Partners Hyperion-Delivery Manager Megan LaBrecque. / PBN PHOTO/NATALJA KENT

Recruiter banks on stellar hires, extensive training

In 2012, American Partners Inc. earned a ranking of 371 on Inc. magazine’s 5000 fastest-growing companies list, with a three-year growth rate of more...
BANKING ON THE GO: RBS Citizens, Rhode Island and Connecticut, President Edward. O. Handy III shows Bryant University student and bank intern Angela Chrobak the bank’s mobile applications. / PBN PHOTO/NATALJA KENT

Keeping pace with technology, customers

Back in the day, innovation to a bank meant a new toaster for customers opening an account. These days, it’s high-tech or die, as...
PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS has announced the winners of its newest program, Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies, to be honored at Rosecliff Mansion in Newport.

PBN honors Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has announced the winners of its newest event, Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies. The top five fastest-growing companies in three...
VMS ALARMS, along with 15 other Rhode Island companies and three from neighboring Bristol County, Mass., were named as some of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States on an Inc. Magazine 2012  list. / COURTESY VMS ALARMS

Inc. Magazine releases 2012 fastest-growing private companies list

NEW YORK – Sixteen Rhode Island companies and three from neighboring Bristol County, Mass., were named as some of the fastest-growing private companies in...
PORTAL TO HEALTH: Carolyn O'Dell, human resource generalist at BankNewport, shows BankNewport's wellness website. / PBN  PHOTO/

Wellness efforts all add up at BankNewport

Employees at BankNewport are not just standing behind the teller counter anymore. They are walking. Over a six-week period, 66 of the bank’s 275 workers...
NOT A STRETCH: Care New Englad hosts weekly yoga sessions in its building. Pictured above from left are: executive legal assistant Anna Menna, Santosha Yoga Studio instructor Heather Eilering, Care New England Senior Vice President of Managed Care Domenic F. Delmonico and Associate Vice President and General Counsel Alyssa Boss. / PBN PHOTO/NATALJA KENT

Planting the seeds of change for better health

Care New England’s commitment to wellness begins at the top. Dennis Keefe, the president and CEO, as part of a weekly letter to employees soon...
FARM FRESH: Nurse Practitioner Rachel Roach picks up her fresh vegetables – part of a R.I. Department of Health program – at University Medicine at Rhode island Hospital. / PBN PHOTO/

Walking the walk, with food and competition

When University Medicine Foundation, a medical practice employing about 200 physicians and 110 support staff, met recently with its representative from Health Advocate, the...
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