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PBN Award Winners

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...

To be relevant, successful companies listen, learn and communicate

In this time of instantaneous and ubiquitous communications, it would not seem difficult for any enterprise to know what its key stakeholders are thinking...
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...
ACTIONABLE DATA: From left, Niru Chennagiri, director of informatics at Medley Genomics, and Patrice Milos, CEO, review notes on genetic information at the company’s Providence office. 
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Medley Genomics looks to engineer cancer treatment, one tumor at a...

Innovative Companies | Biotechnology and Life SciencesWe’ve all heard of data analytics. But what if this data could be used to treat what may...
DRONE HOME: Phuntsho Norbu, right, a senior majoring in computer science and math-economics, and Christian Joachim, a senior majoring in computer science, build a racing drone in Wheaton College’s award-winning Maker’s Space. 
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Wheaton College melds rigorous study, real-world experience

Innovative Companies | EducationThings that set Wheaton College in Norton apart from its competitors in the private, liberal arts, higher education marketplace are its...
WASTE NOT: Earthly co-founders Frank Mastrobuono, left, and Mike Kowalczyk, center, pick up food waste at Empire Tea & Coffee in Newport. Earthly produces worm castings, a natural fertilizer. Mastrobuono shows the finished potting mix, as Kowalczyk and Empire manager Josh Unorski talk. 
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Earthly makes sure discarded food isn’t wasted

Innovative Companies | Energy & the EnvironmentWorm manure, known as castings, helps cannabis grow, the minds behind North Kingstown-based Earthly Solutions Inc. have discovered.Frank...
SAGE COUNSEL: From left, Nacor Matos Custodia, financial coach at Capital Good Fund, and Wally Okby, vice president of investor relations, counsel clients Ann-gel Mitchell and Charles Isler in managing their finances.
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Capital Good Fund offers competitive alternative to payday lenders

Innovative Companies | FinancialRunning into financial issues or attempting to get out of bad situations can be daunting. Providence-based Capital Good Fund can come...

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...
CAKE WALK: Juli Chapin, co-owner of CakeSafe, which produces a transportation system for safely moving cakes. Chapin is pictured on Torrey Road in South Kingstown, one of the town’s steepest hills, using a CakeSafe to keep a cake in check on the steep incline.
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CakeSafe provides life hacks for bakers

Innovative Companies | Food, Beverages & AgricultureThe story of CakeSafe LLC starts nearly 30 years ago during a nail-biter of a car ride.Juli Chapin,...
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Wednesday December 5, 2018

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