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Justin Deveau

2022 40 Under Forty Awards Justin Deveau, 39 Project executive, Shawmut Design and Construction How has COVID-19 changed your industry? There have been varying changes across...

Jean-Paul Vandeputte

2022 40 Under Forty Awards Jean-Paul Vandeputte, 36 Director of engineering, RISE Engineering How has COVID-19 changed your industry? It’s taught us all to be flexible...

Gregory Garvin

2022 40 Under Forty Awards Gregory Garvin, 38 Preconstruction manager and New England purchasing team leader, Gilbane Building Co. How has COVID-19 changed your industry? We...
PLENTY OF PROJECTS: Jonathan Yaghjian, left, project manager, and Kurtis Quinn, a carpenter apprentice with Cranston-based Pariseault Builders Inc., work on the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority House on the University of Rhode Island campus in South Kingstown. While many businesses were forced to close their doors 
for much of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pariseault continued to work on a number of multimillion-dollar projects. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Builders: Have work, will train

Although the COVID-19 pandemic kept many Rhode Islanders close to home for much of 2020, Pariseault Builders Inc. didn’t slow down. With construction deemed an...
EMPOWERED: Sheryl Guglielmo, senior project manager for DiPrete Engineering Associates Inc., joined the civil engineering firm as an architect but has worked her way up to become a senior project manager. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Guglielmo’s career path hasn’t exactly gone by design

PBN 2021 Business Women Awards Achievement Honoree: Sheryl Guglielmo, DiPrete Engineering Associates Inc. CAREERS DON’T ALWAYS follow a predictable path, and that’s OK. Sheryl Guglielmo...
HANDS-ON: Stephanie Robat, owner of FR Engineering Group Inc., prepares to examine a core sample brought up by a drill rig on a work site in Warwick. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Owning engineering firm part of Robat’s grand design at FR Engineering...

PBN 2021 Business Women Awards Achievement Honoree: Stephanie Robat, FR Engineering Group Inc. AS FAR BACK as she can remember, Stephanie Robat wanted to be...
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New Construction April 2021

Westport Middle School and High School | 400 Old County Road, Westport School is close to being in session at the town’s new combined middle...
COURTESY AIMEE CYR

New Construction October 2020

Camp Bow Wow | 222 Grand Army of the Republic Highway, Swansea Aimee and Jason Cyr are constructing an 11,000-square-foot facility for their new Camp...
TEAMWORK: Robert Tolson, left, Lisa Silvio and Kyle Brown, right, line up beams to be bolted as part of the ironworking segment of Building Futures’ five-week pre-apprenticeship in 2019. Participants construct a 70-foot-by-14-foot project that contains many of the tools, materials and techniques used in building steel structures.   / COURTESY BUILDING FUTURES

Building a future in construction

R.I. Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen says the decision by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to allow the construction industry to remain...
PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Q&A: Vennicia Kingston

Vennicia Kingston | Eagle Eye Properties LLC CEO Vennicia Kingston is CEO of Providence-based Eagle Eye Post Construction Services, which offers construction laborers, cleaning and...
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