Saturday, December 4, 2021


One Last Thing

Employee expectations shifting

Erin Pavane | The Hire founding partner Before COVID-19, ensuring a candidate matched a position on skills and experience was the norm. And while our...
Ross L. Nelson joined Cox Business in 2000 as the director of sales. On July 1, he will take over the company’s top post in the Northeast, serving as senior vice president and region manager.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Put people first

Ross L. Nelson | Cox Business senior vice president and Northeast region manager Despite the challenges of the past 12 months, Rhode Island has emerged...
Gerontologist Deb Burton launched R.I. Elder Info and in 2018 to 
help people remain independent as they age. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Prioritize elder care

Deb Burton | R.I. Elder Info executive director Businesses nationwide lose billions of dollars annually due to absenteeism, lack of presenteeism, crisis management and reduced...
Dr. Michael Bradley is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in joint replacement, sports medicine and orthopedic trauma. He has been the CEO and president of Warwick-based Ortho Rhode Island since its inception six years ago.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Leaders set the example

Dr. Michael Bradley | Orthopedics Rhode Island Inc. CEO and president Most people cannot express the host of emotions they felt throughout this pandemic. As...
Cliff Wood was named executive director of The Providence Foundation in 2017, with a goal of promoting the physical, economic and cultural development of the capital city’s downtown. He’s also served as the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy’s executive director since 2008. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Collaborate to revive downtown

Cliff Wood | The Providence Foundation executive director When people come back to downtown Providence, they need to find it safe, active and inviting. Here...

Never stop innovating

John Galvin | AAA Northeast CEO and president Recently AAA celebrated our 119th anniversary. Our No. 1 goal has always been to serve our members....
Jack Martin
Providence Public Library executive director
Following 11 years at the New York Public Library, Jack Martin took over as PPL executive director 
in January 2014. He was the driving force behind 
a recently completed $26 million renovation.

Stay true to core values

Jack Martin | Providence Public Library executive director On March 16, 2020, Providence Public Library’s administrative team gathered in person for the last time in...
In 2005, Rebecca Twitchell started Providence-based half full llc, a consulting business focused on helping groups and individuals with team building, retreats and event planning.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Listen to understand

Rebecca Twitchell | half full llc founder, president Just like no two snowflakes are the same, no two people are the same either. If we...
Anthony J. Mangiarelli has been with financial services firm Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. Ltd. for more than 20 years. He became a partner in 2015 and is KLR’s resident expert on the federal economic stimulus packages.   / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Let optimism be your guide

Anthony J. Mangiarelli | Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. Ltd. Partner, director of Enterprise Services Group I have found that inspiration can come from a variety...
Karen Santilli joined the social service agency Crossroads Rhode Island in 2008 and became the nonprofit’s CEO and president in 2015. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Commit to each other

Karen Santilli | Crossroads Rhode Island CEO and president I’ve learned some lessons in my role as CEO and president of Crossroads Rhode Island. Two...

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