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Tom Canterino founded Providence-based digital marketing agency LevelUP Digital Solutions in 2020. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Trust your gut

Tom Canterino | LevelUP Digital Solutions LLC founder and chief strategist Even though small businesses are the backbone of our economy, contributing to 30% more...
Benjamin L. Rackliffe joined Johnston-based Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC as an attorney in 2011. In addition to his traditional corporate transactions practice, he founded and chairs the firm’s Cannabis Law Advisory Group. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Find balance in mentoring

Benjamin L. Rackliffe | Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC partner There is a famous Winston Churchill quote: “We make a living by what...
Chris Morrison Blackwell
Hungry Ghost Press LLC owner
Chris Morrison Blackwell founded Hungry Ghost Press in Providence’s Olneyville neighborhood in 2017. The company has expanded to a lifestyle, apparel and accessory
art house and brand.

Engage in community

As business and community leaders, we often grapple with the delicate balance between commercial success and meaningful community engagement. Life is constant change: One of...

Empower young people

Peter Chung Young Voices executive director Recently I heard someone say that youths make up 25% of today’s population and 100% of tomorrow’s future. In today’s...

Balance avoids burnout

Revive has been on a mission to tackle the mental health crisis that continues to plague our communities. As business and community leaders, we all...
Maria Rivera is the first woman mayor in Central Falls’ history, and Rhode Island’s first Latina mayor. Prior to her swearing in as mayor in January 2021, she served as City Council president.  / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Engage with your community

Maria Rivera Central Falls mayor Leading one of the most densely populated cities in America on a small operating budget, I’ve quickly learned to appreciate the...
Tattoo artist Joseph Becton opened F.I.N.A.O. Ink Tattoo parlor 13 years ago. In 2019 he expanded in North Providence by founding Artistic Tattoo Supply Inc. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Know your worth

Joseph Becton | Artistic Tattoo Supply Inc., F.I.N.A.O. Ink Tattoo Co. CEO There are many reasons why people opt to get inked. Whatever it...
Margaret Hartigan co-founded Providence-based Marstone Inc. in 2013. She previously worked as a financial adviser at Merrill Lynch and as a startup entrepreneur.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Strive for inclusivity

Margaret J. Hartigan Marstone Inc. co-founder and CEO It is often said that necessity is the mother of all invention. The innovation born out...
Nicole J. Benjamin joined Adler Pollock & Sheehan PC as an attorney in 2008. She began serving as president of the Rhode Island Bar Association in June. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Connectedness breeds success

Nicole J. Benjamin Adler Pollock & Sheehan PC shareholder, Rhode Island Bar Association president I am a lawyer; not a psychologist. But every life experience I have...
Bernard Georges founded New Bridges for Haitian Success Inc. in 2013. The Providence-based nonprofit offers programming and other services for the Haitian and Afro Caribbean communities. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Immigrant challenges

Bernard Georges | New Bridges for Haitian Success Inc. executive director When I founded New Bridges for Haitian Success, I did so to build an...
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