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Five questions with Capt. Ian Johnson

Capt. Ian Johnson | Commanding officer, Naval Station Newport1. You are a native Rhode Islander. How does it feel to be back home? It’s...
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EAN names Rhode Island Quality Institute Employer of Choice

MICHELLE L. DEXTER, director of human ­resources for the Rhode Island Quality Institute, reflects on the organization being named an ­Employer of Choice by...
AFTER a fire caused by a lightning strike destroyed the original Edgewood Yacht Club in January 2011, the Cranston club is set to reopen in the spring, according to Site Specific LLC. /COURTESY SITE SPECIFIC LLC

New Construction

Providence College Science Complex | 1 Cunningham Square, Providence Phase 1B of construction is underway on Providence College’s new science complex, scheduled for substantial completion...

End of the year cheer

Did/will your company offer any holiday bonuses this year? Yes 55.5% No 44.5%Has your company ever offered holiday bonuses in years past? Yes 75% No 25%Besides holiday bonuses,...

Lists: Gyms and fitness facilities

 Re-ranked by no. of members: 1. All That Matters Yoga and Holistic Health Center | No. of members: 600 2. VP Fitness LLC | No. of...
INVESTED: Rhode Island Foundation President and CEO Neil D. Steinberg and Jessica David, senior vice president of strategy and community investments, have helped launch 12 Rhode Island entrepreneurs through RIF’s innovation fellowship program. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Six years in, RIF innovation fellows’ impact unclear as they fight...

Six years ago, the Rhode Island Foundation announced it was accepting applications for something called an innovation fellowship. The program, funded by local philanthropists...
MOBILE COFFEE: Cole Criollos operates one of two of The Nitro Cart’s mobile coffee carts in Providence’s West Side neighborhood. The company was launched in 2016 by co-owners Audrey Finocchiaro and Sam Lancaster. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Nitro Cart jolts java market

At the tender age of 13, coffee became a critical part of Audrey Finocchiaro’s morning routine.“And it still is,” said the North Kingstown native...
BEST INTEREST: From left, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management officials Diane Fiore, senior client associate; Brendan McCarthy, senior vice president, wealth management; and Edythe M. DeMarco, managing director of wealth management, meet at their Providence office. DeMarco says her firm acts in the best interest of clients and is in favor of the fiduciary rule that would require the same. / PBN FILE PHOTO/­RUPERT WHITELEY

Wealth managers divided on delay of fiduciary rule implementation

The decision to once again delay full implementation of the so-called fiduciary rule comes with a sigh of relief to some financial planners not...
GETTING INVOLVED: Malcolm A. Makin, president of Professional Planning Group, says it’s critical for women to be involved when financial decisions are made. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Women urged to close savings gaps

Americans aren’t saving enough, in general. And women, in particular, have reasons to be concerned.They live longer, which means their savings must last longer.Because...
CONVERSING: Crossroads Rhode Island members, from left, Heather Fortin, human resources and individual volunteer coordinator; Cicely Dove, vice president of family services; and Robert Upham, director of human resources, attend the PBN Workplace Excellence, Diversity and Inclusion Summit held Dec. 7 at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SKORSKI

‘Unconscious bias’ barrier to workplace inclusion

“If we tolerate intolerance, then tolerance will become extinct,” warned Stephanie Huckel, manager of culture and diversity and inclusion at Blue Cross & Blue...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am