Most-read stories on PBN.com in 2018

PBN FILE PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI
PBN FILE PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

1. 2018 40 Under Forty winners chosen POSTED ONLINE: JUNE 8. Providence Business News chose the winners for its 14th annual 40 Under Forty program. The honorees, who were selected based on career success and community involvement, were recognized at Aldrich Mansion in Warwick on July 19. Nearly 200 business professionals applied for the program, the most submissions PBN has ever received. pbn.com/2018-40-under-forty-winners-chosen

 


COURTESY BANNEKER INDUSTRIES INC.
COURTESY BANNEKER INDUSTRIES INC.

2. Cheryl Snead, founder, CEO and president of Banneker Industries, dies POSTED ONLINE: JAN. 23. Cheryl W. Snead, the president, CEO and founder of Banneker Industries Inc., died at age 59 following complications from surgery. Snead founded Banneker Industries, an integrated logistics and supply-chain management company based in North Smithfield, in 1991 and expanded the company to three locations across the U.S. Snead was also a longtime advocate for the advancement of women. pbn.com/cheryl-snead-founder-ceo-president-banneker-industries-dies


PBN FILE PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI
PBN FILE PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

3. PBN names 2018 Best Places To Work honorees POSTED ONLINE: MAY 4. Providence Business News announced the awardees of its 2018 Best Places To Work competition, all of which were recognized in a ceremony held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on June 14. The honorees were judged based on confidential surveys of employees and management conducted by Best Companies Group. Amgen Inc. (Enterprise), Navigant Credit Union (Large Companies), Edward Jones (Midsize Companies) and Vertikal6 (Small Companies) were named the top businesses for each category. pbn.com/pbn-names-2018-best-places-to-work-honorees

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COURTESY LEISURE INVESTMENT PROPERTIES GROUP OF MARCUS & MILLICHAP 
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT SERVICES
COURTESY LEISURE INVESTMENT PROPERTIES GROUP OF MARCUS & MILLICHAP 
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT SERVICES

4. Metacomet Country Club in East Providence listed for sale POSTED ONLINE: OCT. 18. Metacomet Country Club was placed on the market in the fall, listed for $3.5 million, according to Tampa, Fla.-based Leisure Investment Properties Group of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services. The 105-acre, 18-hole private golf club opened in 1926 at its current location at 500 Veterans Memorial Parkway, East Providence. The club is seeking investment to rejuvenate the facilities. pbn.com/metacomet-country-club-in-east-providence-listed-for-sale


 

PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

5. PBN names 2018 Business Women honorees POSTED ONLINE: APRIL 20. Sixteen women were recognized in the 2018 Providence Business News Business Women Awards program, which included an awards ceremony held May 24 at the Providence Marriott Downtown. Sandra J. Pattie, president and CEO of BankNewport, was named the 2018 Career Achiever, while Kathleen Malin, vice president of technology and operations at the Rhode Island Foundation, was honored as Outstanding Mentor. pbn.com/pbn-names-2018-business-women-honorees


6. PBN announces 2018 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies POSTED ONLINE: AUG. 24. pbn.com/pbn-announces-2018-fastest-growing-innovative-companies


7. More than 40 local nursing homes earn ‘Best Nursing Home’ honor from U.S. News POSTED ONLINE: OCT. 30. pbn.com/40-local-nursing-homes-earn-best-nursing-home-honor-from-u-s-news


8. All 25 R.I. ‘Qualified Opportunity Zones’ approved by feds POSTED ONLINE: MAY 22. pbn.com/all-25-r-i-qualified-opportunity-zones-approved-by-feds


9. PBN announces 2018 C-Suite Awards winners POSTED ONLINE: MARCH 23. pbn.com/pbn-announces-2018-c-suite-award-winners


10. Study: R.I. moves up to 9th-best economy in U.S. POSTED ONLINE: MARCH 15. pbn.com/study-r-moves-9th-best-economy-u-s