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PBN Award Winners
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Nicole D'Andrea wanted her MacBook to fit inside her "Mr. Arrogant" handbag, one of several styles her company designs, so she put the zipper on the side. "I try to keep the pieces stylish but classic and functional," she explained. "I want … more
Drawing on source material as diverse as the Gettysburg Address and “Cinderella,” University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley told the audience at Providence Business News’ 15th Business Excellence Awards event of the importance of seeing the world as it could be, not just as it is. more
The third-generation leader of one of Rhode Island’s manufacturing success stories is being honored for leadership and strategy in Providence Business News’ third Manufacturing Awards program. more
CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER, PRIVATE COMPANY When Pierre LaPerriere first joined the human resources department at Gilbane Building Co., he faced a daunting bank of filing cabinets containing thousands of personnel files going … more
Where do you see yourself professionally in 10 years? The chief operating officer or CEO of a manufacturing company. Also, to serve as an executive coach and to continue volunteering in my hometown. What's the best career advice you've … more
What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? Work hard, listen, take advice, and read everything you can get your hands on. Experiences and the knowledge you pick up along the way will shape your perspective, so make sure it's as well-rounded … more
Why did you select your profession? Growing up in the restaurant business, working in environmental consulting and serving in the military, I have many interests in people, how things work and solving problems. My role as a finance director at IGT … more
Why did you select your profession? It was a family business. My father wouldn't let me work for him right out of college. He wanted me to work for someone else first so I would appreciate being my own boss. After working in the corporate world for … more
Why did you select your profession? I probably have the same generic answer that everyone else has had that chose PT as a profession: "I want to help people." I am now able to fully understand the profound difference that I can make in a person's … more
What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? I would tell my 22-year-old self to give herself a break. Growing up in a very strict Ethiopian household, I was often hard on myself to always do more. That is not a bad thing at all, however, there … more
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