Providence Business News has chosen the winners of the 2014 40 Under Forty competition, to be honored Thursday, July 24, at Salve Regina University’s Ochre Court in Newport. The men and women of the 2014 class were selected from more than 100 applicants, based on career success and community involvement.
From the time he was in middle school through his undergraduate years at Providence College, Richard Voccio worked for his father and three uncles in the costume jewelry manufacturing business. The business, Torino Creations, started small in the early 1960s and quickly grew into a multimillion dollar operation. Along the way his father and uncles demonstrated the importance of a strong work ethic.
By Alli-Michelle Conti
Jewelry is very personal – besides being a design or color that we find attractive and appealing, it can remind us of a time or a place, represent a cherished memory or person, or symbolize a value or key trait.
Even in a more robust economy than Rhode Island has enjoyed in the past decade, it takes plenty of effort and skill to turn a city budget deficit into a surplus, reduce a city’s tax rate, consolidate services and wrangle with four city employee unions.
Change seems to be the only constant in the health care industry today. Every resident of that ecosystem – from patients to pharmacists to physicians to insurers – was managing shifting landscapes well before the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Now, the pace of change is accelerating.
Given the extraordinary changes that community behavioral-health services now face, it is essential to skillfully manage the complex interplay of institutions, programs and funding sources, said Dale K. Klatzker, president and CEO of The Providence Center.
Having spent the better part of the 1980s working on nuclear power plants, structural engineer Patricia Steere made a career switch to bridge engineering and joined a Providence-based engineering firm.
Join PBN for the best networking event and party of the winter - January 15, 2015 - the Book of Lists Party at the Providence Public Library. Reserve your spot by December 31st and get a holiday gift from PBN!
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.