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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. more
Fresh management problems pop up fast and demand attention inside a growing business. That is partly why the chief of Envision Technology Advisors LLC in Pawtucket is so thankful he hired Britte Jessen-Balint as a receptionist nine years ago. more
Manufacturing is making a comeback throughout the region, with Rhode Island in 2013 posting its first year-over-year increase in employment in the industry in 13 years, according to a report released March 17 by the Rhode Island Manufacturers Register. more
Providence Business News has selected the honorees in its annual Chief Financial Officer Awards program, including the winner in the career achievement category, John “Jack” Sutherland III, the senior vice president of finance and CFO of the Care New England Health System. more
Edward Jones, the worldwide financial-investment company, uses a winning method to motivate employees: Each of them has an opportunity to own a piece of the company. more
Three hundred of the Ocean State’s business leaders joined the nine honorees at Providence Business News’ 13th annual Business Excellence Awards celebration on Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Providence Marriott. more
The word “angel” as a business term started off on Broadway to describe wealthy people who provided backing for theatrical productions. Today’s business angels have coalesced into groups that turned their attention from the bright lights and the roar of the crowds to a playbill focused on diverse industry sectors. more
It’s an understatement to say that the problems plaguing the public educational system have been a hard nut to crack. Theorists and teachers, politicians and parents, experts and laypersons all seem to have an opinion about what ails schools and how to fix them. more
As it has for more than a decade, Rhode Island Free Clinic is pushing hard on all fronts to extend health care to poor Ocean State residents, despite the hope and promise of a fully operating Affordable Care Act in 2014. more
The economic downturn of 2008 was hard on Rhode Island’s civil engineers: construction slowed to a near standstill, jobs disappeared, and firms everywhere were cutting staff. more
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