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Dr. Barrett Bready is founder and CEO of Nabsys, a genomics firm. An adjunct professor at Brown University where he teaches biotechnology management, Bready also serves as a commissioner on the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission. Bready talked with Providence Business News about Nabsys’ evolution and goals for the future. more
Magnus Jonsson, chief marketing officer for A.T. Cross Co. in Lincoln, discusses the venerable company’s recent announcement that it will distribute Sheaffer pens in the global corporate gift sector. A.T. Cross, known for fine writing instruments, also recently launched a Star Wars pen line. Jonsson talks about Cross’ plans going forward. more
Lorén Spears has served as the executive director of the Tomaquag Museum in Exeter since 2003 when she founded the Nuweetooun School there. The school closed after the 2010 floods yet programming for native youth and families continues today through the museum. A member of the Narragansett Tribe, Spears incorporates much of her heritage into her work educating the general public about native cultures, arts and history. more
In February Katje Afonseca was promoted from director of development to executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State. She is the organization’s youngest-ever executive director in its 50-year history. more
Dr. Cedric J. Priebe Lifespan’s new senior vice president and chief information officer, spoke with Providence Business News about key information technology issues affecting the health care industry. more
Co-founder and CEO of Sproutel discusses the company, best known for its its product, Jerry the Bear, a robotic bear that helps children with type-1 diabetes learn about their illness. more
Dr. Paul E. Morrissey, associate professor of surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, is program director of the division of organ transplantation at Rhode Island Hospital. Morrissey, who maintains a private practice at University Surgical Associates, talked with Providence Business News about National Organ Donation Month, which occurs in April, his work as a transplant surgeon and the need for organ donors. more
Richard A. Andrews recently was appointed chief operating officer at ProThera Biologics in Providence, a company that is developing inter-alpha inhibitor proteins to treat severe inflammation associated with infection, trauma and disease. He discussed his new role at the company with Providence Business News, as well as his past experience. more
The British vote to exit – or Brexit – the European Union last month roiled public pension systems, as uncertainty in the international marketplace sent investors scurrying for less-volatile asset classes. Seth Magaziner, Rhode Island’s general treasurer, oversees the state’s $7.5 billion public pension system. He talks with Providence Business News about Brexit, pension performance through the fiscal year that ended June 30 and the effectiveness of its current asset allocation and assumed rate of return. more
Sean McGarry is vice president and retirement plan service manager at Rockland Trust. He talks with Providence Business News about the recent U.S. Department of Labor ruling on the “conflict of interest” regulation, which is designed to protect investors from hidden fees in retirement-investment advice. McGarry breaks down the regulation and how it could affect clients and financial advisers.v more
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