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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
Marty Sinnott, president and CEO of Child & Family, brings more than 35 years of human service and nonprofit administration experience to the agency. He was previously the CEO of Amigos de las Americas, an international nonprofit with projects in 10 Latin American countries. He has created innovative programs, built organizational capacity and influenced public policy. Now a Newport resident, he graduated from the College of the University of Chicago with a degree in religion and humanities and later added a master’s degree in social science from the same institution. 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
Tom Falcone was appointed interim executive director of Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s information technology and bioscience association, on Feb. 1. Falcone talked with Providence Business News about the position. more
Christopher Samih-Rotondo is the community organizer for the Tenant and Homeowner Association at DARE, or Direct Action for Rights and Equality, a Providence-based organization. He has held this position for five years. He is a graduate of Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., and an occasional contributor to local media, including the RI Future blog. more
(Updated 12:22 p.m.) Joseph M. Baptista is the president of Anchor Financial Mortgage Inc. in Pawtucket. The mortgage firm recently partnered with R.I. Housing and its new program, the Ocean State Grad Grant, which is designed to help new graduates purchase homes. He talks with Providence Business News about his firm, the program and the benefits to buying versus renting. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island executive vice president discusses Blue across Rhode Island and the company’s philanthropic efforts. more
Dr. Richard Gillerman, a pediatric anesthesiologist at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, was named Lifespan’s chief medical information officer and vice president, effective Sept. 4. more
Jim Scott has been a member of the board of directors for the nonprofit Art Connection-RI for five years, serving most of that time as chairman of the Art Committee, which reaches out to artists to coordinate their donations to local social service nonprofits. Besides recruiting artists, he also photographs the art so that it can be presented to the staff and constituents of the organizations that choose the art for their walls. Here, Scott discusses the value of the nonprofit’s work and what its upcoming five-year anniversary means to the organization and the groups it benefits. more
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