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Edward Sanderson is executive director of the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission. The commission administers federal and state tax credits for rehabilitating historic commercial buildings. more
Pat Sabatino, CEO and founder of Providence firm Datarista, talks with Providence Business News about the new company and how it received $350,000 in funding from the Slater Technology Fund. The funding was part of a $1 million seed round led by Slater and other private investors. more
Edward A. Hjerpe III is president and CEO of Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. The bank is working with New England states to spur economic development through various programs, including Jobs for New England and Helping to House New England. Hjerpe talks with Providence Business News about those programs and how Rhode Island fits into the overall mix. more
Leandra Elberger, senior communications and development manager for New York City-based Venture for America, discussed with Providence Business News how the organization hosts a five-week training program at Brown University every year with the new cohort of Venture for America fellows. The program prepares them so that they will be ready to make an immediate impact on their companies and communities when they begin their placements at the end of the summer. Starting today, members of five classes of Venture for America fellows will return to Brown for three days to participate in activities centered around building the Venture for America community and fostering entrepreneurship in cities like Providence. more
Dr. Gregory Fritz is academic director at Bradley Hospital, director of the Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center, and professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University. more
Kathleen Malin, vice president of technology and operations at the Rhode Island Foundation, discussed her position with Providence Business News and how she works with nonprofits. The past Tech10 award winner also discussed her involvement with the Tech Club in Rhode Island. more
Corey Auger, chairman of the Urban Greens Food Co-op, is preparing to open the first community-oriented grocery in Providence, on the site of a former manufacturing building in the city’s West End. The project already has captured state investment, in the form of support from the R.I. Commerce Corp. He responded to questions posed by the Providence Business News on the site for the endeavor. more
Grow Smart Rhode Island recently established a work space in Newport, at the offices of the Aquidneck Island Planning Commission. Scott Wolf, executive director of the nonprofit planning organization, explains the need for an Aquidneck Island presence. more
Marjory O'Toole is managing director of the Little Compton Historical Society. Her introduction to both the nonprofit field and the museum world began when she was a 16-year-old tour guide for The Preservation Society of Newport County. This is her 21st year working in a museum, and she says it’s been her favorite so far. She spoke with PBN about a new exhibit on slavery in Little Compton. more
The Providence Preservation Society will celebrate its 60th anniversary this year, with a symposium Nov. 3-5 and a seated dinner to follow at Skyline at Waterplace, the newly renovated facility at at Waterplace Park. The theme of the symposium is “Why Preserve?” and that event will be held at the Industrial Trust Building. PPS Executive Director Brent Runyon spoke recently with Providence Business News about current preservation issues. more
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