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Henry A. “Bud” Violet is president of the Providence-based Ocean State Business Development Authority. He talks with Providence Business News about a new 504 refinancing program approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration last month. more
Dr. Josiah (Jody) D. Rich, a professor of medicine and epidemiology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, has been a practicing infectious disease specialist since 1994 at The Miriam Hospital Immunology Center. He also cares for inmates with HIV and does research in the correctional setting. A co-founder of the nationwide Centers for AIDS Research Collaboration in HIV in Corrections Initiative, Rich has advocated for public health policy changes to improve the health of people with addiction, including improving legal access to sterile syringes and increasing drug treatment for the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated populations. Rich spoke recently with Providence Business News about the opioid addiction epidemic in New England. more
Last year Providence was one of 189 cities to participate in Jane's Walks, and Joelle Kanter, of the Providence Foundation, helped spread the word for walks taking place in the Ocean State’s capital city. more
1 Can you share some of your professional background? I have more than 25 years of experience working in both the private and public sectors, 18 of which include leading and managing high-performing teams and business units, including CEO … more
Cely O’Brien, a sales associate with Randall, Realtors in Charlestown, recently was promoted to director of education for the Randall Family of Companies in Rhode Island and Connecticut. In that capacity, she will survey the educational needs of the company and coordinate and develop courses to meet those needs. O’Brien responded recently to questions posed by the Providence Business News. more
Rosie Atkins, vice president of product for Upserve, recently answered questions posed by Providence Business News about the company’s recent acquisition of Breadcrumb and how that will affect the Providence-based company. Atkins previously held the same title for Breadcrumb. more
Mark J. Meiklejohn is president and CEO of Bank Rhode Island and a member of its board of directors. A lifelong resident of Rhode Island, Meiklejohn talks with Providence Business News about cybersecurity, the rising threat of cyberattacks to financial institutions and other industries, and what measures the bank is taking to protect itself. more
Alison L. Croke is vice president, Medicaid-Medicare integration, at Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island. She spoke recently with Providence Business News about an agreement among Neighborhood, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to more efficiently serve Neighborhood members who are eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare services. more
Jason Valdes, an 18-year-old from Warwick, represented the country in Compétences Québec/Skills Canada, an invitational Olympic-style competition and leadership program held from May 3-7 in Quebec City. He competed in the computer-aided design and drafting portion of the event. more
1 What are your goals as the first person to hold this position? In addition to ensuring the Veterans Cemetery and Veterans Home provide top-notch services to Rhode Islanders, I will work to improve outreach and access to services, benefits … more
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