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Cheryl W. Snead, founder, president and CEO of Banneker Industries, was inducted into the Women’s Business Enterprise Hall of Fame in December. Prior to Banneker, Snead worked for Peerless Precision. When the company went out of business in 1991, she purchased it and shifted the business’ focus to supply-chain management. Now named Banneker Industries, the company is one of the co-founders of the annual SCM Summit at Bryant University. Snead holds an MBA/MSIA in business administration and management from Purdue University. She was the first African-American woman to receive a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. more
On Jan. 5, The New York Times ran an article about the anguished outcry of Harvard University’s faculty over the imposition of copays and deductibles for their health care coverage. Even with these changes, coverage for Harvard’s employees remains significantly richer than that typically in the marketplace. more
Tom Friedman, author of “The World is Flat,” told us in 2005 about a fast-moving economic platform, accelerated by information technology advances, which created an environment in which it’s easy to source talent and do business globally. more
Last week the owners of Twin River made public a proposal to build a 150- to 250-room hotel on the Lincoln site, something they believe will help protect the state’s largest gambling facility from the effects of the introduction of gaming in Massachusetts. more
The percentage of Rhode Islanders represented by unions declined in 2014 compared with the year prior, according to union membership data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The inventory of homes for sale in Providence and Warwick is increasing, up 3.4 percent from last December, according to data from the online listing service Realtor.com. more
The Corporate Market Place Inc., operating under a taxpayer-backed loan program, is struggling to pay off its debt and can’t keep current on its rent. more
TD Bank announced Thursday the promotion of Frank Casale who will take over as regional vice president for Rhode Island and southern Massachusetts. more
Rhode Island was recognized for marriage equality and passage of basic non-discrimination and hate crimes laws, but still has work to do, according to the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. more
The Greater Providence Board of Realtors has hired Donna M. Andrews as CEO. The board said that Andrews has been a Realtor for 10 years. more
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