Updated October 13 at 1:13pm
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James Hays, Manning assistant professor of computer science at Brown University, has been awarded a fellowship grant by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Hays was recognized for his work in computer graphics, computer vision and computational … more
Amanda daCunha, marketing coordinator at Howley Bread Group – a Panera Bread franchisee – recently received the Tom Howley Community Award for her work with the Ryan's Hope Foundation. DaCunha is not new to the fundraising scene. While she was … more
Jeanne Sherman recently received the Veterans of Foreign Wars Community Service Award. Sherman currently provides therapy for military and veterans' families through Family Service of Rhode Island. Sherman has also led a community drive to collect … more
Dave McLaughlin, co-founder and executive director of Clean Ocean Access, was recently given the Alison J. Walsh Award for outstanding environmental advocacy by Save The Bay. Clean Ocean Access began as a grassroots movement in 2006, after local … more
Eileen Howard Boone is the senior vice president, corporate social responsibility and philanthropy at CVS Health and president of the CVS Health Foundation. After removing tobacco from nearly 8,000 CVS locations nationwide and implementing more health and wellness programs, the company was given the Workplace Hero award by the American Red Cross Rhode Island chapter. Under Boone’s leadership, CVS Health donated more than $6.5 million to Rhode Island nonprofit organizations last year. Other praised initiatives included the Totes of Hope Program, the CVS Charity Classic golf tournament and the CVS Health Emergency Response Team. Boone has held this role for a little over a year and she most recently served as CVS Health’s senior vice president of corporate communications and community relations. more
Christine Cunneen, of Hire Image LLC, was named 2014-15 chair of the board of directors of the National Association of Background Screeners. Cunneen began her career as a CPA for major companies, such as Barnes and Noble and ING. While she was pursuing her MBA, she had an accounting client for an investigative company. The company had noticed a demand for employment screening and Cunneen’s business proposal landed her a position as CEO to lead the employment-screening market. She later became the co-founder of Hire Image LLC, a nationwide background screening, employment-verification and drug-testing company. more
W. Frazier Bell has been named vice president and retail sales manager of BankNewport, where he will be responsible for business development, goal setting, sales and training for the bank's 15 branches. Bell joins the bank from Festival Ballet … more
Jill Soares, senior project manager at Hasbro Inc., has been awarded the Daily Point of Light Award by Points of Light for her work with the nonprofit organization, Birthday Wishes. Soares was introduced to Birthday Wishes through Hasbro's … more
Jamie Worrell, founder and president of GPS Investment Advisors, has been named to the 2015 Financial Times Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisors list. Worrell has been consistently recognized for his work, including being named one of the Top 100 … more
Tulay Lawton was recently promoted to general manager of the Savory Grape. Lawton grew up in Istanbul and she began cooking when she was 10. She arrived in the U.S. 13 years ago and started her own catering business, Tulay's Kitchen, which brought … more
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