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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
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
Kristie L. McCann, a local author and an attorney at the Law Office of Kristie McCann, was recognized as a winner of the 2015 National Indie Excellence Awards in the children's nonfiction category for being both exciting and educational. McCann's … 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
Justin Savage, CEO of EveryBill in East Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his firm, which specializes in Web-based enterprise payment management software for companies, and how … 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
Eliza Squibb, executive director of the Global Alliance to Immunize against AIDS Vaccine Foundation, has taken an unlikely path with her fine arts education. While studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, Squibb became the first artist in residence at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, where she helped researchers develop visual tools in order to analyze cephalopod camouflage. Later, during a summer internship in Peru where she studied textile productio, Squibb noticed that the village’s vibrant prints told stories and had a social impact on the community. Her observation and interest in textiles brought her to Mali through GAIA, where she designed prints that were both eye-catching and informative in order to raise awareness of HPV. She holds a BFA from the RISD. more
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