2011 Business Excellence Awards

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BEA sponsors Ted Larson, Jerry Pollock, and Joe Nero from USI Insurance
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Mark Meiklejohn and Will Tsonos from Bank Rhode Island, a sponsor of the Business Excellence Awards, with Mike Kennally, Citizens Bank
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Chris Santilli, Providence Business News, Kristen Fraser, KPMG, Rick Simone, Bella Consulting & Events, and Melissa Darigan, Partridge Snow & Hahn, LLP
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Tracey Tavares, LGC&D, Christine Cuneen, Hire Image, and Martha Hultzman, LGC&D
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Diane Fasching, Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island, Donna Gouveia, Visiting Nurse Service of Greater RI, and Diane Franchitto, President of Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island
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Joe Servant, Jeff Minuto, and Deb Ruggieri from USI Insurance were sponsors of the evenings celebrations
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GTECH Communications staff Angela Geryak Wiczek, Elena Chiaradio, and Annette Viera
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Jose-Marie Griffiths, Raymond Fogarty, and Sam Beldona, Bryant University, with Joe Nero, USI Insurance, and Ellen Hudon
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The staff from BEA sponsor, Tufts Health Plan
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Todd Flaherty (third from left), President and CEO of the College Crusade of Rhode Island, with his staff. They were presented with the award for Business Excellence at a Not-for-Profit Organization
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Steve Durkee, Cornish Associates, Lisa Carnevale, Myranda Group, and Libby Slader, Libby Slader Interior Design, enjoying their conversation with other guests
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David Gilden (center), from Partridge Snow &Hahn, LLC with Chris Santilli and Roger Bergenheim from Providence Business News
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Harvey Lee, COX Business, and Roger Bergenheim, Providence Business News enjoying their time and sharing a laugh during the cocktail hour
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John Bowen, Chancellor of Johnson & Wales University, stands with Kathleen Harney, Johnson & Wales University, and Esta and Gerald Cohen from Bryant University’s Chafee Center
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Head table at the 11th Annual Business Excellence Awards
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Joseph MarcAurele, President and CEO of the Washington Trust Company, accepts his award as the 2011 honoree for Corporate Citizenship
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Gene Valicenti is quite the comedian! He had the crowd in constant laughter while serving as Master of Ceremonies
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Merril Sherman, President and CEO at Bank RI with Roger Bergenheim of Providence Business News
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Gene Valicenti shakes hands with some of the evening's sponsors
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Providence Business News John Bowen, Chancellor of Johnson & Wales University, made an inspiring speech to the crowd as the evenings Keynote Speaker
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Merril Sherman, President and CEO at Bank RI
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Giovanni Feroce, CEO of Alex and Ani, and Carolyn Rafaelian, Alex and Ani's Owner and Designer, accept the award for Business Excellence at a Mid-size Company from Roger Bergenheim.
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Roger Bergenheim (center), Publisher at Providence Business News, congratulates Dr. Jon Elion and Mary Cooper from ChartWise Medical Systems on their award for Entrepreneurship
Posted 11/17/11

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