Kristen Carbone

Kristen Carbone

Kristen Carbone is committed to making the lives of the people around her more comfortable, fulfilling and beautiful. After a decade long career working in curatorial departments in Museums across New York and New England she founded Brilliantly, a platform dedicated to meeting the long term, quality of life issues…

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Katharine McKee

Katharine McKee

After a 13 year career building out digital commerce capability across pillars such as CPG, FMCG, Luxury, Beauty and Apparel, Katharine McKee founded Morphology Consulting, a digital commerce consultancy that uses algorithmic structure to optimize a company’s strategy to gain them profitable, exponential growth. Katharine is a leader in ecommerce…

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James Crosson

James Crosson

James Crosson is a registered representative at Lincoln Financial Securities Corp., Member SIPC located at 809 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown, RI. He is a veteran in the financial services industry with more than 30 years of experience in the field. For about 15 years, James Crosson taught investment courses at the…

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Matthew Bussard

Matthew Bussard

Matthew Bussard is a financial services broker offering support to Medicare users in Rhode Island. He is passionate about creating a difference in his clients’ lives by helping them enroll in Medicare with professionalism and care. Mr. Bussard volunteers with Medicare recipients at his local health clinic, providing efficient, continual…

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Nicole Ketchum

Nicole Ketchum

Don’t worry so much — dream big and often and focus on where you want to go. You will get there. Nicole Ketchum is an entrepreneur and product designer who started her entrepreneurial career in 2008. After years of working for others, she created a modern décor line of acrylic…

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Lydia Klufas

Lydia Klufas

Take more risks so you never have any regrets, and appreciate the value of prior achievements.   Dr. Lydia L. Klufas grew up in Bridgewater, New Jersey. She attended the University of London as well as Case Western Reserve University and graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in chemistry….

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David Grislis

David Grislis

Follow-up is crucial. Always get back to your customers with the information they requested as quickly as you can.   David Grislis is the founder and principal of both RG Enterprises, a firm that provides private driving instruction for military contractors, and DJG Textile Sales Corp, which markets textile products…

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Katherine Firestone

Katherine Firestone

Keep your brain healthy, productive, creative, and efficient by taking 5-10 minute breaks every hour.”   Fireborn Institute is a non-profit that provides parents with practical and easy-to-remember strategies to help their children in school. Through our lectures, podcasts & handouts, we coach parents on topics such as helping with…

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Michael and Michelle Lefrancois – Co-Founders of Wingerz

Michael and Michelle Lefrancois - Co-Founders of Wingerz

The strongest trees in the forest aren’t those trees which are most protected. The strongest trees are the ones which must struggle against the elements and other trees and surmount them against the odds to survive. Ever pass up a delicious buffalo wing or BBQ rib because you were worried…

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Michael Roberto – Author of Why Great Leaders

Michael Roberto - Author of Why Great Leaders

[quote style=”boxed”]I read a ton, and I don’t just read business books. I try to read broadly, and to bring ideas from various fields to my study of leadership.[/quote] Michael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Program Innovation at Bryant University in Smithfield,…

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