Laura Finaldi

Staff Writer
Laura Finaldi joined the Worcester Business Journal editorial team in December 2015. She covers health care, higher education and manufacturing. She previously interned at the Boston Globe and covered business and the town of Smithfield for the News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C. A graduate of Northeastern University, Laura came to Worcester from Brighton and in her free time can be found at the gym or at home watching any D.C.-based television show, like Scandal, House of Cards or the West Wing.


Crust's new owner seeks to elevate Worcester's bread game

As a first-time business owner, Alexis Kelleher has her sights set on maintaining the quality Crust has cultivated, and on selling to more area...

Great Wolf Lodge anchors Fitchburg's tourist economy

Since it opened in May 2014, the city of Fitchburg has generated nearly $2 million in hotel occupancy tax from Great Wolf Lodge, including just over...

Central Mass. companies embrace mindfulness programs

Central Mass. companies are embracing programs like meditation and present-moment awareness to increase health and productivity.

Howard turned Shirley manufacturer into global firm

Under Steve Howard's leadership, Bemis Associates has grown from a single facility in Shirley to an adhesive maker with a global presence that...

Strully grows NECC by running it like a traditional business

Vincent Strully Jr. could have never predicted that the nonprofit he founded would eventually become one of the leading autism education and research...

Anthes grew health nonprofit into a community force

Frances M. Anthes has made it her goal to provide everyone – regardless of economic status – with access to comprehensive health care.

Angelini connects the dots of Worcester's community

Over the course of his 50 years in Worcester, Michael P. Angelini has had his hands in a lot of different ventures.

Psychemedics ends 2016 with 45% revenue growth

Revenues at Psychemedics, a hair-based drug testing company, grew by 45 percent for the full year 2016, and by 75 percent in the fourth quarter...

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