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Coghlin Cos. is constantly fostering the most cutting-edge technologies, but its leader, Chris Coghlin, has never lost sight of his great-grandfather’s humble beginnings and puts building relationships with both clients and employees, known as
In January, Dixon was named a 2024 presidential scholar, among 60 nationwide to participate in the ninth class of the leadership program collectively put on by the presidential centers for Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George Bush, and
The last 12 months have been strong for the YMCA of Central Massachusetts. Under Connell’s leadership, membership has surpassed pre-pandemic levels, even with the challenge of finding enough workers to employ in this growing organization.
Construction is a business that makes certainty out of uncertainty, says Anthony Consigli.
During her three years at Big Brothers Big Sisters, Connie Askin has overseen some major transitions for the nonprofit including a physical move from the organization’s previous Worcester location in the Denholm Building to its new home on Chestnut
To be a true force in the Central Massachusetts economy, you need to understand the community your business operates in and develop ways to improve that community to the mutual benefit of its population and your bottom line. Each of the 2024 WBJ
In 2017, WBJ created its Hall of Fame to honor those professionals who made significant contributions to the economy and community. With the induction of the Class of 2024, the WBJ Hall of Fame has grown to 28 members.
Professionals are being hired and promoted at Central Massachusetts businesses like Geisel Software, Shepherd & Goldstein, Cornerstone Bank, and Consigli Construction.
Resilience is imperative to entrepreneurship, no matter what the industry, says Kevin Holmes.
Like his father, Warner Fletcher is heavily involved in the giving community, serving as chair of three of the city’s largest grant-making foundations, helping to manage more than $370 million in assets.
Central Massachusetts professionals are getting hired and promoted at Saint Vincent Hospital, AAFCPAs, the Milford Physician Group, and the Telegram & Gazette.
Greater Worcester nonprofits will soon receive a helping hand, as the Greater Worcester Community Foundation is relaunching full programing from its Nonprofit Support Center with a $1-million investment over the next three years.
The Worcester Guardian online news site, which was founded by the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, has received tax-exempt status as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit from the U.S. Internal Revenue Services.
A culture-focused nonprofit has assumed ownership of the historic Hudson Armory, setting the stage for a renovation to see the space turned into a regional arts and entertainment destination.
The study of time is an important science people today don’t appreciate, said Robert Cheney, executive director of Grafton’s Willard House & Clock Museum.
For women workers especially, increased flexibility and remote work options have opened up new possibilities for balancing work and family responsibilities.
The Canal District has gone through a number of transitions over the last few decades. The neighborhood once had one of the higher poverty rates in Worcester when businesses like the Dive Bar moved in, followed by a number of locally owned restaurants and bars. Just over 10 years ago, the retail shop Crompton Collective started attracting a different crowd of people looking for unique goods. This eclectic mix of small businesses and a walkable, urban vibe attracted the owners of Pawtucket Red Sox to move their baseball team in 2021 to the newly developed $160-million Polar Park, the most expensive minor league baseball stadium ever built. That development is being followed by a wave of market-rate multifamily housing projects, which are at varying degrees of development.