Professional education can be a confidence builder May 2015

Richard L. Botham, a partner at the Providence-based Yarlas, Kaplan, Santilli, & Moran, Ltd., is “as Rhode Island as they get,” spending his childhood in Warwick, where he, his wife and two children call home today.  



Jeff Barba: CFO for Hire Feb 2015

A native Rhode Islander, Jeff Barba graduated from Rhode Island College and earned an MBA from Providence College. After gaining several years of experience at a public accounting firm, and a stint in the private sector, he opened Barba & Associates in his hometown of Warwick.



For this CPA, cooking farm fresh products is the ultimate release Nov 2014

A native Rhode Islander, Katie Kloss grew up in Cumberland and now lives in Lincoln with her husband, two children and the family dog.



Lessons of resiliency from Newport’s tourist-dependent economy Aug 2014

A native Rhode Islander, Laura H. DaLomba grew up in a foster home in Woonsocket.  Both of DaLomba’s birth parents struggled with health issues, so her mother’s best friend and husband became foster parents to her and her two brothers.



Early Experiences Eased Transition from Public to Private Accounting Mar 2014

A native Rhode Islander, Frank J. Tillinghast grew up in West Greenwich and graduated from Bishop Hendricken High School, where he played hockey. 



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