Does the Fed Contribute to Inequality?
Analyst and author Karen Petrou questions the unintended consequences of the Federal Reserve’s monetary and regulatory policies on the American economy, financial system and workers.
A Family Legacy Built in Stone
Heather Quintal is the fifth generation in her family to work with stone.
An Appetite for New Restaurant Designs
Dyer Brown’s restaurant practice has a long list of reservations. The Boston-based architecture firm recently completed projects for Red Heat Tavern’s newest location
A New Leadership Role for CRE Industry Voice
Tamara Small has been the commercial real estate industry’s leading voice on Beacon Hill in her role as senior vice president of government affairs for NAIOP Massachusetts.
No Slowing Down
When he was in college three decades ago, Dave Dirubbo dreamed of building the small construction company he started with his brother Anthony into a thriving business. But after he was diagnosed with stage IV lymphoma, those dreams were put on hold.
Helping Financial Institutions Find Creative Health Care Solutions
Health care costs are rising and companies are getting creative if they want to provide the most comprehensive plans for their employees in a cost-efficient manner.
Bringing Foodie Crazes to the National Stage
Jessica Curtis helps small restaurant groups make the leap to the national stage. Curtis was recently named co-leader of CBRE’s U.S. restaurant practice, where she specializes in emerging concepts.
Celebrating Asian Women and Addressing Challenges in the Workplace
Eastern Bank last month hosted an event called the Asian American Women Leaders of Massachusetts to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The goal was to celebrate Asian women in the workplace, while also examining challenges the group faces, such as pay equity, leadership opportunities and a lack of support for small business owners. Eastern’s Senior Vice President Yongmei Chen, a team leader of the bank’s community development lending group, is one of the employee leaders that made the women leaders event possible.
Saving Paper with Paper
With all of the expenses banks and credit union rack up just to cover the cost of doing business, it’s hard to consider paper as a huge driver. But it is.
Digital Matchmaker Pairs Mortgage Seekers with Trusted Lenders
As the head of residential lending at Arlington, Massachusetts-based Leader Bank from 2010 to 2015, Patrick Boyaggi was responsible for close to 30,000 transactions worth over $11 million. Naturally, when it came time to purchase his own home, the Bates College alumni used his insider knowledge to get his family excellent terms on their mortgage.