Amica Insurance

Amica Mutual Insurance Company (Amica Mutual), the oldest mutual insurer of automobiles in the U.S., was founded in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1907. Amica’s corporate headquarters moved to Lincoln, Rhode Island, in 1994, and the company now has 44 offices and more than 3,700 employees nationwide.

Amica Mutual is a national direct writer of auto, home, marine and umbrella insurance, and life insurance is available through Amica Life Insurance Company (Amica Life), a wholly owned subsidiary.
Customer service is a top priority at Amica, and its mission is to create peace of mind and build enduring relationships. This mindset has led to 48 J.D. Power awards for customer service since 2000. 

Additionally, A.M. Best, a leading insurance rating agency and the nation’s authority on insurance company financial stability, has given the financial strength rating of A+ (Superior) to both Amica Mutual and Amica Life. 

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is proud to be a leader in buying from Rhode Island businesses, and we are honored to lend our support to the Governor's initiative. 
50% of our vendors are local, and by purchasing local goods and services we put $34 million annually into the state's economy. When we invest locally, the Rhode Island economy improves, and a stronger economy is good for the health of all our communities.
Additionally, we continually seek to grow and develop our base of woman- and minority-owned suppliers to ensure that it is representative of our community, our members, and our employees.



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Care New England

Care New England is an integrated health care system that includes Butler, Kent and Women & Infants hospitals, VNA of Care New England, and The Providence Center.

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General Dynamics Electric Boat

Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 45 office locations worldwide with its headquarters in Providence, Rhode Island. Gilbane has built some of the most complex and celebrated construction projects in the nation. Gilbane’s Providence location employs over 370 people who deliver a full range of preconstruction and construction services to public, commercial, and institutional clients. As the largest providers of construction services in the state, we also bring a depth of national experience blended with a local presence and established relationships with subcontractors, suppliers, and local building officials allowing us to expedite construction services. The future looks bright as our professionals are dedicated to mentoring the next generation of builders through the ACE Mentor program, several local higher education intern partnerships and the PrepareRI High School Internship Program. For more information on Rhode Island operations, visit Gilbane Building Company’s Rhode Island page.

Lifespan is Rhode Island’s largest health system and private employer, consisting of Rhode Island Hospital and its Hasbro Children’s Hospital, The Miriam Hospital, and Bradley Hospital – teaching hospitals of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University – as well as Newport Hospital and Gateway Healthcare. Based in Providence, the $2.4-billion, not-for-profit organization is renowned for its cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and pediatrics, among many other specialties. Its teaching hospitals are among the top recipients in the country of research funding from the National Institutes of Health. In all, the hospitals receive more than $80 million in external research funding annually.

Rhode Island School of Design

Known as the leading college of art and design in the US, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD, pronounced “RIZ-dee”) is ranked #1 in Business Insider’s survey of The World’s 25 Best Design Schools. Approximately 2,450 students from around the world are enrolled in full-time bachelor’s or master’s degree programs in a choice of 19 majors. Students value RISD’s accomplished faculty of artists and designers, the breadth of its specialized facilities and its hands-on approach to studio-based learning. Required courses in the liberal arts enrich the studio experience, equipping graduates to make meaningful contributions to their communities. Through their creative thinking and problem solving in a broad range of fields, RISD’s 27,000 alumni exemplify the vital role artists and designers play in fueling global innovation. Founded in 1877, RISD and the RISD Museum help make Providence, RI among the most culturally active and creative cities in the region. For more information, visit and

Roger Williams University

At Roger Williams University, we are inspired by our namesake and guided by our vision to create civic-minded scholars that dedicate their knowledge and skills toward creating meaningful change in local communities and around the globe. As a private university with a public purpose, we channel our collective effort toward a singular goal – to strengthen society through engaged teaching and learning. Across two campuses, on seaside Bristol, R.I., and in Providence’s thriving downtown, we offer our 6,000 students a comprehensive range of majors, from a traditional liberal arts education to professional studies, integrated with hands-on learning experiences and real-world opportunities. We are home to the state’s only law school, and offer a variety of graduate degrees and continuing studies programs. 

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