Providence Business News has announced its winners for its second annual 25 Leaders & Achievers Awards program honoring local business leaders (view winners).

The individuals chosen for this year’s program were selected from a large pool of nominees based on their leadership, achievements and longstanding commitment to commitment to the business community, as well as a sustained demonstration of leading others, community service and mentoring in the region. The executives honored in this year’s program work in various industries and sectors, including health care, government, nonprofit, real estate, finance and manufacturing.

Each honoree will be profiled in an upcoming special section as part of PBN’s Aug. 21-27 digital edition. The virtual ceremony honoring the 25 individuals will be held Aug. 20.

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