Joe O'Shea

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Mondor’s Midas Touch Transforms PawSox into Major Minor League Success Story

After amassing a fortune as a bankruptcy turnaround expert, Ben Mondor was lured out of an early retirement by a former Boston Brave to rescue the then-Rhode Island Red Sox. After some tactical business maneuvering, the Pawtucket Red Sox were born, and Mondor and lieutenant Mike Tamburro went on to build one of minor-league baseball's greatest franchises.

Palm's Pilots Help Drive Palm Economy

Although most Palm Pilots have been relegated to the Handheld Hall of Fame in recent years, there are several, different, Palm pilots who are still helping to drive the Palm Economy in Santa Clara. These new pilots – people like David Creemer, Hugh Thompson, Carl Yankowski and Lloyd Evans – all have their hands full pushing Palms out the door, but they still manage to find a few hours a month to engage in their other passion -- flying.

Innovative Bank-Treasury Partnership has Changed how America Does Business

Launched last fall, the Internet Payment Platform (IPP) promises to be a groundbreaking Web-based tool that makes it much easier for federal agencies and their vendors to conduct business. While streamlining the order-to-payment cycle is an innovative effort for the U.S. Treasury, which owns the platform, what wasn’t so groundbreaking was the longstanding partnership that produced this evolving electronic marketplace.
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