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Attorney Miriam Ross, Elected Vice President of the Rhode Island - Israel Collaborative (RIIC)

The Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC), a not-for-profit, 501(c)(6) organization that promotes business, academia and research between Israel and Rhode Island has announced the election by the board on September 29th of Attorney Miriam Ross as the 2nd Vice President of the organization in addition to Jeffrey Brier. Attorney Ross joined the board in September 2020 and is a key partner in the success of the organization.

"We are very excited that Miriam Ross was promoted to Vice President. During the last year, she has added invaluable knowledge and strength to the Rhode Island Israel Collaborative (RIIC). Congratulations to Miriam on behalf of myself and the board and I am sure in the coming years, she will continue to be a big part of the organization and its mission to continue to grow the relationship between Israel and Rhode Island in business, academia and research." - Avi Nevel, CEO and founder of the RIIC.

Miriam A. Ross, Esq. is a business attorney, business advocate and community leader with extensive experience in industry, business law and compliance. Miriam is the recipient of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2012 Women in Business, Champion of the Year for New England and Rhode Island. She is also an Achievement Honoree, 2012 Business Women Awards sponsored by Providence Business News. Miriam was voted Second Place for the best attorneys in the State of Rhode Island in the 2017 Providence Journal’s Reader’s Choice Awards and she has been nominated again for 2018 awards.

For 25 years Miriam was an in-house attorney, working for Textron Inc. as Corporate/Group Counsel providing advice and counsel on domestic and international business and commercial transactions, and business ethics and compliance. Miriam then joined GTECH Corporation (n/k/a IGT Corporation) as Assistant General Counsel and Director of Global Compliance where she managed the global compliance program, outside legal counsel in 83 jurisdictions, and was principal legal advisor for the Latin American region. To read more .

The Rhode Island Israel Collaborative (RIIC) is looking to expand their board. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact us at


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