Ocean State Innovations, a leading textile solutions provider, announced the appointment of Bryan Boulis as president.

Boulis has many years of diverse textile experience. Most recently, he served as managing director at 1947 LLC, a textile and brand management firm. Prior to that, he was senior vice president of sales at Duro Textiles, a textile dye and finishing company, and the president of Fairhaven Textiles, a textile converting firm. Boulis is a 1979 Graduate of Stonehill College.

“We look forward to continuing our commitment to our customers and our employees by offering textile solutions and a great place to work. Bryan’s experience developing unique solutions for our customers, combined with developing talent for our team, are critical parts of our future.” said Edward Ricci, Ocean State Innovations, CEO.

Ocean State Innovations’ continued strategic growth has received enthusiastic support from Praesidian Capital, which initially invested both first lien debt and equity in B&O/OSI.

“Since our initial investment, B&O/OSI has continued to provide premiere textile products and customer service,” said Jason Drattell, the founding partner of Praesidian. “We are pleased with Bryan’s appointment as President, and we anticipate continued success in the coming years as management executes on their strategic vision.”

More information is available at osinnovate.com.