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Dr. Justin Stinnett recently completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Fletcher Allen Health Care and has joined the Central Vermont Medical Center Hospitalist team.

John E. Wennberg, MD, MPH, founder of the Dartmouth Atlas, received the 2013 Esri Making a Difference Award at the plenary session of Esri’s annual International User’s Conference in San Diego.

Uni-World Capital has named Brian G. Walsh, 58, Chief Executive Officer of Pittsburgh Brewing Company, effective immediately. Walsh assumes the leadership position from Board member and interim CEO Rob Matteucci, who served in the role since May.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: BHLB) the parent company of Berkshire Bank, announced that Kevin P. Riley, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be resigning on July 12, 2013 to pursue another opportunity. The company has initiated a replacement search for this position.

Rutland - The ribbon is cut by Tim VanEpps, President, Sandri Sunoco during the Chamber Ribbon Cutting Celebration of their Grand Re-opening. Sandri Sunoco is located at 278 South Main St. in Rutland.
Dave Correll, Board of Directors, Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce
Marleen Cenate, President, Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce

The independent, non-partisan coalition Campaign for Vermont today announced the formation of a new Grassroots Advocacy Team.

John Taylor, Trail Programs Director with the Upper Valley Trails Alliance in Norwich, VT was awarded the 2012 David Kingsbury Smith Award from the Vermont Trails and Greenways Council.

Northwestern Medical Center is pleased to announce that Joel Benware accepted the position of Vice President of Information Systems and Compliance at the hospital.

Erin Fernandez, executive director of Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, recently announced the addition of two new staff members to her team. Kim Jackson has been named the new director of outreach and communications for the organization, the largest year-round disabled sports non-profit organization in Vermont.

Vermont author John Caruso received two coveted awards from the 2013 New York Book Festival, on June 21st in New York City. Caruso’s self-published young adult novel Hard Magic garnered a second-place award while his first novel, Lightbearer, took top honors in the Wild Card category.

Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) has hired Katie Titterton as its Communications Director. Titterton will manage and strengthen CLiF’s public relations and overall communications as well as the organization’s corporate and donor outreach. Before moving to Vermont in 2008, Titterton worked in the marketing department of non-profit publisher Beacon Press.

Competitive Computinghas announced the hiring of the following employees: