People In The News
One American dies every 32 seconds of cardiovascular disease, and disorders of the heart and blood vessels. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, costing society over $83.7 billion each year in health services, medications and lost work time due to disability.
St Michael’s College Senior Katherine Hackett has been recognized for service & engagement by Vermont Campus Compact and was also named a Newman Civic Fellow by national Campus Compact
Vermont Law School student Ben Leoni ’11 has been selected by the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement as a winner of the 2011 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards. Leoni is the first VLS student to win the award, which is the highest honor in legal writing in the United States.
Citizens Financial Group, Inc. has announced that Joseph Carelli, Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking, has been appointed President of Citizens Bank, New Hampshire and Vermont. Carelli, 52, will assume the role in June and succeed Cathy Schmidt, who has served as State President for five years. Carelli is based in Manchester.
Three new businesses launched this month by recent graduates of the Women’s Small Business Program, (WSBP). WSBP is one of several programs run by Mercy Connections whose mission is to nurture self-sufficiency through education, mentoring and community. According to program coordinator Ali Marchildon, these three new businesses are opening their doors in the toughest economy since the Great Depression by starting small, designing or bartering for their own websites, keeping low inventory, and basing year one operations out of their homes.
It has been announced that Thomas Christopher Greene, President of Vermont College of Fine Arts, has been appointed by Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin to serve on the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE).
The NEBHE was formed in 1955 by six New England governors with the goal to promote greater educational opportunities and services for the residents of New England. Each New England state is represented on the NEBHE by eight delegates – leaders of education, business, and government who are appointed by their states' governors and legislative leadership.
Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty has announced that Michaela Quinlan has joined the firm as a Realtor. Michaela grew up in Colchester and holds a Bachelor of Science from Champlain College. She is excited to begin her real estate career in a community she knows well. Michaela is an entrepreneur who thrives on building collaborative relationships and results. Over a decade ago, she created a home organization company assisting families to organize their home while building a stress free life. Creating relationships of trust and understanding has been core to her growth.
Rick Milliken, General Manager of the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton has announced that Danielle Burdick has been selected as Employee of the Year. Burdick joined the hotel in 2007 and is a Banquet Server. She was honored for exceptional guest service and meeting a high level of DoubleTree standards.
A native of Newport, VT, she attended Lyndon State College and has worked in the hospitality industry for a number of years. The DoubleTree offers 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space and is designated as a Green Hotel in the Green Mountain State.
TruexCullins Architecture and Interior Design has recently hired Toby Fuller, to assist in the completion of a range of ongoing architectural design projects. Originally from Chicago, IL, Fuller holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Architectural Engineering Technology from Vermont Technical College.
Long term Vermont resident and Cofounder of Elder Care Connections of VT, Nancy Scagnelli has received her Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® designation from the Society of Certified Senior Advisors. Founded in 1997, the Society of Certified Senior Advisors is an