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Meghan Jaird, a Burlington resident and 2010 graduate of Saint Michael's College, was named Admission Counselor for Saint Michael’s, starting this month. Ms. Jaird was Assistant Director of National Service Programs for the Washington County Youth Service Bureau, an AmeriCorps program, from 2011 to the present.

John Lunny, senior vice president of network planning and engineering for FairPoint Communications, has been promoted to chief technology officer, leading the company’s technology organization.

Tom Torti, President of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce announced staff changes that further the Chamber’s mission to advocate for a thriving private sector economy and to serve its member businesses across Vermont.

Martin Hahn, Executive Director of non-profit organization Community Capital of Vermont, proudly announces the hiring of Aaron Krone as its newest loan officer.

Catherine Burns recently joined HowardCenter as the Director of Evaluation and Outcomes for HowardCenter Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Burns attended Skidmore College and the University of Colorado. She is a Licensed Psychologist-Doctorate and has a Ph.D. from the University of Vermont.

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB) announces that Adam Goudreau has joined the firm as a Structural Engineer in the Transportation Engineering group.

Bouchard-Pierce is excited to introduce our new kitchen designer! Michelle Lambert has 10 years of experience in kitchen, bath and home design. Michelle grew up in northern New Hampshire but fell in love with Vermont while she was earning her degree in architecture from Norwich University. She married Vermont native Adam Lambert and made central Vermont her permanent home.

Okemo Mountain Resort’s Tim and Diane Mueller are pleased to announce the promotion of Eb Kinney to Director of Mountain Operations. As the Resort’s newest member of the Division Manager Team, Kinney is replacing Barry Tucker, who retired in August.

NBT Financial Group Market Manager Christopher Quintin announces that Sean P. Grattan, an LPL financial advisor at NBT Financial Services in Burlington, VT, was recognized as a top financial advisor and named to the LPL Financial Freedom Club.

Vermont Tech is pleased to announce the hire of Leandre Waldo-Johnson as the college’s new Associate Director of Communications, Development and Marketing. Joining Vermont Tech most recently from RunVermont where she served as Director of Communications, Waldo-Johnson will begin work this fall to lead the college’s marketing initiatives.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Friday afternoon officially announced that a key economic development aide to Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has been named to be USDA’s new State Director for Vermont and New Hampshire for Rural Development.

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce has announced recent key staff changes that further the overall mission of the Chamber to help Vermont businesses thrive.
Tori Ossola will join the Vermont Chamber as Vice President of Tourism, and beresponsible for producing the Vermont Chamber’s print and digital tourism materials.