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Kelly Dodge, a former nonprofit executive with over 17 years of direct experience, has launched a new consulting firm called Apex Nonprofit Solutions. Serving the New England area, Apex Nonprofit Solutions provides expertise in fundraising counsel and nonprofit organizational management.

 US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants’ (USCRI) Board of Directors and staff are pleased to welcome new board member Katharine Laud of Vermont. USCRI protects the rights and addresses the needs of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide and supports their transition to a dignified life.

SymQuest Group, Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA, Inc, and regionally based IT and office technology provider, recently announced the addition of Roy Skorstad and Justin Smith to its Network Operations Team.

Norwich University officials have named Lieutenant Colonel Michael S Titus, US Army (Retired), as new commandant of cadets, a uniformed position at the rank of colonel, Vermont State Militia. Titus assumed responsibility for the Office of the Commandant and the Corps of Cadets on Aug 8, 2017. Titus brings significant military and higher education experience to the post.

TPW Real Estate continues to grow as they add new agent Andie Fusco to their team.

Vanessa Chaffee has been named Employee of the Month for July, 2017 at Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC). Chaffee is the Lead Secretary for the Primary Care Clinic. “Vanessa is such an asset to Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center,” said Chaffee’s supervisor, Heather Rumrill. “She willingly takes on difficult tasks and turns them into challenges.

Paul Frank + Collins PC is pleased to announce that attorney Mark G Hall has been named a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only.

Main Street Alliance of Vermont (MSA-VT) announced Wednesday that Kyle Martel has joined the organization as they continue to elevate the voices of small business owners on important public policy issues in Vermont. Martel steps into the communications associate role at MSA-VT with nearly a decade of experience working in the Vermont media and political landscape.

Melissa and Bill Shahady sold The Drink Bar, St Paul Street, Burlington to Anthony Santaniello of Essex Junction. Brad Worthen, Pomerleau Real Estate represented the Shahady's and Peter Yee, Yellow Sign Commercial represented Santaniello in the transaction. 

Pictures left to right: Worthen, Mellissa and Bill Shahady, Santaniello and his son Frankie and Yee.

MDVIP, the national leader in affordable personalized healthcare, announced today that Samuel R Stoyak, MD, has opened an MDVIP-affiliated primary care practice in South Burlington, Vermont, to deliver a better healthcare experience with an emphasis on prevention, not just the treatment of illness.

Ruth M Thomson, DO, MBA, has been named Medical Director for the soon-to-be-opened Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care, and Director of Hospice Services in the Section of Palliative Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) Medical Center in Lebanon.

Dr Melissa Farrall, Program Manager for Evaluation at the Stern Center for Language and Learning recently delivered the keynote address at the 22nd Annual State Dyslexia Summer Institute in Hurst, Texas.