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We are pleased to welcome Shelburne resident, Jonathan Harris and Charlotte resident, Nancy Winship Milliken. Both new board members are award winning and internationally celebrated artists and bring unique qualifications to the table. These two are joining the board at a very exciting time as the Shelburne Craft School looks to the future.

FreshTracks Capital has launched a new venture fund designed to heat up new business in Vermont.

Vermont International Film Foundation (VTIFF) is pleased to announce its officers and board members for 2017 and congratulates Paula Willoquet-Maricondi on being elected as President. Paula Willoquet-Maricondi is Dean of the Division of Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College.

VHB’s South Burlington office is proud to announce that Peter Smiar has been named Director of Land Development Services. Peter Smiar, PE, has been named Director of Land Development Services in VHB’s South Burlington, Vermont office.

VHB’s South Burlington office is proud to announce that Adam Goudreau recently passed the Professional Engineer exam. Adam Goudreau, a resident of Essex Junction, Vermont received his MS in Civil Engineering from the University of New Hampshire in 2013 and has over four years of transportation structural engineering and design experience.

Grant Butterfield from Nedde Real Estate represented the buyer, Jeff Peck of Peck Investment Properties, LLC, in the purchase of a 12 unit residential real estate property at 961-967 Mill Pond Road, Colchester. Steve Donahue represented the seller, RMPR, LLC. Photo (left to right): Jeff Peck (Peck Investment Properties, LLC) and Grant Butterfield (Nedde Real Estate).

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announced today that Rachel Carter of Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF), and Claudia Marshall of Gardener’s Supply Company have joined the organization’s board of directors. “We are thrilled to welcome these two forward-thinking, creative, businesswomen to our board of directors,” said VBSR’s executive director Jane Campbell.

Autumn Harp is pleased to announce that Ethan Alden-Danforth, PhD, has joined the company as vice president of research and development. Ethan comes to Autumn Harp from L’Oreal US, where he has most recently served as manager of the eye makeup lab, leading multiple teams of scientists to develop and commercialize new products for the global makeup market.

For the second time in two years, Vermont Creamery was recognized for superlative quality and responsible cheesemaking with a Good Food Award for its flagship aged goat cheese, Bonne Bouche. "It's a tremendous honor to be a Good Food Award recipient," said Allison Hooper, Co-Founder of Vermont Creamery.

Matt Cleare, CPA, CGMA has joined Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs as a Supervisor specializing in accounting, business management and strategy, tax, and finance. Matt graduated from Champlain College with a Bachelor degree in Business and Certificate of Advanced Accounting.

V/T Commercial is pleased to announce the addition of Kylie McKeever as a marketing intern. Kylie is a senior Champlain College student pursing a degree in business administration. She has diverse marketing experience and will be assisting the firm with all of its marketing and promotional efforts throughout her spring semester.