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Northern Power Systems, Inc. (, a next-generation wind turbine company and leading manufacturer of community wind turbines, today announced it named Parthiv Amin President of Community Wind. Mr.

Curtis Trousdale Broker/Owner of Attacca Realty, was recently recognized as a graduate and class spokesperson for the NVBR Evelyn Biddle Leadership Development Program. The goal of this program is to support Realtor participation in the overall growth and professionalism of the real estate profession.

BioTek Instruments is pleased to announce that Mr. Sean Jordan has accepted the position of Service Director at the company. Mr. Jordan’s responsibilities will include supporting all of BioTek’s customers and distribution partners in service, technical support, technical training and more.

Von Bargen’s Jewelry of Burlington, Vermont announced today the appointment of Phillip Bosen to the position of Team Leader & Director of Training. A Virginia native, Mr. Bosen served for the last 10 years with Fink’s Jewelers in Virginia and North Carolina.

Bret Williams, President and CEO of Green Mountain Beverage, producers of Woodchuck Draft Cider in Middlebury, Vermont, announces the following changes in the marketing department: Bridget Blacklock, the Marketing Manager for the past six years, has been promoted to the role of Marketing Director.

KeyBank announces the addition of two employees to the Key Private Bank group. Christopher Venner of South Burlington is a Key Private Bank Relationship Manager. He provides credit and banking solutions to assist clients in growing their financial wealth. Venner worked for Key's Commercial Mortgage Group in Boston prior to joining the Key Private Bank group in Vermont.

Lee Ann Lee, Vermont Public Television's vice president for marketing and development, has announced she will retire from the statewide public television network on March 31, 2010.

The Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center is excited to celebrate, in 2010, some very special service anniversaries. This year five of our team members will be celebrating their 20th year of service with the hotel and our longest tenured associate her 25th.

Travel Leaders- Child Travel/Albany Travel recently hired John W. Weidman as Business Development Manager. With over 20 years of experience in the travel industry, Weidman will be calling on area businesses in the Capital District area in Albany as well as in Vermont to offer corporate travel planning and management services.

Green Mountain Children$B!G(Js Museum (GMCM) is pleased to announce the addition of Vicki Hayes to its Board of Directors.

Certified Project Management Professional® and Productivity Trainer Catherine Matosky ( has been chosen to present at the National Association of Professional Organizers' annual conference in Ohio this spring. Over 1000 conference attendees are expected.

Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP (GFC) is pleased to announce that Keith R. Phelan, CPA has accepted the position of Senior Accountant in the firm’s Tax Practice. Keith received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and his Masters of Business Administration from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.