Profiles in Business

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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust: Achieve your financial goals faster

We are here to help you reach your financial goals. We believe in finding the right solutions for your unique needs and are committed to delivering the best banking experience possible. That’s why we offer:

• Flexible lending solutions with local decisions and quick response times

• Treasury services, including cash management and credit card processing

• State of the art tools to help you manage your finances

• Unique checking accounts with great rates and rewards

• CashBack Rewards debit Mastercard®, with Card Control app

Community College of Vermont: Your partner in workforce education

CCV’s workforce programs are managed by dedicated professionals focused on helping Vermont businesses craft sound workforce development strategies and build upon existing successes.

Our registered apprenticeships are designed to develop highly skilled, highly productive employees, leading to lower recruitment costs, increased workplace safety, and enhanced employee retention and job satisfaction.

Community Health Centers of Burlington improves the health of all within the communities we serve

Our Mission

The mission of the Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB) is to improve the health of all within the communities we serve. We are dedicated to providing exceptional medical, dental and behavioral health care with respect and compassion, regardless of financial status or life circumstance.


Davis & Hodgdon: How Has the New Tax Law Impacted YOU and YOUR Business?

Now is the time to take action if you have not yet addressed the impact of the tax law changes on your business. Perhaps the most crucial changes in the new law pertains to the Qualified Business Income Deduction (QBID). A focus on the QBID should be included in every business owner’s tax planning strategy. Most significantly, you may need to take a closer look at your taxable income, compensation structure and business structure sooner rather than later.

DEW Construction: Building what matters most


DEW Construction was founded on the guiding principle to deliver the best in client-focused services in the market. Twenty-two years later, our locations in VT and NH provide us with the agility and wide-ranging capabilities to conveniently serve clients throughout the northeast. Our success is led by our focus on



NBT Bank Celebrates 10 Years of Service, Growth in Vermont

NBT Bank began to serve the New England region in 2009 with the opening of its Vermont Regional Headquarters in Burlington. Since then, the bank expanded in New England through organic growth and acquisitions. Now NBT Bank has approximately 170 employees and $1.6 billion in loans in the region, as well as locations in five states, including Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Connecticut.


Working on Energy Projects? Let’s be proactive together

Early Involvement of Legal Counsel Pays Dividends for Energy Clients


Knowledge of the Market’s Policy and Financial Outlook is Key to Informed Decision Making

Working with an experienced attorney can pay long term dividends for private sector energy clients embracing clean energy sources. Given the market’s rapid technological advances and frequent regulatory changes, finding an experienced partner should be a priority for any residential and utility scale energy player.


rbTechnologies continues to build upon a very successful foundation

rbTechnologies continues to enjoy steady growth year after year. We believe our values as people and as a company, along with focus to constantly augment our operations, are main factors in achieving sustained growth. rbTechnologies strives to be a place where people want to work, as we create another new engineering position to add to our team.

Spates Construction: Celebrating 45 Years of Construction

Spates Construction Inc. is a family business that was started in 1974 by Frank and Jeannette Spates. It remains a family owned company to this day, when, in 2001, they turned the reigns over to their sons Grant, Dana and Lee. For the past 45 years, Spates Construction has concentrated on commercial construction. They build schools, churches, office buildings, residences, retail stores, manufacturing plants and recreational centers. These projects take them to sites in both Vermont and New Hampshire.

Standing Out Online

Are you a professional, entrepreneur, speaker, coach or author who wants to stand out online, so you become a recognized authority in your industry and marketplace? In today’s digital world, personal branding isn’t optional.


Photo: Kate Paine, Founder and President.

The Tech Group is one of Vermont's premier MSP/IT service companies

The Tech Group is one of Vermont's premier MSP/IT service companies, providing hands on care to its broad customer base throughout the State of Vermont. Tech Group recently celebrated its thirteenth year in business in October. Owner Steve Loyer has worked hard to grow the business while also honoring its founding principle: 'The Human Side of IT'. In other words, in this rapidly changing world of information technology, Tech Group believes the basic human principal of personal touch, open communication, and hands on care for its customers is paramount.

Unsworth LaPlante, PLLC: Peace of Mind For Your Family And Loved Ones

Help protect your Employees and Clients: Call to set up your Free Estate Planning Seminar at your Office

Stephen A. Unsworth and Ellen B. LaPlante focus exclusively on Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Medicaid Planning. Unsworth LaPlante is the only Vermont member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. Stephen and Ellen are also members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and Ellen currently serves on the Board of the Vermont Chapter.

Vermont Hempicurean: Keeping it local and "Simply Hemp"

Our Mission

Our goal is to enlighten and engage people in the potential of hemp solutions for ourselves, and our shared planet. In doing so, we hope to facilitate a new market that allows rural farmers to prosper, and our communities to reap the benefits of hemp. We have curated a collection of high quality Vermont CBD products in one location to enable you to find the perfect solution for your needs. Keeping it local and “Simply Hemp”.


VT ESGR: With our Sincerest Thanks to These Supportive Vermont Employers

To All Vermont Employers Who Have Supported Vermont’s Citizen Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Marines and their Spouses during this past year,

We extend special thanks to these supportive Vermont employers, agencies and individuals who received special recognition through an ESGR award in 2019.


Alliance Mechanical – Jason Patnaude    Essex Junction

Alliance Mechanical – Julia Richardson    Essex Junction