Mack Molding, a leading custom plastics molder and supplier of contract manufacturing services, announced today additions to its senior staff with the appointments of Jessica Fredette as director of human resources and Joe Prandini as director of information technology. Both Fredette and Prandini have responsibilities for the Northern Division, reporting directly to President Jeff Somple.
Joe brings over 7 years of development and client service experience to Stride. With a degree from Champlain College, and extensive knowledge in web development, search engine optimization, analytics, and programming, he brings additional depth to the digital capabilities at Stride.
Stride Creative Group develops branding, design, and marketing solutions for businesses and organizations throughout Vermont and beyond.
Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) has announced Executive Director Lyle Jepson will be stepping down from his role leading the organization to assume a position at Vermont Technical College – and Tyler Richardson has been appointed interim executive director of REDC.
Jepson has served in dual roles as executive director of REDC and dean of entrepreneurial programs for Castleton University since December 2015. Starting in June, Jepson will take over as the director of the Career & Technical Teacher Education Program for Vermont Tech.
Channel 17/Town Meeting Television is pleased to announce that Dan Logan has been named Production/Channel Coordinator. Originally from Nova Scotia, Canada, Dan is a dual citizen who recently moved to Burlington to join the Channel 17 team. He has a background in television writing and producing, and spent the past eight years working in sports and reality and lifestyle TV and creating corporate videos, branded content, and commercials in Toronto.
Vermont Business Magazine The House today again failed to override Governor Phil Scott's budget veto. Needing 94 votes to override, the vote was 90-51, with nine absent. The roll call and comments by legislators are below. If a budget agreement is not resolved by July 1, state government will shut down. Governor Scott vetoed the new budget, H13, June 14.
Vermont Tech’s Office of Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) is proud to announce two recent hires to their staff. Lyle Jepson of Rutland has joined CEWD as the Director of the Vermont Career and Technical Teacher Education Program. Prior to joining Vermont Tech, Lyle was the Dean of Entrepreneurial Programs at Castleton University, which involved opening a Castleton Downtown Office in Rutland and overseeing activities for the Castleton Center for Schools.
Community College of Vermont (CCV) will receive a 30% increase in philanthropic support from the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation for academic year 2018-19. The College is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a total of $235,000 to support its work in four critical areas.
Wake Robin, Vermont’s first lifecare community, announced recently that Amy Caldwell has been hired as Director of Marketing and Resident Services. “We’re very fortunate to have Amy join our team,” says Wake Robin President and CEO Patrick McKee. “Her strong experience in marketing and development, and her dedication to community values, make her a perfect match for the marketing and resident services role.”
New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) has announced the winners of its 2018 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarships. Three scholarships of $3,000 each were awarded. This year’s winners are: Chiara Antonioli, a senior at Champlain Valley Union High School, will be attending the University of New Hampshire to study Animal Science; Nicholas Bouffard currently attends the University of Vermont and he is pursuing a degree in Neuroscience with a minor in Computer Science and Isabella Lopez is a senior at Colchester High School.
James J. Williams, CEO/CIO of Williams Financial, LLC, is pleased to announce that Tyler Cinelli, QPFC, MBA, has joined the firm as an Associate Financial Planner/Retirement Plan Specialist and will be working in the Albany, NY and Bennington, VT offices.