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Anne O’Connor, MD, former assistant professor at Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, has joined Copley Hospital in Morrisville as medical director of the emergency department.
Kim Peake of Essex has been promoted to director of financial integrity at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, the state’s only local, nonprofit health plan.
Jason Vrooman, former chief curator and director of engagement, diversity, equity and inclusion at Middlebury College Museum of Art, has joined Shelburne Museum as the Stiller Family Foundation Director of Education.
Beth McCormack, interim dean of Vermont Law School, has been named to the dean's post on a permanent basis.
Maureen Golden has been named vice president and commercial loan officer at Community National Bank. She will work out of the bank's Burlington loan production office in the Hickok & Boardman building on Shelburne Road.
Vermont outdoor headwear and accessories brand Turtle Fur recently welcomed three new members to its executive team. They are CEO Jim Osgood (pictured), Chief Financial Officer Matt Glomski and Vice President of Marketing & E-communications Erika Canfield.
Lisa Kingsbury, associate director of planning at the University of Vermont, and Peter Dysart, an attorney at Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer, were elected in December to the Burlington Businesses Association Board of Directors.
United Way of Northwest Vermont, an organization dedicated to improving lives and advancing the common good in Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties, has hired Nicole Clements and Megan Kastner Hinesburg as resource coordinators for Working Bridges, a program designed to help workers keep and grow stable employment.
Scott Boardman, former chief operating officer at Hickok & Boardman Insurance Group, was elected to the board of directors at Union Mutual Fire Insurance and New England Guaranty Insurance at the companies’ annual meetings in March.
Laura Rice, former associate director at Women's Information Services, a New Hampshire-based nonprofit dedicated to ending gender-based violence, has been appointed executive director of the Children’s Literacy Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is to inspire a love of reading and writing among low-income, at-risk and rural children up to age 12 throughou
Clay Forgan has joined Century 21 MRC in St Albans as a realtor. Forgan, who grew up in the real estate business — his father being a broker himself — believes in building strong relationships with his clients.
Community College of Vermont student David Budnick has been named a 2023 New Century Transfer Scholar and will receive a $2,250 scholarship. He is the only New Century scholar to be selected from Vermont.