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Main Street Landing announces that in the spring of 2022, Joe Ryan will be retiring as MSL's Construction/Property Manager. Joe began working for Main Street Landing in 1996 and over the past 26 years he has been instrumental in helping to create over 250,000 square feet of built environment on the Burlington Waterfront.

At its Annual Meeting last month, the board of directors for the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) chose a new round of officers to lead organizational strategy and oversight. 

The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region, (VNAHSR), one of the state’s largest providers of skilled home health and hospice services, announced that Ann Pollock, RN, Jamie Rosploch, OT, and Janet Hodge, PT have successfully completed the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical exam and may now use the COS-C designation.

Paul Frank + Collins P.C. is pleased to announce that attorney David J. Angus, II has joined the firm and brought his captive insurance and transactional practice from The Angus Firm, PLC to team up with PF+C’s deep bench of business and captive insurance lawyers.

The Vermont Futures Project is pleased to announce that Kevin Chu has been hired as the organization’s new Executive Director. Kevin will lead the Vermont Futures Project and advance its mission of positioning the economy in the center of a statewide discussion about Vermont’s future.

The Stern Center for Language and Learning announces new employees and promotions of its staff, enhancing the nonprofit organization’s capacity to meet the needs of learners and educators through high-quality direct services and robust professional learning opportunities. 


O’Brien Shortle Reynolds & Sabotka, PC announces the recent acquisitions of two longtime and well  established local accounting firms. “Valente & Company and Stevens Wilcox Potvin Cassidy & Jakubowski  have both been acquired this year” says Managing Partner TJ Sabotka. “The acquisitions expand and  extend our capabilities.

OneCare Vermont is Vermont’s local, 501(c)(3) accountable care organization (ACO) that partners with health care providers to transform the state’s healthcare system. OneCare maintains a governance board that includes managers from throughout the state that represent the full continuum of care and consumers.

Experienced conservationist Kerry O’Brien has joined the Vermont Land Trust as Project Director for the Northeast Kingdom, the land trust announced today.

Venture 7 Advisors, a Burlington, Vermont-based merger and acquisition advisory firm with offices in New York and Massachusetts, announced the addition of Michael Kirchner as the fourth partner in its fast-growing practice. Michael brings an outstanding financial management background, business operations skills, and experience in negotiating complex merger/acquisition transactions.

Stride Creative Group, a full-service marketing agency in Burlington, announced the hiring of Alison DeFisher as Content Producer and Marketing Coordinator.

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce has hired Megan Sullivan as our Vice President of Government Affairs and Amelia Seman as our Government Affairs Specialist. The two new staff members will join the Vermont Chamber in December to grow our government affairs division at an important time.