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The University of Vermont is elevating its growing array of courses, certificates, micro-credentials, and other programs that serve the state’s workforce with the appointment of Jill Irvine, Ph.D., to an inaugural senior leadership role, Chief Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) Officer.

E4H Environments for Health Architecture has advanced Jeffrey Schantz, AIA, NCARB, as a Partner in the firm’s leadership. Jeff is the Director of the firm’s Health Science + Technology team, and is focused on expanding the portfolio of health sciences and technology clients.

Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) announced the hire of a new Chief Medical Officer, Nejat Zeyneloglu, MD, MBA, FHM following an extensive national search.

Zeyneloglu has held various leadership positions for more than a decade, most recently as department chair of medicine at Woodhull Medical Center, a 323-bed community teaching hospital in Brooklyn.

Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP is pleased to announce that Wendy E. Radcliff and Matthew A. Zidovsky have joined the firm as its newest associates.

Norwich University has two professors who are finalists, each for one of two ATHENA Awards, a statewide honor hosted by the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce, which announced the finalists Monday at a press conference.

Omega Optical Holdings, LLC (OOH or the Company), a leading precision optics platform backed by Artemis Capital Partners (Artemis), announced today that Justin Turner has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, effective October 1st. Mr. Turner brings more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience in the optics and photonics industry to the Company.

Lise Veronneau, of Burlington, has been named the new Honorary Consul of France to Vermont. The official conveyance was celebrated in a ceremony at Burlington City Hall, followed by a reception hosted by outgoing Honorary Consul of France to Vermont from 2008-2020, Ernie Pomerleau. Mayor Miro Weinberger along with French dignitaries were in attendance to honor both individuals.

TRORC is excited to announce that we hired a new Regional Planner, Steven Bauer! Steven will be working on a multitude of projects for our towns, including zoning bylaw development, state and local regulatory issues, and natural resource management. He is focused on building relationships through collaboration across a full range of stakeholders.

Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) is excited to announce that Kevin W.

New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) announced recently that Kara Danaher has joined the credit union as a Mortgage Loan Officer. Kara is a native Vermonter who graduated from the University of Vermont (UVM) with a degree in Education and a concentration in Mathematics.

Northeast Delta Dental announces the appointment of Ryan King as Director of Human Resources.  Ryan brings several years of experience as a strategic human resources leader, driving cultural transformation, engaging leaders and employees and improving operating efficiency.

Vermont Lt. Governor Molly Gray announces the hiring of incoming Chief of Staff, Andrew Gillespie. “I am pleased to welcome Andrew to the Lt. Governor’s Office and know his skills and background will serve Vermont well. I also want to thank Hazel Brewster for her tireless service to the Office and Vermont during these challenging times.