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The Vermont Pharmacists Association has honored three state residents for their commitment, professionalism and service to their profession:
Berkshire Bank, a community bank with branch locations in New England and New York, announced the hiring of two new specialists to the wealth management team. John Haley has been named senior vice president for client experience and business administration, and Anthony Segala was appointed vice president and relationship manager.
The Vermont operation of OneDigital, the nation's leading insurance brokerage, financial services and HR consulting firm, recently welcomed Jessica Amos as a benefits consultant. In this role, Amos will advise employers on choosing the benefits programs that will fuel business growth and best serve the needs of their employees.
Natália Bianchini, a Community College of Vermont student from Winooski, has been named a 2022 Phi Theta Kappa distinguished member. Distinguished members are selected for embodying the honor society's hallmarks of scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship.
Vermont Democrats are preparing for the upcoming election cycle with the hiring of Cameron McClimans as House campaign director. McClimans will be responsible for creating and implementing a campaign plan that includes fundraising, incumbent support and candidate recruitment.
Mary K Parent of St Johnsbury, a director in the business law group at the Vermont law firm Downs Rachlin Martin, has joined the board of directors of Union Bank.
The Vermont Community Foundation in Middlebury has filled two leadership positions with the hiring of Nancy Rowden Brock as vice president for finance and Holly Morehouse as vice president for grants and community impact.
The Addison County Economic Development Corporation recently approved four new members to its board of directors and elected a new executive team for the 2022-23 term. New members are Darcy Tarte, TD Bank; Christopher Lapierre, National Bank of Middlebury; Gina Larrow, Co-op Insurance Companies; and Jason Robart, Seae Ventures.
VEIC, a sustainable energy company based in Winooski, has hired Brian Kealoha as the organization’s first chief growth and impact officer.
Hazel Brewster of Stowe, director of public relations for the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, has been appointed by Governor Phil Scott to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women, the state’s nonpartisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.
The trustees of the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center recently elected five new members to three-year terms on the board. They are:
CVFiber, a nonprofit communications network provider for residents and businesses in central Vermont, has hired Jennille Smith as its first executive director and first full-time employee.