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Beth Hammon

Beth Hammond, former executive director of Heineberg Community Senior Center, has joined Living Well Group, a nonprofit organization with residential care homes in Burlington and Montpelier, as executive director.

Catherine Simonson

Catherine Simonson, chief client services officer at Howard Center, has announced she will retire at the end of 2022 after 27 years with the organization. Simonson joined the center in 1994 and spent more than 22 years as a social worker leading and expanding child and family programming.

George MacKinnon

Union Mutual Insurance Company announced it has hired George MacKinnon as vice president of underwriting, effective April 1. MacKinnon has more than 30 years' experience in the insurance industry, working most recently at Patrons Oxford as vice president of underwriting.

Casella Waste Systems, a regional solid waste, recycling and resource-management services company, announced the promotion of Kevin J Drohan to vice president of finance and chief accounting officer, effective April 1. As previously announced, Christopher B Heald recently retired as CAO after a 20-year career with the company.

dr. tent shelton

Rutland Regional Medical Center has announced the winners of its 2021 Providers Awards that represent the highest ideals in health care.

Hannah Gale, resident services coordinator at Burlington-based Champlain Housing Trust, has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of trustees at Lamoille Housing Partnership, a nonprofit affordable housing developer in Morrisville.

Brendan Leonard

Vermont Public Radio and Vermont PBS have announced the appointment of Brendan Leonard as chief financial officer.

power Donnelly

Power Donnelly, former project manager for Whiting-Turner Contracting Company on the West Coast, has joined general contractor Kingsbury Companies in Middlesex as assistant project manager.

John rummel

Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty has appointed John Rummel executive vice president of sales for the company’s Rutland, VT, office.

Steve costello

The Vermont chapter of the American Red Cross has honored Steve Costello for his leadership and unwavering dedication to the community.

dr Anthony Donaldson

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center recently welcomed Anthony Donaldson, MD, to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam medical group and SVMC Urology.

tamara waraschinski

JAG Productions in White River Junction has named Tamara Waraschinski as director of development.