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The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) is pleased to welcome Madeline Brumberg to the Center for Women & Enterprise as Program Manager North. She will be supporting the Women’s Business Centers of Vermont & New Hampshire as well as the Veteran’s Business Outreach Center of New England northern states.

Hubbardton Forge, with a focus on the strong growth of the Commercial business, announced the promotion of Amy McGuire to the role of National Commercial Sales Manager, and the addition of Jacqueline Matusek as A&D Sales Specialist in New York City.

Nathaniel Jamison has earned his Construction Documents Technology (CDT) certification from the Construction Specifications Institutes (CSI). The Construction Documents Technology program strengthens the ability to write, interpret, enforce, and manage construction documents and project delivery methods.

Nine students from high schools around the world have been selected as winners of Bennington College’s 2019-2020 Young Writers Awards, o

Cam Featherstonhaugh, CSI, CDT, AIA, of West Berlin, Vermont, was recently named to the position of National Chair-elect of the Construction Specifications Institute. The position begins with two years as chair-elect, followed by two years as Board Chair. Cam previously served as the Director of the Northeast Region from 2016 to 2020.

Healing Winds Vermont announces the appointment of Geri Ann Higgins as Executive Director of the organization.

The Occom Group is proud to announce the sale of Stonehill Farm in Quechee, Vermont. This 200+ acre landmark property went under agreement and the transaction was successfully closed within 36 hours. A possible world record.

Vermont PBS is pleased to announce it has once again been nominated for seven New England Emmy nominations. The New England Emmys are awarded for excellence in video content. Vermont PBS looks forward to bringing home additional statuettes this year. The NATAS Boston/New England Chapter will present the 43rd Boston/New England Emmy® Awards Ceremony as a virtual event.

The Board of Directors of Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) is announcing the retirement of executive director, Jan Demers, on July 10, 2020.

Mayor Miro Weinberger announced today that Deanna Paluba, the City’s Human Resources Director, has accepted the position of US Employee Relations Manager at Global Foundries and will leave her position as the City’s Director of Human Resources on May 12.

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced today the promotion of longtime aide Kathryn Becker Van Haste to fill the role of State Director.

Vermont Business Magazine is pleased to announce that Jessie Swétel has joined the team as a new Advertising Account Executive. She has extensive knowledge of the Vermont business community thanks to nearly a decade of connecting with organizations about their awards and signage needs through her role as co-owner of Vermont Awards & Engraving in Colchester.