H. Kenneth Merritt, Jr. Selected as Board Member of Investors' Circle

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Wed, 02/24/2010 - 8:18am -- admin

H. Kenneth Merritt, Jr., Managing Director of the Burlington based law firm, Merritt & Merritt & Moulton, was recently selected as a Board Member of the Investors’ Circle – an international network of angel investors, professional venture capitalists, foundations and others who are using private capital to promote the transition to a sustainable economy.
Since 1992, Investors' Circle has grown from a small community of investors interested in exciting, early-stage social enterprises to a thriving network that has invested over $130 million in over 200 companies. Investors' Circle members have been behind some of the most influential companies, including Zip Car, Guayaki, Niman Ranch, United Villages, TerraCycle, Evergreen Solar, Verdant Power, among others.
As Merritt & Merritt & Moulton’s Co-Founder and Managing Director, Merritt leads a transactional corporate practice with an emphasis on venture capital and growth companies. He is deeply involved in the entrepreneurial community and active in multiple professional organizations and various angel and investor groups. In 1989, Merritt founded the Vermont Venture Network, which meets monthly in Burlington to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, and others involved in the entrepreneurial process for the purpose of stimulating the regional economy. He is a Co-Chair of the Vermont Investors Forum and a member of the Advisory Board for the Vermont Tech Enterprise Center located in Randolph, Vermont. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Vermont Hi-Tech Initiative and the Vermont Patent and Trademark Depository Library and a participant in the Leadership Champlain Program sponsored by the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce.
An honors graduate of the University of Michigan, Merritt received his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1979. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1979, to the New York Bar in 1980 and to the Vermont Bar in 1988. He is also admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont.