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Today, Lisa Ventriss, President of Vermont Business Roundtable (Roundtable) announced the recipient of the Roundtable’s 2017 New Medallion Award, which recognizes exceptional school leadership and progress toward the state’s goals of equity, access, and quality of proficiency-based learning experiences for all Vermont students.

Fab-Tech Inc, based in Colchester, Vermont, recently promoted Mike Baranski to Director of Marketing & Sales. “Mike will have Fab-Tech’s outside sales team and inside sales operations team reporting to him and will be responsible for growing Fab-Tech’s coated duct business,” said Scott Fine, President of Fab-Tech.

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association will recognize Deb Loughlin with the Crystal Heart Award at the Vermont Go Red For Women Luncheon on Feb 1, 2018 in South Burlington, VT. The Crystal Heart Award celebrates the success and commitment of a local woman who has served as an advocate, a volunteer and a role model in improving the health of women in her community.

Attorney Peter D Van Oot is leaving the law firm where he has practiced for more than 30 years to join a new venture with Dr Robert Simpson, the former chief executive officer of the Brattleboro Retreat. The new business, called The Difference Leadership Group, counsels for-profit and non-profit leaders in governance and leadership.

Paul Frank + Collins PC announces that attorney Kimberly K Hayden of Burlington, VT has been elected as a shareholder and Director of the firm. Kimberly Hayden joined PF+C as a senior level of counsel attorney in 2016. She leads the firm’s Energy + Environment practice.

Fothergill Segale & Valley, Certified Public Accountants, are proud to announce that Christy E Day has passed the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam and has been recognized by the Vermont Board of Public Accountancy, as a CPA.

Fab-Tech Inc, based in Colchester, Vermont, has hired Mike Mulcahy as Midwest Regional Sales Manager. “Mike brings more than a decade of sales management and account development experience in the water and wastewater industry to our team,” said Scott Fine, President of Fab-Tech. “He’s a solid fit for our goals and initiatives. We are pleased to add such a key person to our roster.”

The Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) has announced the results of its December 5, 2017 annual election of VMEC Advisory Board members.

Lisa Groeneveld, COO/ Co-Owner, Logic Supply (South Burlington) was newly elected to the VMEC Advisory Board for a two-year term.

ARC is pleased to announce the addition of the following individuals to our team in 2017: Kristina Boyle, Jeff Brown, Janet Bryer, Keith Charron, Angie Fisk, Nathan Kleinschmidt, Steve Nonemacher, Nick Piper, Eddie Rodriguez, Brad Rostron, Zach Steel, and Peggy Welch.

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Norwich University officials announced that Navy Vice Admiral Patricia A Tracey (Retired) was elected to the Board of Trustees at the Board’s October 2017 meeting. In 2004, Vice Admiral Tracey, who was the first woman to reach three-star rank, left the Navy after a distinguished 34-year career.

Dr Ryan Rogers, MD, Ophthalmologist has recently joined Marble Valley Eye Care at Rutland Regional Medical Center. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Southern California and Medical Degree from Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University.

Christopher O’Brien, a Shelburne resident, was named a Senior Portfolio Manager for the Green Mountain Wealth Management Group at UBS Financial Services. Chris provides customized investment, retirement and estate planning-related services for individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations.