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Renewable energy measurement equipment manufacturer NRG Systems announces the addition of Katherine (Kat) McQuade to its team as marketing manager. McQuade brings more than two decades of marketing and communications experience to the company.
Approximately 175 members attended the Champlain Housing Trust’s Annual Meeting Saturday, where three local affordable housing leaders were recognized for their many contributions to creating and sustaining affordable housing in communities throughout northwestern Vermont. Also recognized were four staff for reaching milestones in their service to CHT, including CEO Brenda Torpy, who was saluted for leading the organization for twenty years.
The University of Vermont Medical Group at Fletcher Allen recently presented research and education awards to eight of its physician members to recognize their exceptional teaching and research efforts. The UVM Medical Group consists of approximately 450 physicians from all fields of medicine devoted to advancing patient care through clinical and laboratory research and educating the next generation of providers.
Kathryn G. Underwood, President & CEO of Ledyard National Bank, was re-elected to the Board of Directors at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Boston Fed). Her new three-year term began in January 2012.
The Boston Fed is one of twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks. These banks, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, DC, constitute the Federal Reserve System.
With more than 20 years of Vermont real estate experience, Jane Kiley has joined Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty. Jane began her career in real estate in 1988, as a sales associate at Smuggler's Notch Resort. After selling for Vermont's leading family resort, she took a position as Vice President of Real Estate at Sugarbush following their major renovation and expansion including the Clay Brook luxury, slope side residences.
Greentree Real Estate is delighted to welcome Scott Meade as Associate Broker. Scott joined Greentree this January and has been licensed as a Realtor since 1985. He previously owned Meade Real Estate in the Mount Snow, VT valley and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Greentree. Scott and his family relocated from Colorado this summer where he owned Meade Real Estate and Construction Company in Summit County Colorado, where he is also still licensed.
In the month of December MyWebGrocer added six new members to their team, bringing the total of new employees hired in the fourth quarter of 2011 to 23. The new employees joined the departments of software engineering, advertising operations, retail operations, system analysts, search engine optimization and project coordination.
Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA), a national center for graduate education in the fine arts, announced today that Matthew Monk, Professor of Graphic Design at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), has been named Academic Dean beginning July 1, 2012. As Chief Academic Officer of the College, Monk will oversee all academic affairs.
Freeman French Freeman, Architects has hired Mike Ballard as Marketing Coordinator and Kristie Long as Financial Administrator. Ballard is a skilled writer and designer with more than a decade of experience in marketing and communications. He holds a Masters degree in Urban Planning from Cornell University. Long brings more than 20 years of accounting experience to the firm and holds an accounting degree from Champlain College.
Prominent local attorneys Wilhelmina Dingemans Miller and Elizabeth K. Rattigan have joined the offices of the northern New England law firm of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC. The two women have become directors of the firm and both will work from DRM’s Lebanon Office.