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Lee Eric Grutchfield, AIA, of Marshfield is named a Principal at TruexCullins Architecture and Interior Design. Keith Nelson, of Underhill Center is named Associate. They will join Principals Rolf Kielman, David Epstein, Richard Deane, Kim Deetjen, Robert “Sparky” Millikin and associate, Matthew Bushey, as the leadership team at TruexCullins.
Valsangiacomo, Detora & McQuesten, P.C., Attorneys-at-Law, have announced that Christopher E. Pelkey, of Barre, Vermont has joined the firm as an Associate. Chris concentrates his practice on transactional issues, including residential and commercial real estate, wills and trusts, and business formation. Valsangiacomo, Detora & McQuesten, P.C., is located at 172 north Main Street, Barre, Vermont.
Wind measurement manufacturer NRG Systems announced the promotion of long-time employee Larry Jacobs to the newly-created position of product manager.
In his new role, Jacobs will manage the business development of NRG Systems’ turbine health monitoring (THM) product family, including overseeing market analyses, developing marketing materials, executing product launches and providing strategic guidance for the long-term growth of the THM brand.
Vermont Technical College has hired Mia Roethlein as the new Project Manager for Green Training at VT Tech’s Center for Sustainable Practices (CSP). The CSP’s Green Training Program is now in its second year and is poised to serve as a key New England destination for those seeking quality workforce training in the growing green trades—solar, geothermal, weatherization, green building and more.
KeyBank announces the recent hiring of three new members to its Retail Banking team. Joe McGowan is the new Branch Manager of Key’s Essex Junction branch. He has an 11-year career in banking in Vermont and Texas.
Brennyn Daniels was named Branch Manager of Key’s Middlebury branch. She brings 10 years of banking experience in Vermont and New York.
Joanne Sprague is the new Branch Manager in Brattleboro. Joanne’s background includes retail banking management and office manager of a wealth management group.
Diantha Korzun, AIA, LEED AP, of TruexCullins Architecture and Interior Design has been elected President of the American Institute of Architects, Vermont Chapter.
Korzun, an architect with TruexCullins since 2007, is the project manager on current projects including, the King Arthur Flour Expansion Project and the Anglo-American School of Sofia, in Bulgaria. She is also currently the LEED Team Administrator for the International Community School at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. She has served on the AIAVT Board of Directors for five years.
Topnotch Resort & Spa in Stowe, Vermont has announced the appointment of Erik Dombroski as Director of Sales. A seasoned hospitality sales professional with success at MetWest Terra Hospitality hotels in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Dombroski will be responsible for leading group and leisure sales efforts and creating innovative strategies to drawbusiness and attention to the award-winning Green Mountain property.
Jeremy Gibbons, Director of Admissions at Southern Vermont College, has been selected to participate in the Enrollment Leadership Academy (ELA), a new professional development program formed by the New England Regional Office of the College Board. The ELA is a year-long program focused on leadership skills, enrollment management issues and development of the next generation of enrollment leaders.
Deborah Mackin, founder and Principal Performance Strategy Consultant at New Directions Consulting, was a featured author in the premier issue of BUILD Magazine from the creators of Inc. Magazine. The article entitled, “Six More Reasons for Dysfunction,” works off Patrick Lencioni’s famous The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by highlighting six other areas of typical team dysfunction.
Poulin Performance & Rehabilitation has announced the credentialing of Christopher Poulin, PRT. To be Postural Restoration Trained (PRT), Chris has completed multiple advanced PRI courses, demonstrated a thorough understanding of the science through completion of the PRT application, and successfully participated in both practical and analytical testing. Only five individuals have earned this new designation of Postural Restoration Trained (PRT) under the direction of Ron Hruska, MPA, PT.