Profiles in Business

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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust: We help businesses write their own sucess stories

Are you looking to finance your business, purchase your dream home, or find a better checking relationship? Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is here to help you achieve your financial goals. We serve customers throughout Vermont from our 15 branches located in the middle of the state. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is big enough to have the strength and power you need, while small and local enough to build long-term personal relationships.

Co-operative Insurance Companies: Member owned. Member committed.

Co-operative Insurance Companies has been meeting insurance needs since 1915, offering protection for farms, homes, autos, businesses, and more in Vermont and New Hampshire. We are owned by our members and are committed to protecting them with knowledge of farm safety practices, fast and fair claims service, and a local presence. We have headquarters in Middlebury, VT, and claims offices around Vermont and New Hampshire, as well as agents in more than 100 offices across both states.

Davis & Hodgdon: How Will the New Tax Law Impact YOU and YOUR Business?

It is no overstatement to say that the new Tax Law will have a significant impact on virtually every business and individual for this tax year and beyond.

Following is what we believe to be one of the most crucial items in the new law affecting businesses, the Qualified Business Income Deduction (QBID), and what it means for business owners. Giving Back. Looking forward.

In 1998, we started up right here in Vermont with a vision to create cutting-edge automotive marketing solutions while investing in our people and our local communities.
20 years later, we're more committed than ever to doing just that. From volunteerism to enviromentalism, we're relentlessly committed to driving innovation and progress in the place we call home.
Here's to our future together.

HCRS: Health Care and Rehabilitation Services of Southeastern Vermont

HCRS believes that everyone should have the opportunity to live a life of dignity, respect, and value.

Since 1967, as the community mental health agency for southeastern Vermont, HCRS has been serving the Windsor and Windham county communities with comprehensive mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disability services. Our dedicated team of professional staff provide essential services and supports for those most in need.

Kinney Insurance Agency

Over 40 years serving Vermont

Kinney Insurance Agency has been protecting Vermont families and businesses for over 40 years. Three generations of the Kinney family have built the agency by taking the time to get to know our clients and being active in the local community.

Paul Frank + Collins celebrates their 50th Anniversary

Paul Frank + Collins P.C. is a Burlington law firm founded in 1968 by attorneys R. Allan Paul, Joseph Frank, and Peter Collins. PF+C has since grown to employ 30 lawyers and over 50 professionals. While rooted in Vermont, we serve regional, national, and international clients from our office in the iconic Masonic Temple building atop of Church Street, from Fortune 500 companies to local businesses, institutions, and entrepreneurs.

Peak Performance, Peak Quality and Peak Value with Peak CM

PeakCM is a full service construction company specializing in both renovation and new construction of all types of commercial, entertainment, hospitality, educational, healthcare and manufacturing facilities. These projects have included automotive dealerships, hotels, amusement parks and entertainment facilities, big box and specialized retail spaces, restaurants, corporate office spaces, k-12 and higher education facilities.

Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC: Working on Energy Projects? Let's be proactive together

Early Involvement of Legal Counsel Pays Dividends for Energy Clients

Knowledge of the Market’s Policy and Financial Outlook is Key to Informed Decision Making
Working with an experienced attorney can pay long term dividends for private sector energy clients embracing clean energy sources. Given the market’s rapid technological advances and frequent regulatory changes, finding an experienced partner should be a priority for any residential and utility scale energy player.

rbTechnologies - Your Expert Source for Cyber-Security Services & IT Support

rbTechnologies owner Rubin Bennett summed it up best. I cannot believe how much this company has developed, as he stood before the packed crowd of business people to cel-ebrate the company’s annual open house and building expansion, in combination with a Central VT Chamber of Commerce mixer. He gave all the credit to his staff for their dedi-cation to providing great service to the com-pany's’ growing list of business clients. Rubin’s passion for technology compelled him to begin providing IT support to area businesses 21 years ago, working out of his home.

Rutland Regional Medical Center: It's about community. It's about caring.

The awards are nice, but what matters most is the kind of care our patients receive. Over 1,650 employees of Rutland Regional Medical Center are uniformly committed to delivering the best care and service to all our patients. It has always been about our patients, and it always will be.
Learn more about the award-winning care at Rutland Regional by visiting | 160 Allen Street, Rutland, VT | 802.775.7111

SB Signs is a visible part of our community

SB Signs, Inc. has provided high quality signs, trade show displays, and related services in Vermont and beyond for almost 20 years. With ever-expanding capabilities, SB Signs is a visible part of our community — our signs and graphics are everywhere you look! 
In an Industry where fast often takes place of quality, SB Signs has extensive in-house production capacities for a wide variety of interior and exterior visual marketing, and the service to stand behind our products.

The Tech Group is one of Vermont's premier IT service companies

Tech Group is one of Vermont's premier IT service companies, providing hands on care to its broad customer base throughout the State of Vermont. Tech Group recently celebrated its twelfth year in business in October. Owner Steve Loyer has worked hard to grow the business while also honoring its founding principle: "The Human Side of IT". In other words, in this rapidly changing world of information technology, Tech Group believes one must still abide by the basic human principal of personal touch, open communication, and hands on care for its customers.

Unsworth LaPlante, PLLC: Peace of Mind For Your Family And Loved Ones

Help protect your Employees and Clients: Call to set up your Free Estate Planning Seminar at your Office

Stephen A. Unsworth and Ellen B. LaPlante focus exclusively on Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Medicaid Planning. Unsworth LaPlante is the only Vermont member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. Stephen and Ellen are also members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and Ellen currently serves on the Board of the Vermont Chapter.

Vermont ESGR: With Our Sincerest Thanks


To All Vermont Employers Who Have Supported Vermont’s Citizen Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Marines and their Spouses during this past year, We extend special thanks to these supportive Vermont employers, agencies and individuals who received special recognition through an ESGR award in 2018.


4 Seasons Accounting, LLC. – Wendy Webster    Rutland

VTel: Five Fun Facts and more at

Five Fun Facts About VTel:

1. We specialize in upgrading Vermont multi-site corporate networks to 1,000 Meg, at below the price many companies pay for 100 Meg.

2. We certify, in writing, our end-to-end fiber services comply fully with new federal rules prohibiting use of Huawei and ZTE technologies.

3. We’re family owned, we’ve invested over $175 million into our network over seven years, and serving Vermont is our highest priority.

4. We integrate fiber, and 4G/5G LTE wireless, to assure you more redundancy, more flexibility, and more innovation.

Vermont Nut Free Chocolates: The Finest Gourmet Chocolates for Everyone



We offer a wonderful selection of gifts ranging in price and taste.

All gifts may be personalized with messages and ribbons, the options are endless. Let Vermont Nut Free Chocolates do all the work for you!


We're here and ready to serve your sweet-tooth needs!

We have recently expanded and relocated to 146 Brentwood Drive, Colchester, VT


Five Fun Facts About VTel


1. We specialize in upgrading Vermont multi-site corporate networks to 1,000 Meg, at below the price many companies pay for 100 Meg.

2. We certify, in writing, our end-to-end fiber services comply fully with new federal rules prohibiting use of Huawei and ZTE technologies.

3. We’re family owned, we’ve invested over $175 million into our network over seven years, and serving Vermont is our highest priority.