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Chris Eddy joined Ledyard National Bank as a Senior Investment Consultant with Infinex Financial Group in March of 2018, bringing with him over 20 years of financial planning and investment management experience.

Charlie Farmer has joined VHB as a Senior Engineer/Hydrologist in the firm’s South Burlington, Vermont office. He brings with him expertise in environmental investigations, site remediation, and discharge permitting.

Britta Tonn has joined VHB as a Preservation Planner in the firm’s South Burlington, Vermont office. Her Historic Preservation Planning career has spanned nine years of extensive Vermont municipal experience. She most recently worked as a Senior Architectural Historian with CBRE. In this role she prepared NEPA compliance documents for telecommunications projects across the country.

The Mercy Connections Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Lisa Falcone has been selected as the fourth Executive Director of Mercy Connections. Lisa comes to Mercy Connections from United Way of Northwest Vermont, where she currently serves as the Working Bridges Director.

Patricia “Patti” Fisher, MD, has joined The University of Vermont Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) as Chief Medical Officer, succeeding Philip Brown, DO, who retired in March.

We are really excited to welcome Heidi Caldwell to the new position of Running Coordinator for the Outdoor Center. In this role, Heidi will organize and manage our Running Camps, and will also begin to develop running programming for the greater Craftsbury community.

MENTOR (The National Mentoring Partnership) recently honored Vermont resident Eddie Gale by presenting him with an Excellence in Mentoring Award. Gale, a resident of Johnson, was one of four 2018 award recipients, and was recognized during a special reception at the Library of Congress during the 2018 National Mentoring Summit in January.

Rick Scott, President of System Integrators of South Burlington, VT, and Key Largo, FL has recently attained accreditation as a Certified Outreach Instructor (COI) from CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association.

Attorney Sophie B Duffy has joined the northern New England law firm Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, where she will practice in the Labor and Employment Law Group and work from the firm’s Brattleboro office.

Ledyard Financial Group, Inc, (LFGP) holding company for Ledyard National Bank, is pleased to announce that Teresa Rhodes Rosenberger has joined their Board of Directors effective January 26, 2018. Teresa is the President of Devine Strategies, and the former President of FairPoint Communications in New Hampshire.

Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) is pleased to announce that Kristen Pedersen, PhD, has been appointed to Director of Continuing and Professional Education (CPE), effective March 12, 2018.

NG Advantage, which is majority-owned by Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE), announced the promotions of Jay Parent to Senior Director of Operations and Safety and Michael Ditch to Senior Director of Maintenance. “The efforts of Jay Parent and Michael Ditch have been crucial to NG Advantage and our customers,” said NG Advantage CEO Rico Biasetti.