Economic Development Task Force
Chair, Bill Shouldice, IV
President & CEO
Vermont Teddy Bear Company
Vermont's ability to protect the environment, provide for the economically less fortunate, and provide opportunity for the current and future generations is entirely dependent on the viability and capacity of the businesses that generate tax revenues, directly through their business activities, and, indirectly, through the employment of the state's individual taxpayers. Taxpayers, in turn, provide the necessary financial resources to fund public programs.
The goal of the Roundtable is to provide independent and balanced analyses of the state’s fiscal condition so that lawmakers may have the opportunity to weigh policy alternatives with input from objective stakeholders. By providing a decision-making framework, the Roundtable hopes to inform the public not just on the means by which to raise revenues, but the implications of those policy changes.
Scott Boardman, President Hickok & Boardman, Inc.
David Bradbury, President
Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies
Jo Bradley, CEO
Vermont Economic Development Authority
Rich Bundy, President & CEO
Ralph Carlton, Chief Financial Officer
King Arthur Flour Co.
Michael Casella, General Manager
Casella Waste Systems, Inc.
Frank Cioffi, President
Staige Davis, CEO
Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty
Mark Foley, Jr., Owner & President
Foley Services, Inc. / MKF Properties
Walter Frame, III, Executive Vice President
Trapp Family Lodge
Richard Galbraith, Vice President for Research
University of Vermont
Dimitri Garder, Executive Vice President
Global-Z International, Inc.
Geoff Glaspie, Plant Manager
Husky Injection Molding, Inc.
Pamela Mackenzie, Government Relations Manager
Andrew Martin, Vice President
Neagley & Chase Construction
Kevin McCarthy, President & CEO
PC Construction Company
Paul Millman, President
Chroma Technology Corp.
Michael Seaver, President, Vermont
People's United Bank
Dan Smith, President
Vermont Technical College