VBR Announces New Directors and Officers for 2015 [1.13.15]

Top: Mary Burns; Tom Dee; Mark Foley, Jr. ; Walter Frame, III Bottom: Judy O’Connell; Michael Tuttle; Michael Walsh


1.13.15 – (South Burlington, Vt.) At its 28th Annual Membership Meeting held at The Essex Resort and Spa, the Vermont Business Roundtable elected seven new directors to their first three-year term, including: Mary Burns, President and CEO of Greater Burlington YMCA; Tom Dee, President and CEO of Southwestern Vermont Health Care; Mark Foley, Owner and President of Foley Services; Walter Frame III, Executive Vice President of Trapp Family Lodge; Judy O’Connell, CEO and Managing Partner of Champlain Investment Partners; Michael Tuttle, President, CEO and Director of Merchants Bancshares; and, Michael Walsh, President and CEO of Hackett Valine and MacDonald.

Elected to their second three-year term were the following directors: Jo Bradley, CEO of Vermont Economic Development Authority and Win Smith, President of Sugarbush Resort.

Continuing Roundtable Board members: Leon Berthiaume, St. Albans Cooperative Creamery; Renee Bourget-Place, KPMG; Jill Berry Bowen, Northwestern Medical Center; Don George, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont; Geoff Glaspie, Husky Injection Molding; Tommy Harmon, Sonnax Industries; Pierre LeBlanc, Engelberth Construction, Inc.; Leslee MacKenzie, Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty; Paul Millman, Chroma Technology; Brian Murphy, Dinse Knapp & McAndrew; Michael Seaver, Peoples United Bank/Vermont; Bill Shouldice, IV, Vermont Teddy Bear; and John Wilking, Neville Companies.

Officers of the Roundtable include: Chair, Win Smith, Sugarbush Resort; Immediate Past Chair, Mary Powell, Green Mountain Power; Vice-Chair Rob Simpson, Brattleboro Retreat; Treasurer Renee Bourget-Place, KPMG; Secretary Jo Bradley, VEDA and, President, Lisa Ventriss.