Archive for June, 2009

The End of the Marketing World as We Know it


Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Tim Volk, President of Kelliher Samets Volk and Immediate Past Chair of VBR, honored us with his presentation on “The End of the Marketing World as We Know it” at our Summer Celebration Member Meeting on June 18th.

Here are some highlights Tim posted on YouTube.

Please visit Tim’s blog for more observations on the marketing world at large.

2009 Vision Award Presented to Fred Hackett


Saturday, June 20th, 2009
2009 Vision Award presented to Fred Hackett

2009 Vision Award presented to Fred Hackett

In creating the Vision Award, the Roundtable Board of Directors wished to make a statement by honoring the lifetime contributions of a leader who shares a commitment to the ideals that are embedded in the Roundtable’s vision statement “to make Vermont the best place in America to do business, be educated and live life.” In 2007 the Roundtable presented the award for the first time to Mr. David Coates, retired Managing Partner of KPMG.

The Vision Award celebrates the long view; the contributions of an individual over a lifetime that have benefited the people of Vermont. In this year, the Roundtable recognizes Fred Hackett, a humble man of unique moral character, significant accomplishment, and universal respect. (more…)

Meet Sherra Bourget, Office Manager


Friday, June 12th, 2009
Sherra Bourget photo
With sincere appreciation for her 20 years of service to the Roundtable, members hosted a farewell reception for Beth Volker in May. One month later, President Lisa Ventriss was pleased to hire Sherra Bourget as the Roundtable’s new office manager.

Although Sherra originated in the flats of Indiana, she grew up in Northern Virginia just outside of Washington D.C. and moved to pastoral Vermont in 1999.

Once here, Sherra tapped into a fine education at Champlain College. She interned at Kelliher Samets Volk in 2004 and graduated summa cum laude and first in her degree (Multimedia/Graphic Design) in 2005. (more…)