L to R: Jill Berry Bowen (Northwestern Medical Center); Geoff Glaspie (Husky Injection Molding); Brian Murphy ( Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew); Bill Shouldice, IV (Vermont Teddy Bear); John Wilking (Neville Companies)
(South Burlington, Vt.) At its 27th Annual Membership Meeting held at The Essex Resort and Spa, the Vermont Business Roundtable elected five new directors to their first three-year term, including: Jill Berry Bowen, CEO of Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans; Geoff Glaspie, Plant Manager of Husky Injection Molding in Milton; Brian Murphy, Managing Partner of Dinse Knapp McAndrew in Burlington; Bill Shouldice IV, CEO of Vermont Teddy Bear of Shelburne; and, John Wilking, CEO of Neville Companies of South Burlington.
Elected to their second three-year term were the following directors: Tim Donovan, Chancellor of Vermont State Colleges and Don George, CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont.
Continuing members of the Roundtable board are: Ted Adler, President & Founder, Union Street Media; Leon Berthiaume, General Manager, St. Albans Cooperative Creamery; Greg Bourgea, Co-Managing Partner, Gallagher Flynn & Company; Renee Bourget-Place, Managing Partner, KPMG; Jo Bradley, CEO, Vermont Economic Development Authority; Chris Dutton, CEO of Vermont Electric Power Company; Dave Finney, President, Champlain College; Don Gilbert, President and CEO, Vermont Gas Systems; Tommy Harmon, CEO of Sonnax Industries; Pierre LeBlanc, President, Engelberth Construction, Inc.; Leslee MacKenzie, Owner and President, Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty; Paul Millman, President, Chroma Technology Corp.; Ken Perine, President of National Bank of Middlebury; Board Chair Mary Powell, CEO of Green Mountain Power, Colchester; Nicole Ravlin, CEO of People Making Good; Michael Seaver, President of Peoples United Bank; Rob Simpson, CEO of Brattleboro Retreat; and, Win Smith, President of Sugarbush Resort.
Also announced were the organization’s newest members: Daniel Bridge, Senior Vice President of Vermont Mutual Insurance Company; Matthew Byrne, Shareholder of Gravel & Shea; Tom Dunn, President and CEO of Vermont Electric Power Company; Walter Frame III, Executive Vice President of Trapp Family Lodge; Kevin McCarthy, President and CEO of PC Construction; Jane Swift, CEO of Middlebury Interactive Languages; and, T.J. Whalen, Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.
The Vermont Business Roundtable (Roundtable) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of chief executive officers of Vermont’s leading private and nonprofit employers, representing geographic diversity and all major sectors of the Vermont economy. The Roundtable is committed to sustaining a sound economy and preserving Vermont’s unique quality of life by studying and making recommendations on statewide public policy issues. www.vtroundtable.org.
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