Index: 2013

Accu-Rite , Gerry Lawrence, Rite on the Money: Accountant by day, DJ by night.

Amann Fine Leather , Ken and Pat Amann, Hide and Chic: Ken and Pat Amann handcraft beautiful leather goods in the Mad River Valley.

Artisan Tileworks , Mark Parent, Clay Trader: Finding a niche ... made of tile.

Bear Pond Books, Rivendell Books , Claire Benedict and Robert Kasow, Shelf Help: Creating a literary dynasty.

Bianchi Stone Crafters , Frances, Eric, and Caitlin Bianchi, Rock Stars: Three generations and 145 years of solid experience.

BioTek U.S. , Briar and Adam Alpert, Microbe-Managers: This Vermont company is a world leader in analytical analysis of molecular chemistry.

Boucher Family Farm , Daniel Boucher and Dawn Morin-Boucher, Life on the Wedge: Value-added products have kept this farm thriving

Bundy's Sewer and Drain , Deanna and Bradford Fischer, Drain Surgery: Family and a strong work ethic guide this couple and their work.

Cochran's Ski Area , Barbara Ann Cochran, Lindy Kelley, Bob Cochran, and Marilyn Brown, Higher Education: For over 50 years, thousands of Vermont kids, regardless of ability to pay, have learned to ski and snowboard and race on the Cochran family's hill in Richmond.

Collins McMahon and Harris PLLC , John Collins, Kathleen McMahon, and Michael Harris, In Your Court: This light-hearted partnership works.

commando , Kerry O'Brien and Ed Biggins, Sheer Numbers: Lingerie that hasn't stayed hidden

Contour Dental Arts , Pam Chicoine, Nothing But the Tooth: Artists in dental design

Danform Shoes , Dave and Helen Bailey, Sole-full Business: A shop making Danish-style clogs grew to a thriving group of shoe stores.

Darling's Boatworks , George and Pam Darling, Rigging the Rigging: Keeping things shipshape.

Earthlogic , Chris Kesler, Graphic Control: Chris Kesler studied management information systems before most people knew what it was.

Engineering Ventures , David Boehm, The Raiser's Edge: Civil engineers make sure buildings don't fall down.

English Rose Inn , Gary and Mary Jane Bouchard Pike, Eat, Sleep, Jay: This charming bed and breakfast just three miles from Jay Peak serves up quite an experience.

Etsy Crafters , Katharine Watson, Shop Katharine Watson, Hyde Park , Joanne Kalisz, Happy Fantastic, Burlington, Jessica Schatzman, This Good Earth, Waterville , Leslie Fry, FryDay, Winooski, Berry Carroll, Moxie B's Closet, Waitsfield, and Emily Stoneking, aKNITomy and The Crafty Hedgehog, Burlington , Where the Art Is: Online sales for crafty Vermont small businesses.

Fead Construction Law PLC , Sandy Fead, Match-Maker: Finding an agreement point in the midst of conflict.

Foster Motors , Ed, David and Scott Foster, Foster Care: Riding the wave.

Four Seasons Dermatology , M.D.s Anita Licata and Steven Partilo, Saving Hides: These docs get under your skin.

Franklin County Home Health Agency , Janet McCarthy, Care Force: At-home health care support for every age range.

Girlington Garage , Demeny Pollitt, Girl Power Tools: Pollitt's can-do approach matches her logo, which evokes Rosie the Riveter.

Green Mountain Economic Development Corp. , Joan Goldstein, Support Staff: GMEDC serves 30 towns in east central Vermont.

Lang Farm Nursery , Debbie and Jonathan Lang, Branching Out: Growth is all around for this business.

Logic Supply , Roland and Lisa Groeneveld, Small Product, Big Effect: The demand for this company's rugged, embedded computer devices keeps growing.

Maple Leaf Carpet and Tile Cleaning , Clint West, A Partner in Grime: If it covers a floor, West will clean it.

Nathaniel Group , Joel Melnick and Barbi McDonald, Light Manufacturing: Optics, light, microprocessors, and electronics are the Nathaniel Group's four elements.

National Bank of Middlebury , G. Kenneth Perine, The Accidental Banker: This is no 'podunk country bank.'

Rabbit Hill Inn , Leslie and Brian Mulcahy, Suite Location: The Mulcahys offer peace and tranquility in Lower Waterford.

RE/MAX Champlain Valley Properties , Bonnie Gridley and Nancy Foster, SOLD Mates: These women have been business partners since 1995.

Redmond Interior Design , Cecilia Redmond, Designing Woman: This Irish transplant brings an education in philosophy and interior architecture and design to her work.

ReSOURCE , Tom Longstreth, Jamb Session: Doors are far from the only thing recycled, at ReSOURCE.

Rose Computer Technology Services , David Rose, Teching Charge: A case study in college sparked David Rose's approach to the world of computers.

Sea Dog Boating Solutions , Steven Charlebois, Salty Ventures: Helping you float your boat.

Show me the Biscuit , Amy Haskell, Pet Project: A lifelong interest that's gone to the dogs.

St. Michael's College , John J. Neuhauser, Intellectual Property: A wry sense of humor, an impeccable resume, and an appreciation of community.

Stewart's Bakery , Stewart Ruth, Filling Kneads: Provider of our daily bread.

The Glass Connection , Robert and Joseph Sicard, Glass Action: This company's path is clear.

Trade Shows , Erik Glitman, Creative Intelligence: Making the Most of a Trade Show.

VEDA Loans , Jo Bradley, Money Talks: VEDA's wide net of assistance helps an eclectic array of endeavors.

Vermont Agency of Education , Mark D. Oettinger, Counsel With ELAN: The Agency of Education's lead lawyer performs con brio on and off the job.

Vermont Concrete Cutting and Concrete Solutions , John Anderson, Blade Runner: This family business works on the literal cutting edge.

Village Wine and Coffee , Kevin Clayton, Mug Shot: A 'marriage' of two of America's favorite beverages.

Vorse Construction and Design , Brian Vorse, Sites for Sore Eyes: High-end custom design and construction are this company's specialty.