January 2013

Aerie Consulting hired Catherine Matosky, PMP, as operations/project manager. She was a partner and consultant for Productivity Vermont.

Jody Cole was promoted to senior vice president for the commercial and industrial lending team at People’s United Bank. Cole joined the bank in 1987.

People’s United Bank announced that Tom Stewart was named vice president and mortgage account manager. He has more than 10 years’ mortgage banking experience.

Ben Dickie was hired as an account supervisor by PMG Public Relations. Dickie was assistant director of athletic communications for the University of Vermont.

Alyssa McBride joined Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs as an associate accountant. A graduate of St. Michael’s College, McBride recently completed a tax internship with the firm.

TruexCullins Architecture and Interior Design hired Marjorie K. Dickstein, AIA, LEED AP, as project manager. Dickstein is a licensed architect in Vermont and Connecticut and a registered interior designer in Connecticut. She was an adjunct faculty member at Rhode Island School of Design.

Tom Gilbert, an award-winning cheese maker and business owner, has joined the team at Bob-White Systems as sales and marketing manager.

Nancy Hileman was named grants manager at the Shelburne Museum. Hileman was director of development at Lyman Allyn Art Museum in Connecticut.

Molly J. Reis, previously a law clerk at Paul Frank + Collins, has become an associate attorney for the firm. Before joining the firm, she worked as a law clerk for a criminal defense lawyer in Rutland.

Grippin, Donlan, Pinkham PLC announced that Erika Lamb was named staff accountant. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Vermont with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Brittany Benton joined Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) as accounting specialist. She is a recent graduate of St. Michael’s College with a bachelor of science in accounting and a minor in finance. Diane Edson returned to VHFA as homeownership specialist. She was with Shelter Mortgage, and worked at VHFA in a similar role until 2002.

Redstone hired Lisa Devoid as a property manager. She has more than 20 years’ experience in managing business and financial operations for midsize professional service companies.

TruexCullins Architecture and Interior Design hired architect Marjorie K. Dickstein, AIA, LEED AP, as project manager. She was adjunct faculty in the department of furniture design at Rhode Island School of Design.

Gary L. Morris, DDS, in Morrisville and Waterbury, announced that Stephanie J. Nelms, DMD, has joined his office. Nelms is a Barre native most recently practicing in Fort Collins, Colo.

Amy Cronin was named special events and sponsorship coordinator at Lund. She was in special events at Dana-Farber Institute and the Jimmy Fund in Boston.

Brian Armstrong announced that Tauty Shalna joined the Nate Malley Team at Keller Williams Realty Green Mountain Properties. Shalna, a native of Lithuania, emigrated to the United States in 1991.

PP&D Brochure Distribution hired Jon Haftarczuk as brochure distributor. He was with Hertz Car Rental in South Burlington.

United Way of Chittenden County announced that Susan Abell was hired as assistant for community impact and volunteer mobilization and Raquel Aronhime was named community impact manager for education and health. Abell was with the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties. Aronhime was a project manager at Tetra Tech ARD.

Stephanie Allen was promoted to executive vice president-chief operating officer of Coburn & Feeley Property Management Inc. She is a longtime employee of the company. Richard Feeley continues as CEO.

Travel Leaders-Child Travel/Albany Travel hired Jason Houle as corporate travel business manager. Houle was manager of Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the Albany, N.Y., region.

Vermont Toner Recharge Inc. hired Derek Cushman to expand its line of color laser products for printers and multi-function machines for all major brands.

Grippin Donlan Pinkham announced that Matt Lyman joined the firm as senior manager of audit and accounting services. Lyman has more than seven years of public accounting experience with a Big 4 accounting firm. Dan Goodwin joined the firm as staff accountant. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked with trust and investment clients at a local bank.

Donald G. Imgram joined the Rob Johnson team at Keller Williams Realty Green Mountain Properties. Imgram’s experience includes a background in customer service as a talent agent and office administrator. Shannon Benway joined the Adam Hergenrother team as a listing specialist. Benway’s background is in hospitality management. Benjamin Avery, an entrepreneur and former franchise owner, also joined the firm.

NBT Bank promoted Jessica Gooden to branch manager of the Williston Office at 1 Taft Corners Shopping Center. Gooden joined the bank in 2009 as assistant branch manager.

Kelliher Samets Volk promoted Cavan Chasan to digital connections director. Alexa Mucklow was hired as a social media associate. Mucklow was an intern with the company.

Technology Consultants Inc. hired Tom Phillips as accounting manager and Jason Waterman as an advanced field technician. Phillips was with the Vermont Department of Taxes. Water’s experience includes several years building high-performing gaming PCs.

Briant Hamrell joined the commercial fleet department of Shearer Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac. He has 25 years’ experience in sales.

Daren Solomon joined Hackett Valine & MacDonald as a sales executive. He has experience in the real estate and restaurant businesses.

The Lodge at Otter Creek announced that Nadine Krasnow was named executive director. Krasnow has over 20 years’ experience in real estate and senior living with various communities. Jim McWilliam was appointed executive director of The Lodge at Shelburne Bay. McWilliam was executive director of The Lodge at Otter Creek.

The law firm of Dunkiel Saunders announced that Justin McCabe and Erik Nielsen joined the firm as associate attorneys. McCabe practiced for several years at another Burlington firm, where he focused on intellectual property and patent law. Nielsen was a clerk for Justice Beth Robinson at the Vermont Supreme Court. He will focus on the firm’s regulatory practices.

Gallagher, Flynn & Co. LLP announced that Stephen P. Trenholm, CPA, MST, was named tax manager in the firm’s tax department. Trenholm was a tax manager at Bauer Hockey Inc.

Kate Dempsey, RN, BSN, was hired by Maple Leaf Farm as nurse manager-primary care. She was a nurse manager at the Vermont State Hospital.

Elizabeth Métraux was named vice president of the National Gardening Association. She has a background in political communications and development, largely in the Middle East and Central Asia. Most recently, she managed U.S. government programs in Eurasia for PH International, a Vermont nonprofit. National Gardening Association recently moved to new national headquarters in Williston.

Marketing Partners Inc. announced the addition of Cara Gluck as an assistant account executive-media specialist. She is a recent graduate of Emerson College in Boston with a bachelor of science in marketing communications. Matt Goodman was hired as assistant account executive. He was public relations and event coordinator for the Emily Post Institute.

The RehabGYM announced the addition of Mike Anderson, M.Ed., to its Colchester team as business manager and site director. Anderson was the owner and operator of Petra Cliffs Climbing Center in Burlington.

Murdoch Hughes & Twarog Attorneys at Law P.C. announced that Michelle A. Tarnelli, the firm’s former law clerk, became associated with the firm, concentrating in the areas of family law and personal injury. She is a 2012 magna cum laude graduate of Vermont Law School.

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility named Russ Elek membership and communications assistant. He held a similar position at Burlington Business Association.

Kim Ladue, RN, MSN, APRN, FNPC, has begun working with the physicians at Central Vermont Cardiology. She has more than 33 years of nursing experience, most recently with a local family practice.

DEW Construction Corp. hired Matthew Wheaton as manager of preconstruction services. Wheaton was with TruexCullins Architects.

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