William C. Shouldice IV was named president and CEO of Vermont Teddy Bear Co. He was president and CEO of The Vermont Country Store.
Chris Vickers, chief merchandising and marketing officer, was promoted to president and CEO of The Vermont Country Store. He succeeds William Shouldice, who was named president and CEO of Vermont Teddy Bear Co.
Gravel & Shea PC announced that lawyers Leslie A. Cadwell and Jeanne C. Blackmore have become shareholders effective Jan. 1. Blackmore, whose practice includes tax and estate planning, probate and trust administration, and general business taxation, joined the firm in 2009; Cadwell joined the firm in 2011 as special counsel in the areas of energy, public utility law, telecommunications, and government affairs.
The National Bank of Middlebury announced the appointment of Amy Prior as a community lender in its Bristol office. Prior has worked for the bank for more than six years in consumer lending and loan servicing roles.
John Malm joined the commercial lending team of Union Bank. Working from the bank’s Littleton, N.H., office on Dells Road, Malm will assist people in Grafton and Coos counties, N.H., and Vermont’s Caledonia County. He was with Meredith Village Savings Bank
TD Bank announced the promotion of Marino J. Bartolomei to small-business relationship manager in Montpelier. An assistant vice president, he joined the bank in 2011 as store manager in Waterbury. James E. Van Orden III was named relationship manager in commercial lending in Burlington. He has 40 years’ experience in banking and commercial lending and is rejoining the bank, having served a similar role in St. Albans from 2006 to 2012.
Robert Wilson joined Russell, Blanchard & DuBois, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc., as an associate financial adviser. He is a licensed financial adviser.
Hickok & Boardman Group Benefits hired Stuart Offer as its wellness coach and educator. Offer has more than 20 years’ experience in lifestyle coaching. Karra LaPointe joined Hickok & Boardman Insurance as a commercial account manager. She is a licensed insurance agent and was with Willis | Smith Bell & Thompson in Burlington. Sue Martin joined Denis, Ricker & Brown, a member of the Hickok & Boardman Insurance Group, as a commercial account manager. She is a licensed property and casualty producer.
Bread Loaf Corp. announced that Charlie Willner was hired as an architectural designer. Willner was the owner of Willner Design + Construction in Burlington.
Julie Quintin was hired by Champlain Community Services Inc. as a job developer in its Way2Work supported-employment program. Quintin has 10 years’ experience in accounting and operating her own business.
The Shelburne Museum hired Andrea Bergeron as chief financial officer. She was vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer at Vermont Public Television for 14 years.
Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC announced that three attorneys joined the firm. Heidi Trimarco practices as an associate in the firm’s Lebanon, N.H., office and represents clients in regulatory proceedings in New Hampshire and Vermont. Alician Fabish returned to the firm as Of Counsel in the labor and employment group in Brattleboro, having been an associate from 2009 to 2011. Elizabeth L. Kohler will serve Of Counsel in the Burlington office in the energy and telecommunications group. She worked for the firm as an associate from 1994 to 1995.
Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity named Jonathon Goldhammer manager of its Habitat ReStore in Williston. He was with Bosch Thermotechnology. A 2012 graduate of Johnson State College, Dan Mullin, assistant manager, began working as a volunteer for the organization last year.
The Burlington Emergency Shelter announced the appointment of Valerie Brosseau as executive director. Brosseau joined the team in 2010 as community relations director.
Katherine B. Kramer joined Langrock Sperry & Wool LLP as an associate working on litigation matters. She clerked for Chief Judge Christina Reiss of the U.S. District Court for the district of Vermont and for a U.S. District Court judge in California. She also practiced with a New York law firm.
DuBois & King Inc. consulting engineers announced that Joseph Flynn, LS, joined the firm as a senior land surveyor. Flynn is a licensed land surveyor in Vermont with over 20 years’ experience in Vermont, New Hampshire, and New York.
Ellen Zdyb joined the team at Geri Reilly Real Estate as a Realtor and buyer’s agent. She has eight years’ experience as a Realtor in Vermont and is an Accredited Buyer’s Representative, Certified Residential Specialist, and Senior Real Estate Specialist.
Lamoureux & Dickinson announced that Jeff Spaulding joined the civil engineering firm as a surveyor. He recently earned his bachelor’s degree in surveying from the University of Maine. Chris Day, formerly with VTrans, is a project engineer. Day will perform design and field inspection services.
David Epstein, AIA, a principal with TruexCullins Architecture and Interior Design, was promoted to managing partner. Epstein joined the firm in 1997 and co-leads the education studio.
Scott + Partners Inc. announced that longtime employee and senior architect Joel Page, AIA, has become a partner in the firm. Page specializes in multi-family housing and commercial and health care architecture.
Gallagher, Flynn & Co. LLP announced that Steve Julian, CPA, was promoted to partner at the firm.
The Vermont & New Hampshire Upper Valley Region of the American Red Cross announced that Suzanne Johnson was named major gifts officer. Johnson has experience in fund raising, marketing, sales, and management, including several years as a Realtor and the owner/operator of Tilley’s Café in Burlington.
Middlebury College announced the appointment of Carolyn Kuebler as editor of the New England Review, a quarterly literary journal published by the college. Currently managing editor, she will prepare for the transition and assume her new responsibilities in January 2014 when Stephen Donadio steps down. Kuebler has been managing editor since 2004.
Central Vermont Medical Center hired three physical therapists: Sarah McNamee, Timothy Mousette, and Angela Nicknair. McNamee, who worked in the Mad River Valley, has education in Tree of Life teachings, Mindfulness Meditation, and Reiki. Mousette holds a bachelor of science in kinesiology and a doctorate in physical therapy. Nicknair was with a medical center in Caribou, Maine. She holds a doctorate in physical therapy. Present were Nicknair, McNamee, and Mousette.
BlackRock Construction hired Mark D’Angelo as CEO. D’Angelo was the owner of D’Angelo Construction Management and has been in the industry for over 35 years.
Kate Neubauer, executive director of the Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center, announced that she has resigned and will join the team at 11th Hour Racing in Newport, R.I. The board of directors appointed Mark Naud as interim executive director.
Kathy L. Shackett was appointed assistant county clerk and Certified Passport Agent of Chittenden County.
Bill Cairns, general manager of Bromley Mountain Resort, was named president of the resort. Cairns has been with Bromley for 32 years, having begun as a lift painter.
Clover House Pub of Colchester announced its move and change of name to The Lighthouse Restaurant. The Lighthouse is located at 38 Lower Mountain View Drive, near the Hampton Inn, and is open daily for lunch at 11 a.m. and dinner at 4:30 p.m. The salad bar is open all day. The new phone number is 448-3361.
Diane Way was hired as a community outreach coordinator at Armistead Caregiver Services. She has 18 years’ experience as director of sales and marketing for The Lodges Retirement Communities in Middlebury and Shelburne. •