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October 2014

Pomerleau Real Estate, Yves Bradley
Attested Development: Whether promoting a sailing crew, painting ski lifts, selling makeup, or dealing in commercial property, Bradley puts his mind and heart into the work

The Fucci Co., David Fucci
Unit Commander: David Fucci says he goes to work every day with a fire hose

Ramsay Gourd Architects, Ramsay Gourd
A Space Odyssey: Ramsay Gourd says architecture is in his DNA

Lamoille Economic Development Corp., John Mandeville
Big Wheel: Turning the wheels of progress or his motorcycle, John Mandeville keeps on turning

Commercial Spaces 2014,
Commercial Spaces Roundup: Our annual survey of commercial property for sale or lease.

Marketing 101, by Christine Miller, Miller Consulting LLC,
Become a Sales Cowboy


September 2014

Barrett Trucking Co., Joe, Brian, and Scott Barrett
Rock and Roll: This 80-year-old family company helps keep us on the road.

Hadley Financial Group, Scott Hadley
Stretching The Dough: Guiding clients through the pitfalls of finance.

Stone's Service Station, Michael W. Stone
Motor Driven: 'Fill 'er up?' is still asked at this family service station.

The Manager's Corner, by Emily Morrow,
Networking: What it is and why it matters.

Vermont Insurance Agents Association, Mary A. Eversole
Swimming in the Risk Pool: Eversole helps keep independent agents competitive.


August 2014

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, John Killacky
A Shot Through the Art: Art is Killacky's driving force.

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, Michael Creasey
Wild at Heart: Creasey caught his wild bug on a threemonth road trip through the West over 30 years ago.

The Inn at Buck Hollow Farm, Brad and Jacquie Schwartz
Rest Area: Brad Schwartz pulled off the highway of big-city life and decided to buy a Vermont inn.

Personnel Points, by Dave Mount, Westaff, Promoting Cathleen

Doing Business in Vermont, Bob Conlon of Leunig's Bistro & Caf, Frank Cioffi of Greater Burlington Industrial Corp., Katy Lesser of Healthy Living Market, Don Mayer of Small Dog Electronics, Dave Mount of Westaff, and Matthew Nadeau of Rock Art Brewery
Doing Business in Vermont: We asked a few folks how things are going of Vermont.

Your Business Energy Dollar, by David Corliss, Efficiency Vermont, Vermont business owners' top 5 questions on energy costs

Dining Out,
Dining Out: Local restaurants with something special to offer.


July 2014

Cover story: SecurShred, Eric Flegenheimer and Ken Miller
Paper Tigers: Recognizing an opportunity, these entrepreneurs leapt.

Sugarbush Real Estate, Cynthia B. Carr and Brian T. Shea
Property Lines: Land, residential, resort, rentals. Sugarbush Real Estate does it all.

Joyce's Noodle House, Joyce Fong
Wok and Roll: Authentic Chinese dishes in Essex since 2003.

All About IT, by John Burton of NPI,
The Personal Side of Technology Security.

Hamlin Glass, Tom Hamlin
Taking Panes: Hamlin has been a 'glass act' most of his life.


June 2014

30th Anniversary Issue

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell, William Sorrell
Lawyer in Chief: Sorrell is our state's longest-serving attorney general.

Vermont Custom Closets and Otter Creek Awnings and Sunrooms, Elizabeth and Todd Warren
Under Cover Business: Whether closets or awnings, the Warrens have you covered.

Vermont and Technology, Interview with Jeff Couture
Full Circle: How Vermont became a center of technology innovation.

Business PeopleVermont Online, Business PeopleVermont
Business PeopleVermont and The Internet

Infrequently Asked Questions, Business People-Vermont
A short list.

Timeline, Business People-Vermont
A Look Back: 30 years and counting.

The Manager's Corner, by Emily Morrow,
Teams and working at the speed of trust


May 2014

Alliance Mechanical, Jason and Shaun Patnaude
Air Base: Keeping air systems humming.

Royal Design & Construction, Roy Rabideau
All Wings Considered: Design and construction have always been part of Rabideau's life.

ReSOURCE Barre Granite Shed, Beck & Beck Granite Co.
Building a Reputation: ReSOURCE's restoration of its 1898 Barre granite shed.

Burnett Scrap Metals, James P. and Mark J. Burnett
Heavy Metal: Salvaging the American work ethic.

Act 250 Roundup 2013
Applications approved by the Vermont Environmental Board in 2013.

Under Construction
A look at recent construction projects.

Personnel Points, by Dave Mount, Westaff
Hiring new employees revisited.

Creative Intelligence, by Erik Glitman, Fletcher CSI
Using Win/Loss to build value and competitive insight.


April 2014

Vermont Sailing Partners, Bill Fastiggi
Sailsmanship: Riding with the wind.

The Skinny Pancake, Benjy and Jonny Adler
Crêpe Expectations: Who knew you could build a mini empire on pancakes?

Vintage Jewelers, Dolores Kurjan
Puttin' on the Glitz: Shiny baubles, bangles, and beads.

The Year on the Lake, The Lake
Waiting for Summer: The year on the lake 2014.

Marketing 101, by Christine Miller, Miller Consulting LLC
"Everybody" is not a target.


March 2014

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, Don George
Singin' the Blues: Vermont's Blue Cross and Blue Shield is ready for the changes ahead in health care.

Charlie Miceli at Fletcher Allen, Charlie Miceli
Piece Movement: Supply-chain economics in action.

PHIT Performance, Julie and Ernie Roick
Pace Makers: Phat action.

Nutty Steph's, Stephanie Jaquelyn Rieke, Cecilia Leibovitz, and Josie Green
Sweet Satisfaction: Nutty granola, chocolate, and Bacon Thursdays.

The Manager's Corner, by Emily Morrow
Difficult personalities in the workplace


February 2014

The Last Resort Farm, Eugenie Doyle and Sam Burr
Berried Treasure: Inventiveness, variety, and hard work keep this farm growing.

Hyde Away Inn and Restaurant, Bruce Hyde and Margaret DeFoor
Not Just Another Pretty Place: This property has been hailed as having the best menu reinvention of the year.

Above the Clouds, Lisa Kumari Conlon and Steve Conlon
Taking the High Ground: This father-daughter team specializes in treks to the world's Alpine regions.

Personnel Points, by Dave Mount, Westaff
How do we make them happy?.

Dining Out
Dining Out: Local restaurants with something special to offer.

Vermont Arts Council, Alexander L. Aldrich
Artistic License: The nonprofit Vermont Arts Council is the country'sonly state arts council not a part of state government.


January 2014

IBM, Janette Bombardier
Blue Chip Leader: Big Blue's Vermont facility has evolved with the times and the markets.

Eastman Benz, Dan Eastman and Karl Benz
Board Game: It all began at the kitchen table.

Kilawatt Technologies, Gregory Johnson
Energy Hounds: On the trail of energy management.

Found Line, Jason Pelletier and Bradley Holt
Art Work: Creative design for Web and print.

All About IT, by John Burton of NPI
The risky business of online reputation


December 2013

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

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

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

Warm Hearts, Deep Pockets
Warm Hearts, Deep Pockets: Our annual guide to creative ways to make life better for somebody in need.

Hot Products and Executive Gifts
Gift ideas for your favorite boss or client.

The Manager's Corner, by Emily Morrow
Giving, getting, and digesting feedback.


November 2013

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

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

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

Words Worth Revisiting
Quotes from enterprising Vermonters.

Hot Products and Executive Gifts
Gift ideas for your favorite boss or client.

Personnel Points, by Dave Mount, Westaff
Time for Change


October 2013

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

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

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

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

Commercial Spaces 2013
Commercial Spaces Roundup: Our annual survey of commercial property for sale or lease.

Marketing 101, by Christine Miller, Miller Consulting LLC
Sales and marketing: two great teams that should work together


September 2013

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

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

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

The Manager's Corner, by Emily Morrow
High-trust professional relationships

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


August 2013

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.

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

Personnel Points, by Dave Mount, Westaff
An angry place to work.

Dining Out
Dining Out: A baker's dozen of our favorite eateries.

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

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.


July 2013

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

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

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

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

Big Rewards for Small Businesses, by Karla Giardino, New England Automotive
The fast track to earning five-star reviews.


June 2013

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

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.

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

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

The Manager's Corner, by Emily Morrow
Optimal Delegation


May 2013

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

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

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

Under Construction
A birds eye view of recent construction projects

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

Act 250
Applications approved by the Vermont Environmental Board in 2012.

All About IT, by John Burton of NPI
The Vermont business forecast: sunny with a strong chance of clouds.

Personnel Points, by Dave Mount, Westaff
What to do when you hire a new employee.


April 2013

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

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

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

Marketing 101, by Christine Miller, Miller Consulting LLC
Sell Like You're on QVC.

The Year On The Lake
The Year on the Lake: Sailing Into Summer.


March 2013

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

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

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

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

The Manager's Corner, by Emily Morrow
Going The Distance: Long-Term Professional Success.


February 2013

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

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

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

Personnel Points, by Dave Mount, Westaff
A look at employee turnover

Dining Out
Dining Out: Fourteen of our favorite eateries.

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.


January 2013

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

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

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

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

Special Needs and Your Business, James A. Caffry, Caffry Law PLCC
Employing people with disabilities

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