Nov 15, 2016Brattleboro Community TV
BCTV staff

The purpose of this summit was to examine what it takes for families to live and work in Windham County and how we can support a family-centered economy. The morning included a keynote presentation about early childhood development and how this impacts our current and future workforce. It also included a panel of area businesspeople who discussed how they each support their employees with families which builds a successful business…which contributes to a thriving economy.
The morning’s program included:
Keynote: Steve Voigt, Executive Director, ReThink Health: UCRV and former CEO of King Arthur Flour and past Chair of VT Business RoundtablePanel discussion moderated by State Senator Becca Balint with:
        Angela Earle-Gray – Chroma Technology
        Carrie Simmons – New Ground Creative
        David Hiler – Whetstone Station
        Heather Sullivan – Mount Snow
Speaker: Brandie Starr, Marketing Administrator & Executive Assistant to the CEO, Brattleboro Savings & Loan
Presented by: Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce, Great Falls Regional Chamber of Commerce, Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber, Vermont Business Roundtable, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Sponsored by: Southeast VT Building Bright Futures, United Way of Windham County, Let’s Grow Kids, Chroma Technology Corp, The Vermont Association of Business Industry & Rehabilitation (VABIR), IPG Employee Benefits Specialists, Twombly Wealth Management.
Technical support provided by: Ready Nation: Council for a Strong America

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