Janette K Bombardier, PE, was named Vermont’s 2019 Engineer of the Year. Ms. Bombardier is Chief Technology Officer of Chroma Technology located in Rockingham, VT. The award will be presented at the annual Vermont Engineers Week banquet on February 22.
Ms. Bombardier is a UVM graduate and former IBM engineer who rose to leadership and remained with the company after its sale as the Vermont Senior Location Executive for Global Foundries. She was Green Mountain Power’s Senior Vice President for commercial and industrial customer relations and business development, power production, and continuous improvement projects. Ms. Bombardier joined Chroma Technology in 2018.
For more information on Janette Bombardier’s career and the Engineer of the Year award, please see this recent article in the Vermont Business Magazine.
Chroma Technology Corp is a local optical filter engineer and manufacturer that supplies lenses to industries across the world. In 2017, the company began a 40,000 square foot expansion costing roughly $20 million which is helping to retain the company’s 113 existing jobs as well as adding 26 new jobs to the region. This project was facilitated by the BDCC using federal New Market Tax Credits, working with many local and state partners. For more information on this and other BDCC Development Services projects click here.