Southern Vermont’s Storm Petrel awarded contract to manage Puerto Rico federal disaster recovery grants

BDCC assisting with immediate recruitment of software development positions

HALIFAX, Vermont – Storm Petrel has been awarded a contract to manage 100% of the federal disaster recovery grants for Puerto Rico through their software Tempest-GEMS.  The company is hiring three for three software positions immediately.

This Vermont-based software development company specializes in recovery from natural disasters and federal grant programs. The firm came to life in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene as founder Christina Moore helped southern Storm Petrel, LLC logoVermont communities rebuild roads and bridges with FEMA funds.  Named a top project in the Windham Region CEDS, the growth stage company is a key entrepreneur in the tri-state Ecovation Hub, a Windham CEDS development Project.

Positions sought:
Three software development positions are being immediately hired for:  Data Analysts and Business Analysts.   The positions may be paid internships or regular employment, and candidates from the tri-state region are particularly encouraged to apply.  Employees will work virtually.  Resumes may be forwarded to  Recruitment and placement firm services are not currently being sought by the company.


About Storm Petrel: Storm Petrel LLC sells high-quality software that aids local and state governments through the financial recovery process after a natural disaster. The Tempest suite of software applications improve the workflow, cash-flow, and regulatory compliance of managing federal grant programs. The software and related data management services provide the optimal mix of off-the-shelf products with highly customizable feature sets that assist customers and solve business needs. Storm Petrel prides itself on answering customer calls immediately and addressing technical issues promptly.

Storm Petrel is a Vermont limited liability company (LLC) headquartered in Halifax, Vermont,  a disadvantaged business entity (DBE) certified by Vermont and New York, a Small Business Administration certified woman-owned small business (WOSB) and an economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business (EDWOSB).


About the Ecovation Hub: The Ecovation Hub project is a key implementation project from the Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies (SeVEDS) developed Windham Region CEDS in southern Vermont.  Launched with support from the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation, the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Agency and the State of Vermont Windham County Economic Development Program, this tri-state initiative has brought together public and private sector partners in the building of an exciting vision for sustainable economic growth and community-scale resilience to climate change. The Hub builds from the tri-state region’s unique cluster of green building assets which includes recognized national leaders in research, product development, manufacturing, and design and construction of high-performance buildings and communities.

The Ecovation Hub video features a wide cross section of these leaders including GreenBuilding founder Alex Wilson, Co-Director, of Antioch University’s Center for Climate Preparedness and Community Resilience Abagail Abrash Walton, Green River founder Michael Knapp and Storm Petral founder Christina Moore.