Adam Grinold, Executive Director

Adam Grinold, Executive Director

A graduate of Wilmington High School, Adam received a BA with honors in History Education from Castleton State College in 1995.  Adam was the general manager of his family business,…

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Laura Sibilia, Director of Regional Economic Development Strategies and Programs

Laura Sibilia, Director of Regional Economic Development Strategies and Programs

Laura, a Dover resident, came to BDCC in 2011 from her position as Executive Director of the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce.  She brings experience in building strategic plans…

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Bobbi Kilburn , Director of Finance & Grant Management

Bobbi Kilburn , Director of Finance & Grant Management

Bobbi Kilburn joined BDCC in February, 2015 as its Grant & Project Manager, and in 2016 she transitioned into the role of Director of Finance & Grant Management. Prior to…

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Jennifer Stromsten, Director of Programs

Jennifer Stromsten, Director of Programs

Jen is BDCC’s Director of Programs. She leads the Targeted Expertise Recruitment & Retention Program and the SoVermont Marketing and Recruitment Project. Prior to joining the staff, Jen conducted grant-writing…

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R.T. Brown, Director of Business Acceleration and Community Capital Development

R.T. Brown, Director of Business Acceleration and Community Capital Development

R.T. Brown has professional experience in online technologies, education, non-profit management, small business consulting, and ecosystem development. Areas of focus and interest include land use and planning, commercial real estate…

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Jessica Reynolds, Administrative and Office Specialist

Jessica Reynolds, Administrative and Office Specialist

Jessica is a life long Vermonter who grew up in Whitingham and Jacksonville in the Deerfield Valley.  She is a 2006 graduate of Twin Valley High School.  She comes to the BDCC after…

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Krista Plante, Business and Grant Assistant

Krista Plante, Business and Grant Assistant

Kris began working at BDCC in October 2018. She lives in Brattleboro with her husband, Nicolas; cats, Pandora and Hazelnut; dogs, Tofu and Cava; and bunnies, Keemun and Chamomile. While…

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Alexander Beck, Workforce and Education Specialist

Alexander Beck, Workforce and Education Specialist

Alex Beck is a Brattleboro resident, and holds a MA in Service, Leadership, and Management from SIT Graduate Institute. He has extensive experience in community development, youth engagement, and social…

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Sarah Lang, Talent Specialist

Sarah Lang, Talent Specialist

Sarah is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, recently earning a Masters in Regional Planning and Masters of Science in Sustainability Sciences. Prior to BDCC, she has spent…

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Christy Betit, Pipelines and Pathways Coordinator

Christy Betit, Pipelines and Pathways Coordinator

Christy is a seventh generation Vermonter and a graduate of the former Whitingham High School. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Theatre Arts from The University of…

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James Walker, Real Estate Manager

James Walker, Real Estate Manager

After spending 10 years in the HVAC service industry, James joined the Mount Snow Resort Team, allowing him to expand his career to Facilities Management.  Following his employment at Mount…

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Joshua Martin, Maintenance Staff

Joshua Martin, Maintenance Staff

Joshua Martin  began work at BDCC in April of 2018. He is a former business owner, with a skilled trade background in painting, sheet metal fabrication and carpentry, among others.…

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Ben Winrich, Project Intern

Ben Winrich, Project Intern

Ben, a long time resident of Townshend, VT, is a project intern at BDCC this summer. Graduating from Leland and Gray in 2016 Ben is working toward earning his bachelors…

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Solasia Graves-Trotman, Bookkeeping Intern

Solasia Graves-Trotman, Bookkeeping Intern

Solasia, a Brattleboro resident, graduated from Brattleboro Union High School in June 2017. She is currently attending Community College of Vermont and wants to obtain her associates degree in accounting…

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