Corporate coach on the go and at home

Corporate coach on the go and at home

Karen Walker spends a lot of time on airplanes. A few weeks every month, she’s traveling to Atlanta, Boston, Denver, New York and San Francisco for her business, One Team Consulting. Walker doesn’t mind the travel since at the end of each trip she gets to come back home to Shelburne. Most of Walker’s clients… Read More »

Tracey Brown: Walking to remember those who can’t

Tracey Brown: Walking to remember those who can’t

It was back in 2010 when Tracey Brown of Charlotte first noticed that her father, Levi Brown, was exhibiting some unusual symptoms. “He’d always been a really healthy guy,” Brown said. Living in upstate New York where there was no dedicated memory care center, Levi was initially misdiagnosed. In 2012 he went to the hospital… Read More »

Terry Wilson: Helping ugly (and beautiful) dogs hunt

Terry Wilson: Helping ugly (and beautiful) dogs hunt

Terry Wilson and his wife, Nancy Anisfield, have always enjoyed bird hunting. Seventeen years ago, they got a German Wirehaired Pointer named Scrub for his bristly facial hair. “They’re called ugly dogs,” Wilson said of the breed, not without affection. “I had just sold a manufacturing business and I decided to start a mail order… Read More »

Mary Catherine Jones: The woman behind the voice

Mary Catherine Jones: The woman behind the voice

By her own admission, Mary Catherine Jones spends a lot of time talking to herself in a small padded room. The good news is she gets paid for doing it. Jones’ business, Voice Over Vermont, provides commercial voice-overs and video narration for clients across the state and beyond. Growing up in Washington D.C., Jones acquired… Read More »

Charlie Tompkin carries on a family tradition

Charlie Tompkin carries on a family tradition

The Aske family has a rich history on the waters of Shelburne Bay and Charlie Tompkin is making sure he keeps that history alive. Tompkin grew up in Warren and lived there for five years after attending college and working in food services and photography in Boston, but when his grandfather Jerry Aske died and… Read More »

Natalie Tucker Miller: Enriching life for elders

Natalie Tucker Miller: Enriching life for elders

Natalie Tucker Miller had worked as a nursery school teacher for many years and was well-versed as a storyteller when she came up the with idea of visiting nursing homes and reading to the residents. “I really resist the temptation to make the comparison between children and elders,” she said, “but there is a similarity… Read More »

Wild Hart: A new craft distillery in Shelburne

Wild Hart: A new craft distillery in Shelburne

Next month, Wild Hart Distillery will open its doors at the Vermont Artisan Village in Shelburne. The two principals, Naomi Clemmons and Craig Stevens, have been friends and colleagues for 25 years. They were working as consultants in the public health field in Boston, but both felt the urge to do something different. The result… Read More »