Ashley Campbell: using the arts in a multitude of ways

Ashley Campbell: using the arts in a multitude of ways

Ashley Campbell never planned on a career as a restaurant manager, but that’s the job she finds herself in, and she has no regrets. Campbell has a multi-faceted role at Rustic Roots in Shelburne: interviewing, hiring and managing the staff, handling reservations, dealing with special events, tracking inventory, ordering beverages, and working as a hostess… Read More »

George Darling: Getting Vermonters out on the lake

George Darling:  Getting Vermonters out on the lake

George Darling spent five years working at other marinas before he decided to open his own business. In 1978, Darling’s Boatworks was born. “I wanted the challenge and the independence,” Darling said. “There was an opportunity so I took it.” The busiest time of year for Darling is from mid-April to the fourth of July… Read More »

Tom Thibault: At home in the trees

Tom Thibault:  At home in the trees

When he was young, Tom Thibault had a fear of heights. He doesn’t remember how he got over that, but there’s no question he has, since he owns and operates Thibault’s Tree Service out of his Hinesburg home. Thibault has worked in the tree business for fifteen years and this is the fifth year that… Read More »

Tim Williams: The new face of Archie’s Grill

Tim Williams:  The new face of Archie’s Grill

Tim Williams has owned a number of businesses but nothing has given him as much satisfaction as his most recent endeavor; purchasing the concept of Archie’s Grill from retiring owner Dick Hess. Williams had no restaurant background but that didn’t stop him from taking the plunge. “I just thought it was a great opportunity,” he… Read More »

Roger Giroux: Small-town Medicine at its Finest

Roger Giroux:  Small-town Medicine at its Finest

Roger Giroux was invited to join a number of group practices when he re-entered the field of medicine roughly 15 years ago, but that just isn’t his style. “A solo doc is a different breed,” said the lone physician at Brookside Family Health Center in Hinesburg. “In some practices, the group is so large and… Read More »

Robin Turnau: A passion for public radio

Robin Turnau: A passion for public radio

For 27 years there has been one constant in Robin Turnau’s life: her employment at Vermont Public Radio. Fresh out of college, Turnau joined VPR in 1989 and twenty years later was named president, moving from the fourteenth person hired at the station to overseeing a staff of 55. Turnau grew up in what she… Read More »

1 12 13 14 15 16 18