Meet our Board of directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of a broad cross-section of the Rutland County business community representing many industry sectors.  The board works directly with REDC Staff to support the conditions for economic success in our region.  With a commitment to the leveraging and strengthening of Rutland County’s sustainable competitive advantages, the REDC board is continuing an eighty-year tradition of serving the economic needs of our region.

John Russell III  REDC President  Owner, Russell Construction Services

John Russell III
REDC President

Owner, Russell Construction Services

John Casella II   REDC Vice President  Operations Group Manager, Casella Construction

John Casella II
REDC Vice President

Operations Group Manager, Casella Construction

Karen Garrow  REDC Treasurer  VP Commercial Lending, Heritage Family Credit Union

Karen Garrow
REDC Treasurer

VP Commercial Lending, Heritage Family Credit Union

 
Nicole Kesslering  REDC Secretary   VP, Enman Kesselring Consulting Engineers

Nicole Kesslering
REDC Secretary

VP, Enman Kesselring Consulting Engineers

Ed Bove  Ex-Officio   Executive Director, Rutland Regional Planning Commission

Ed Bove
Ex-Officio

Executive Director, Rutland Regional Planning Commission

Mary Cohen  Ex-Officio   Executive Director, Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce

Mary Cohen
Ex-Officio

Executive Director, Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce

 
Steve Costello    VP of Customer Service and Ambassador to Rutland, Green Mountain Power

Steve Costello

VP of Customer Service and Ambassador to Rutland, Green Mountain Power

Daniel Doenges  Ex-Officio   RYP Representative

Daniel Doenges
Ex-Officio

RYP Representative

Michael Doenges    Connected Transportation & Smart Cities IoT Architecht, Consulting Solutions Architecht

Michael Doenges

Connected Transportation & Smart Cities IoT Architecht, Consulting Solutions Architecht

 
Brennan Duffy  Ex-Officio   Executive Director, Rutland Redevelopment Authority

Brennan Duffy
Ex-Officio

Executive Director, Rutland Redevelopment Authority

Mary Foley Jr.     Owner, Foley Distributing

Mary Foley Jr.

Owner, Foley Distributing

Mary Ann Goulette    Town Manager, Town of West Rutland

Mary Ann Goulette

Town Manager, Town of West Rutland

 
Rolf Hirschmann    Owner, H. Hirschmann Ltd.

Rolf Hirschmann

Owner, H. Hirschmann Ltd.

Amy Laramie    Internal Communications & Guest Experience Manager, Killington Resort

Amy Laramie

Internal Communications & Guest Experience Manager, Killington Resort

Teresa Leichtnam    Senior Employee Human Resources Manager, GE Aviation

Teresa Leichtnam

Senior Employee Human Resources Manager, GE Aviation

 
Shana Louiselle    Communications and Policy, VELCO

Shana Louiselle

Communications and Policy, VELCO

Greg McClallen    Sales & Marketing Director, Stratabond Co.

Greg McClallen

Sales & Marketing Director, Stratabond Co.

Rob Mitchell    Editor/Online Manager, Rutland Herald

Rob Mitchell

Editor/Online Manager, Rutland Herald

 
Jonathon Reynolds    Sr. Director of Pharmacy and Musculoskeletal Services, Regional Medical Center

Jonathon Reynolds

Sr. Director of Pharmacy and Musculoskeletal Services, Regional Medical Center

Jennifer Scott    President, College of St. Joseph

Jennifer Scott

President, College of St. Joseph

Jonathan Spriro    Castleton University, Chief Academic Officer

Jonathan Spriro

Castleton University, Chief Academic Officer

 
Mark Werle    Civil Litigation/ Commercial Law/Insurance, Smith & Carbine, Ltd.

Mark Werle

Civil Litigation/ Commercial Law/Insurance, Smith & Carbine, Ltd.