Meet Our 2018 Judges!

We want to show our appreciation to the 2018 Rising Stars Judges in selecting this year’s award winners. Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us – it’s certainly not an easy feat with such incredible talent in New Hampshire!

John Broderick, Senior Director For Public Affairs, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Kaitlyn Covel, VP & Central NH Region Market Manager, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Scott Crowder, Commissioner & Founder, Pond Hockey Classic; Co-Founder, Boxscore; Co-Founder & Partner, EKAL Activity Center

Tim Dabrieo, Director, HR State Council of NH

Kathy DesRochers, Director MS Leadership, Granite State College

Karmen Gifford, President, Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce

George Hansel, Manager/ Owner, Filtrine Manufacturing Company

Susan Huard, President, Manchester Community College

Tricia McLaughlin, Director of Communications and Marketing, NH Public Radio

Arnold Mikolo, Co-Chair/ Facilitator & Team Leader, Welcoming Manchester

Courtney Morin, Director Actuarial Underwriting, Northeast Delta Dental

Joe Murray, VP Public Affairs, Fidelity Investments

Suzi Pegg, Director of Economic Development, City of Concord

Beth Prieto, Executive Director, Career Development Center, Southern NH University

Jessica Rodriguez, Director of NH’s Alliance for College and Career Readiness, Reaching Higher NH

Heidi Schmidt, Academic Affairs Administrative Secretary, NHTI

Bill Sherry, Chief Operating Officer, Granite United Way

Tim Sink, President & CEO, Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce

Yulya Spantchak, Senior Strategic Learning and Evaluation Officer, NH Charitable Foundation

Rusty Talbot, Owner & Manager, North Country Climbing

James Vayo, Downtown Specialist, City of Nashua

Mike Vlacich, President and CEO, NH College and University Council

Chris Wellington, Director, Housing Benefits, Families in Transition

Jesse Wright, Local Food Systems Advocate and Office Manager, Upper Saco Valley Land Trust

Kyle York, VP & Product Strategy & GM, Oracle + Dyn