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(l to r): Scott McPherson, Acting President and CEO and VP of Operations and Finance, NH Public Radio; Scott Crowder, Boxscore, POnd Hockey Classic and EKAL Activity Center at Mill Falls at the Lake, and Young Entrepreneur of the Year; Will Stewart, Executive Director, Stay Work Play NH. Photo credit: Allegra Boverman Photography

Meet Our 2017 “Young Entrepreneur of the Year”

Scott Crowder “Scott is a smart, passionate entrepreneur with an acute ability to multi-task, solve problems and build valuable relationships that matter.” ~Bob Leland (Scott’s nominator and Business Partner, Boxscore) Company Name(s): Boxscore, Pond Hockey Classic and EKAL Activity Center at Mill Falls at the Lake. Hometown: Meredith. Brief Bio: Scott was a participant in […]

Photo credit: Allegra Boverman Photography.

Meet One of Our 2017 “Coolest Companies for Young Professionals”

Merchants Fleet Management What are the top three qualities that you look for when bringing on new employees? There are several characteristics for prospective employees that are essential for success at Merchants Fleet Management. The first is the ability to work as part of a team. This requires the individual to possess strong interpersonal skills, […]

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Meet One of Our 2016 “Coolest Companies for Young Professionals”

Appcast What were your initial thoughts when Appcast was selected as one of the “Coolest Companies for Young Professionals?” Proud! It is the people who work at Appcast that make it one of the ‘Coolest Companies’ in New Hampshire…not the fact that we have a ping pong table. The young professionals here (~80% are under 30), are […]

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Meet Our 2016 “People’s Choice for Coolest Companies for Young Professionals”

ReVision Energy What was your first thought when you realized ReVision Energy was chosen as the “People’s Choice for Coolest Company?” Beyond thrilled! We work hard to make ReVision Energy an attractive place to work. A whopping 78% of you workforce is under the age of 40. How does ReVision Energy recruit and retain young […]

Photo by Allegra Boverman. Winners of the Rising Stars Awards 2015 held on Mon., Oct. 5, 3015 at Space Center, Hooksett by Stay Work Play New Hampshire, NHPR. Grace Mattern, representing N.H. Center for Nonprofits. The program won Leadership Development Program of the Year.

Meet Our 2015 “Leadership Development Program of the Year”

Describe what you were thinking when the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship was announced as the “Leadership Development Program of the Year.” It is rewarding to be recognized for this vital program, mostly because winning raises the visibility of the Fellowship, which is a win, not only for the program, but for the future of NH. For those […]

Photo credit by Allegra Boverman Photography.

Meet Our 2015 “Young Entrepreneur of the Year”

Alex Freid What inspired you to begin PLAN (Post-Landfill Action Network)? At the end of my freshman year at UNH my friends and I saw dumpsters overflowing with usable materials. It bothered the hell out of me. Furniture, electronics, clothing, dishware, decorations, school supplies, food and so much more were being sent to the landfill, […]