VBA Announces New President

first_imgPeter Crosby, chairman of the Vermont Bankers Association announced that Christopher D’Elia has been appointed to the position of president of the VBA. D’Elia replaces Timothy Hayward who left the VBA after 18 years of service to become Chief of Staff for Governor Jim Douglas.D’elia most recently served as commissioner of the Vermont Department of Economic Development. During his two year tenure as commissioner, he was responsible for overseeing the economic development efforts for the state of Vermont, facilitating a partnership of public and private organizations associated with economic development as well as acting as a liason between the business community and the Dean administration. Prior to his commissioner’s post, D’Elia was executive directorof the Vermont Economic Progress Council, of Workforce Education and Training at Vermont Technical College, and executive director of the Lamoille Economic Development Corporation.last_img