Yoram Samets: marketing for the greater good

Yoram Samets: marketing for the greater good

By Phyl Newbeck Yoram Samets arrived in Vermont on his BMW motorcycle. The serial entrepreneur had already started and sold 10 businesses, and in 1977 he started two more. One of those businesses, a marketing and communications firm called Kelliher, Samets and Volk (KSV), continues to this day. In the early days, KSV represented local… Read More »

David Palmer: combining the best of two worlds

David Palmer: combining the best of two worlds

By Phyl Newbeck David Palmer wants to clear up the misconception that insurance work is boring. “I love what I do,” he said. “I’ve been doing it for 17 years and it’s something I’m really passionate about. It’s exciting because you’re always meeting new people and looking at unique scenarios. It’s a really great industry.”… Read More »

Margaret Woodruff: a lifetime love of books

Margaret Woodruff: a lifetime love of books

By Phyl Newbeck Fourteen years ago Margaret Woodruff moved to Charlotte, and during her first week in town she took her young children to the Charlotte Library. Two years later she decided to transition back into the working world by applying for a job as assistant to the Children’s Librarian. When the Children’s Librarian left,… Read More »

Jean Carlson Masseau: a lifetime of art

Jean Carlson Masseau: a lifetime of art

By Phyl Newbeck “I was quite passionate about drawing at an early age,” recalls Jean Carlson Masseau. “My first passion was nature objects and birds and that has appeared and reappeared throughout my life and career.” Masseau’s career has included a variety of artistic endeavors including drawing, painting and photography. Her work has been displayed… Read More »