Keefe Joins SVHC
In January, Leslie Keefe is joining Southwestern Vermont Health Care as vice president of corporate development. Keefe, a Rutland native, most recently ran a successful consulting business focusing on organizational development. Keefe has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, management and strategic business consulting, and a long history of successful marketing and fundraising in Bennington County. She served as development director at Long Trail School and directed the capital campaign for the Northshire Day School, raising several million dollars for the organizations. As executive director of the Manchester and the Mountains Chamber of Commerce, she quadrupled membership and led several successful economic development initiatives.
Keefe serves on the boards of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation and GNAT (Greater Northshire Access TV,) as well as volunteering with various community organizations. She also was recently re-appointed by Governor Peter Shumlin as an alternate commissioner on the District 8 Act 250 Commission, a position she has held since 2007. Keefe, a Manchester resident, will begin her post January 6, and can be reached at that time at 802-442-6361 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.