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Hannah ManleyCareer Highlights:
Director of Alumni Relations & Development, Lyndon State College
Fundraising Events Manager, Special Olympics Vermont
Hematology/Oncology Resource Specialist, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Therapeutic Case Manager, Clara Martin Center

Community Involvement:
Make a Wish Foundation of Vermont - Wish Granter & Spokesperson
Northeast Kingdom Chamber of Commerce - Trustee, Vice President
Miss Vermont Scholarship Organization - Miss Vermont 2000
Kingdom Access Television – Monthly talk show host
Vermont's 251 Club - Plus Member

Favorite part of job? I really enjoy celebrating Lyndon State College's alumni - so many of them have gone on to accomplish incredible things thanks in large part to the experience they were afforded at Lyndon.  It's a lot of fun to put a spotlight on them 

Most inspiring mentor? June Heston, current president of the Vermont Family Network and former president of the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Vermont, has been my mentor for more than a decade.  I can always trust June to provide me with sound personal and professional advice.  She is a compassionate and motivated leader, and she is always seeking self-improvement.   June and I share a love of children with special medical needs.   I hope that someday I am as highly regarded in the non-profit sector as she is now.

Who is your living hero? My hero is my eight-year-old nephew, Caleb.  He has a rare medical illness called Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome.  In his eight years Caleb has endured more than most people do in a lifetime.  He is a tough kid and his courage and bravery inspire me.

Favorite downtime activity? I have two dogs, Lexi and Jade, and a wonderful husband, Mike.  We live on 12 acres and I enjoy spending time outside with them during every season. 

Favorite Vermont Escape?  I have visited all 251 towns and cities in Vermont and have discovered many wonderful places to escape to, but my favorite remains a destination in my hometown of Ryegate...Tickle Naked Pond.

Favorite social network? Facebook.

Favorite website? Creative Muse Floral Design is a full service flower shop in Enosburg Falls, Vermont, owned and operated by my good friend, Sarah Jo Willey.  Sarah is far and away the most creative person I know and her website is a true reflection of this! 

Vermont Business Person you would most want to network with? I would most like to have a chance to network with Anson Tebbetts, news director at WCAX.  It has been a dream of mine to have my own feature like Steve Hartman (CBS- Everybody has a Story, Assignment America) on Vermont's most watched television station and I would like to talk with him about my vision!

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