Attorney William Deveneau joins Chamber board

William C. Deveneau

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BENNINGTON — The Bennington Regional Chamber of Commerce has added Attorney William C. Deveneau to its board of directors.

Deveneau is an attorney and tax consultant who has lived in Bennington since 2004. Before founding Veracity Financial Group LLC, a law practice, along with multiple e-commerce ventures, he was a Vermont state trooper. Deveneau's law practice focuses on tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters while his consulting firm focuses on tax, financial analysis, interim CFO services and business turnarounds and restructuring.

"Bill comes to us with an amazing background and experience that this chamber is fortunate to have," Matt Harrington, executive director of the regional chamber, said in a release. "I have known Bill personally and professionally for many years now and he is top notch in his area of expertise. He began working with the chamber in our finance committee, while also providing our members with a Lunch and Learn program focused on small business financing. From there, the finance committee made a recommendation for Bill to join the board fully."

Deveneau received his education from Mount Wachusett Community College, Empire State College, the University of Massachusetts - Lowell, and Albany Law School. He serves on the boards of the Bennington Rotary Club, Bennington Project Independence, Bennington Museum and Shires Housing.

"I could not be more thrilled to welcome Bill as the newest member of the board of directors. Bill's professional experience and dedication to our community will be invaluable in the years to come as we continue to grow and develop new ways of working together for the betterment of the greater Bennington area," Brian Maggiotto, the president of the chamber board of directors, said in a release.

"The region is in a great spot to move forward and grow and I am excited to see where we go from here," Deveneau said.


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