Thurber named interim development director at SVHC

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BENNINGTON — Carson Thurber has been appointed interim director of development at Southwestern Vermont Health Care and the SVHC Foundation, the organization has announced. Thurber, a member of the Bennington Select Board and the Greater Bennington Chamber of Commerce, has worked as a senior gift officer for the foundation since 2015.

"Carson is tremendously professional, dedicated, and enthusiastic in his efforts on behalf of the SVHC Foundation and its mission to support our health system," Leslie Keefe, the vice president for corporate development, said in a release. "We expect Carson's leadership to be an asset as we continue the traditions of philanthropy and exceptional health care in southwestern Vermont."

Before his work with SVHC, Thurber was assistant headmaster at the Stratton Mountain School in Stratton. In addition to his background in academic administration, Thurber owns and manages a real estate holding company in Southern Vermont. Thurber received his bachelor's degree in business management from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

"Over the past 3 years with the SVHC Foundation, I have been inspired by the outpouring of generous support for health care in our communities," Thurber said in a statement. "I am proud to take on this new role with the aim of sharing SVHC's impressive clinical achievements and expanding support for the good work happening here."


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