Tammy Perrotte-Sears

By Michelle St. Onge | Photo by Jessica McCafferty Issue: December 2022 HOMETOWN: Schuyler Falls, NYFAMILY: Husband, Dale Sears; two adult children, two adult stepchildren, and six grandchildrenOCCUPATION: Associate Broker for RE/MAXCOMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Longtime volunteer and current Director, The Christmas Bureau, support for Girl Scouts, Business and Professional Women, Past President and member, Clinton County Board of read more

Donny Phaneuf

By Michelle St. Onge | Photo by Jessica McCafferty Issue: November 2022 Hometown: PlattsburghFamily: Wife Kim, adult children Jacob and JonahOccupation: Former owner Lake Champlain RoofingCommunity Involvement: Captain and Training Officer Cumberland Head Volunteer Fire Department,member Professional Roofing Advisory Council Donny Phaneuf has the North Country covered. You can’t drive far in the North Country without passing read more

Anita Bodrogi

By Justine Parkinson | Photo by Ty Kretser Issue: October 2022 Hometown: Plattsburgh, NYFamily: Husband Glenn Lyons and son JohnEducation: Graduated from the New YorkCollege of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001Occupation: Family practitioner at INHEALTH Family Medicine in Plattsburgh Anita Bodrogi’s parents immigrated to the U.S. from Hungary in 1957 and originally settled in Chicago. The Midwest is read more

Mark Hamilton

By Michelle St. Onge | Photo by Jessica McCafferty Issue: September 2022 Hometown: Peru, NYFamily: Wife, Sabrina; two young daughters, Evalee and Scotlyn Education: A.S. in general studies at Clinton Community College, B.A. in anthropology at SUNY Plattsburgh; M.S.T. from SUNY Potsdam; School Building Leader and School District Leader certificates through Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Occupation: read more

Dr. Lori Mathieu

By Michelle St. Onge | Photo by Jessica McCafferty Issue: August 2022 Hometown: Goshen, NY Family: Husband Bob, adult children Brittany and Kyle Education: Doctorate in Audiology (Arizona School of Health Science); M.S. in Audiology (Syracuse University); B.A. in Speech and Hearing Science (SUNY Plattsburgh) Occupation: Audiologist Community Involvement: Noon Rotary for 25 years; CVPH Foundation volunteer, read more


by Karen Hailson Bouvier | Photo by Mary Carpenter Issue: August 2022 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a longer life brings with it opportunities, not only for older people and their families, but also for society. Additional years provide the chance to pursue new activities such as further education, a new business or read more


by Michelle St . Onge | Photo by Kimberly Smith Issue: July 2022 Hometown: Plattsburgh, NYFamily: wife, Linda; adult children Lindsay, Kaitlyn, Eric; five grandchildrenEducation: U.S. Naval training in Behavioral Sciences; college coursework at SUNY Plattsburgh in Biology and PsychologyOccupation: Owner of Valley Vista, a residential treatment facility in Vermont Alcoholism and drug treatment programs read more

David Allen

by Michelle St. Onge | Photo by Jessica McCafferty Issue: June 2022 Hometown: Plattsburgh, NYFamily: wife, Ashley; three daughters, Alaire, Calla, AmirahEducation: Associates degree in Culinary Arts, New England Culinary Institute (NECI)Occupation: Owner, Latitude 44 Bistro When Strictly Business first started the annual ‘Under 40’ theme issue in 2014, young chef David Allen was profiled read more

Sue Matton

by Michelle St . Onge | Photo Supplied Issue: May 2022 Hometown: Pittsburgh, PAFamily: Daughter and son-in law, two grandchildrenEducation: Certifications in Professional & Human Resources and Economic DevelopmentOccupation: Vice President for Economic Development, North Country Chamber of Commerce (NCCC)Community Involvement: Numerous local, regional and national boards focused on workforce and economic development Sue Matton read more

Bill McColgan

by Michelle St. Onge | Photo by Ty Kretser Issue: April 2022 HOMETOWN: Hull, MA FAMILY: Brenda, wife of 32 years; adult children, Monica and Finn EDUCATION: M.B.A. in Marketing and Management, Boston College; B.A. in Communications andInternational Relations, Stanford University OCCUPATION: President and CEO of Mountain Lake PBS COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Board of Directors for read more