Occupation: Senior Operations Manager Company: Fujitsu Frontech North America Hometown: Plattsburgh Family: Jake, husband of 28 years; adult children including a daughter, son, and a stepson Tammy Sherman’s career story is a classic tale of hard work, dedication, and persistence paying off. She is also a shining example of someone who bucked the prevailing tides read more
“I’ll tell you,” Kevin Patnode said, leaning forward with a Brick House Nicaraguan cigar between his teeth. “One time, I was campaigning in Treadwell Mills. I knocked on a door and the guy who answered, I had put him in jail. He put his arm around me, invited me in. There were three guys on read more
Current Occupation: Supervisor, Town of Plattsburgh Hometown: Carver, MA Family: Wife, Olivia; three dogs: Trotter, Valcour, and Jo Education: MS, counseling and agency, and BS, speech communication from SUNY Plattsburgh Community Involvement: Many leadership roles spanning several organizations including the United Way, Adirondack Young Professionals, Clinton County Supervisor’s Association, and the Clinton Community College Foundation. read more
Hometown: Bridport, Addison County, Vermont Current Occupation: Human Resource Director, City of Plattsburgh Family: Four children, a significant other, and eight siblings Education: Master’s of Science in Administration with a concentration in Human Resources and IT, Saint Michael’s College; Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certification; undergraduate degrees from the University of Vermont and St. Michael’s read more
Hometown: Berkeley, CA Occupation: Psychiatrist, semi-retired Family: Wife, Sharon of 16+ years. John has three grown daughters; Sharon has two grown sons Education: Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Entomology from University of California-Davis, M.D. from University of California-San Diego After a long and successful career in psychiatry that stretched from California to Oregon to Plattsburgh, read more
Hometown: Plattsburgh Current Occupation: Owner, Archer Bodyworks Family: Two school-aged daughters Education: B.A. in Human Services from SUNY Plattsburgh; licensed massage therapist Look no further than Dena Archer and Archer Bodyworks for a success story about small business growth in Plattsburgh. After graduating from SUNY Plattsburgh with a degree in Human Services, Archer realized that read more
Active, healthy, and still loving his work at SUNY Plattsburgh’s Center for Ethics in Public Life, the decision to retire did not come easily to Tom Moran.
Winter, spring, summer or fall, the Adirondack region has much to offer outdoor enthusiasts. Stephanie Graudons of the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) isn’t one to let a little cold snap stop her from communing with nature. Graudons has volunteered with this regional organization for the past seven years and began working for it for a read more
Ever since she was a little girl, Kate Messner loved reading and writing stories.
Title: Executive Director of the Adirondack Health Foundation and Community Relations Hometown: Keeseville, New York Education: B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University Community Involvement: Longtime Rotarian with membership spanning four different Rotary Clubs, most recently Saranac Lake Rotary Club; Saranac Lake Women’s Investment Club; Adirondack Planned Giving Society Family: Two grown children—McIntosh Forrence, who read more