Mimi Lane

When Mimi Lane was an undergraduate studying to be a biomedical engineer, she was one of only five women in her class. Throughout her career
she has managed to thrive in a largely male-dominated industry, rising to take the helm at General Composites, a contract manufacturer of efficiently made high-end composite components for virtually all markets. read more



Insights: Doug Crozier

Current Occupation: President and CEO of Plattco Corporation Hometown: Montreal, Canada Family: Wife, Johanne; daughter, Jennifer; son-in-law, Craig; grandson, Jonah Education: Bachelor of Commerce, University of Montreal; graduate studies in Business at McGill University Community Involvement: Past Board of Directors service to CITEC and the North Country Chamber of Commerce Notable Honors: Selected as the read more


Linda Bourgeois

Hometown: Hemmingford, Quebec Family: Husband, Ed Education: A.A.S., Business Administration, Clinton Community College CUNA (Credit Union National Association) Management School through the Graduate School of Business at the University of Wisconsin at Madison Occupation: President/CEO of UFirst Federal Credit Union Community Involvement: President, Plattsburgh College Foundation Past Chairperson, North Country Chamber of Commerce Past President, read more




Clyde Rabideau

Multi-careered and multi-faceted, Mayor Clyde Rabideau has a fascinating story to tell. Born in Miami Beach, Florida, where his father was stationed as a Marine and raised in West Plattsburgh, Rabideau’s story begins after graduation from Saranac Central School. Prior to his career in politics, his first foray into business was operating the Rabideau Corp. read more



Tammy Sherman

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


Kevin Patnode

“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