University of Vermont

School of Business Administration

Co-Leaders of the 2015/16 SEMBA Council of Mentors

Our Council of Mentors is made of experienced individuals that work in a wide range of non-profit and profit organizations that have something in common: A long history of commitment to sustainability and international development. The members of the Council will play an important role in arranging and hosting practicums, and in advising the Director on curricular issues particularly on the international front. We are grateful for their help and support to make SEMBA one of the best programs in the world.

Hinda Miller - President, Deforest Concepts

Hinda Miller Founder of Sultana Group, Hinda recently completed 10 years of service in the VT State Senate where she championed the creative, local, sustainable economy; complementary healthcare; and social change. Ms. Miller co-founded Jogbra Inc. in 1977, and served as its President until Playtex Apparel purchased the company and she transitioned to become the President of Champion Jogbra, a division of Sara Lee Corp. She currently sits on the board of Keurig Green Mountain and is Chair of the Sustainability Committee.

Justin Worthley - VP of HR, Burton Snowboards

Justin Worthley Justin is a 7th generation Vermonter and 3rd generation UVM graduate (BA Environmental Studies, 1994) who obtained his MSA in Organizational Behavior from St. Michael's in 2002. He is currently the VP of Human Resources at Burton Snowboards, and has previous HR, OD and Operations experience at Rhino Foods, Bosch, Unilever and Ben & Jerry's. He lives in South Burlington with his wife Cara and son Asa, and his daughter Hannah is enrolled in a master's program in Occupational Therapy at Ithaca College.

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