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Atlantic Profiles UVM Alumna’s Success

The Atlantic features Jan Blomstrann ’84, owner and CEO of the NRG Systems and recent recipient of the Terry Ehrich Award for socially responsible business practices. Blomstrann’s company works in wind energy, and is part of a growing trend of Vermont-based ecologically and socially responsible companies. The article explores this pattern, noting “the importance of college location, college friendships, college socialization, etc in the formation of businesses” in Vermont. Read the story…