The Vermont Technology Alliance, the business association representing Vermont’s tech sector, announces the recent addition of new board members.

New members joining the Vermont Technology Alliance Board of Directors are:

  • Rod Butler, Director of Software Engineering at, a Cox Automotive brand and the leading digital marketing and technology provider for the automotive industry. Rod has 15 years of management experience in Engineering and Operations.
  • Patrick Coughlin, Chief Development Officer for FirstLight Fiber, which provides a complete portfolio of fiber-based communications services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast. Patrick is responsible for leading all aspects of corporate development, including business development, market expansion, corporate strategy, and innovation.
  • Danielle Rose Hazelton, Director of Video & Animation at Scout Digital, a creative and video marketing agency. Danielle leads a team of video and animation creators for Scout,and has a background as an independent filmmaker for clients such as BBC Three UK and Vice Media.
  • Sean Larkin, President of Onlogic, a global industrial computer manufacturer of solution-focused systems designed to operate in the world’s harshest environments. Sean directs worldwide operations with team members across Asia, Europe and the U.S.for OnLogic.

They join current board members:

  • Vijay Desai, Principal Consultant and Managing Partner, Desai Management Consulting
  • Kate Foley, Director, Business Law Group, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC
  • Michael Ly, CEO, Reconciled and Saasable
  • Alex Meyer, Practice Management Consultant, Physicians Computing Company and VTTA Board President and Treasurer
  • Maureen McElaney, Workforce Development Program Manager, IBM Quantum
  • Emily McMahon, Director of Marketing and Client Services, Scout Digital
  • Tom Williams, Vice President and eBusiness Practice Manager, Competitive Computing (C2)
  • Jon Winer, Software Engineering Manager, Data Innovations and VTTA Board Secretary

About the Vermont Technology Alliance

The Vermont Technology Alliance (VTTA) is a business association with a mission to support, promote, and grow technology jobs and technology-focused businesses in Vermont. It is the only business organization focused solely on Vermont’s technology business sector. The Alliance has more than 200 members ranging from individual entrepreneurs to large businesses, including businesses and organizations that work with and support Vermont’s tech ecosystem and employees.

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Jeff Couture

Vermont Technology Alliance

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