Karianne is the Vermont Small Business Development Center’s Business Advisor for Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia counties in the Northeast Kingdom. She provides one-to-one, confidential, no-fee guidance to small business owners at any stage of their business, from start up through transition. As a 9th generation Vermonter with roots in the Northeast Kingdom, she brings lifelong knowledge of the region’s culture to enhance her new role.
Prior to joining VtSBDC, Karianne was an accredited advisor in insurance (AAI) at the Noyle-Johnson Group. She has also served as a Realtor for a major real estate broker, and as an education curriculum director for an early childhood center.
Karianne graduated from Lyndon State College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and attended a master’s program at Springfield College. She is a member of her local school board.