The Vermont Jump$tart coalition is overseen by an all-volunteer Board of Directors who have a passion for ensuring Vermont’s kids can achieve financial capability. Below you will find information about the Board members.
Nancy Zorn, Co-President, Retired, Green Mountain United Way
Nancy Zorn grew up in St. Johnsbury. She earned her BA from Lyndon State College and her MA from Saint Michael’s College. Nancy worked for the American Cancer Society Vermont Division for 20 years. In 2000, Nancy gained the position of Executive Director for the Green Mountain United Way. Now retired, Nancy is the President of the Central Vermont Council on Ageing and a Northfield Savings Bank Cooperator.
Lorilee Drown, Treasurer, Community National Bank
Gregg Ashworth, Director, People’s United Bank
Gregg has fifteen years of professional experience within the financial services and banking industries. Gregg joined People’s United Bank in February 2016 after relocating from Rochester, NY. Prior to People’s United, he worked with First Niagara in Rochester, New York and Bank of America in Greenville / Spartanburg, SC as well as owned a small woodworking business. He was previously a volunteer with Junior Achievement in Greenville, SC. In his free time, Gregg enjoys woodworking, skiing, boating, and hiking. Gregg resides in Washington County with his wife, Lynn, newborn son, Crosby, and dog, Granby.
Margaret Ferguson, Director, Capstone Community Action
Margaret is a Business Counselor for Capstone Community Action’s Microbusiness Development Program. She has extensive experience with personal finance education at the community level. Margaret is a longtime volunteer for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Margaret holds degrees from Miami University and Lyndon State College.
Dylan Giambatista, Director, Vermont State Treasurer’s Office
Dylan is a member of the Vermont General Assembly, where he represents the Village of Essex Junction (Chittenden 8-2) in the Vermont House of Representatives. He serves on the House Education Committee and is a member of the Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees. Off session, Dylan is Director of Outreach and Financial Literacy for the Office of the Vermont State Treasurer. He is a Justice of the Peace. Dylan was selected by Vermont Business Magazine as one of its 2017 Rising Stars.
Patricia Selsky, Director, New England Federal Credit Union
Patricia is the Financial Education Director for New England Federal Credit Union. She brings a wide range of experience to the Board, including expertise as a classroom educator, community organizer, and delivering professional-based education. Patricia holds a B.S. from the Whittemore School of Business at the University of New Hampshire.