John Mandeville has been the executive director of the Lamoille Economic Development Corporation since March 2010. Before that, he was the director of the Incubator Without Walls program at Lyndon State College, and he briefly served as president of Northern Community Management Corp., a property management firm specializing in affordable housing for low-income families, senior citizens and the disabled.
For two years, John served as the area business advisor for the Vermont Small Business Development Center, focusing on the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont as well as Lamoille County.
He first moved to Vermont with his family in 2000, serving as an executive for the New England Culinary Institute for five years.
Before Vermont, he served as the managing director/COO for the European subsidiary of an American company and lived in England for seven years. He also has owned two businesses, a business consulting firm in Manhattan for seven years and the Central California Region for international franchisor Decorating Den Inc. for five years.