Paul Millman: From bartender to socially responsible businessperson of the year

Paul Millman is CEO and president of Chroma Technology Corp. an employee-owned manufacturing company in Bellows Falls, Vermont. He is the recipient of the 2016 Terry Ehrich Award for Excellence in Socially Responsible Business, given annually by Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility to a person exemplifying a commitment to the environment, workplace, progressive public policy, and community.

Millman attended Antioch College and is a graduate of the New School and the Antioch New England Graduate School. He is a director of the Vermont Business Roundtable and Valley Net. He is a member of the Steering Committee of ReThink Health in the Upper Valley and president of the Westminster Fire and Rescue Association. He is a former director of VBSR and former chair of the Vermont Employee-Ownership Center. Prior to moving to Vermont he worked as a bartender in New York City. He hopes to return to that profession when his days as a business big shot are over. He talks about his journey from being a bartender to business owner in Vermont and the progressive social issues he is passionate about. (August 10, 2016 broadcast)

Paul Millman, CEO Chroma Technology, recipient of 2016 Terry Ehrich Award for Excellence in Socially Responsible Business from VBSR

 

Jan Blomstrann of Renewable NRG Systems, 9-18-2013

Jan Blomstrann, CEO of Renewable NRG Systems, a Vermont manufacturer of wind monitoring systems that are sold worldwide, talks about the future of wind power, the unique challenges that women in business face, and what it means to be socially responsible. Blomstrann is the recipient of VBSR’s 2013 Terry Ehrich Award for Excellence in Socially Responsible Business.