In an effort to strengthen community relations and business practices, Davis & Hodgdon Associates is proudly connected to several Burlington area, Vermont-based organizations.
Addison County Economic Development Corporation is dedicated to helping businesses in all stages of growth retain and create good paying jobs in Addison County. ACEDC is organized exclusively for promoting the common business and economic interests of commercial enterprises in Addison County.
Davis & Hodgdon Associates has published articles on the ACEDC blog and they continue to promote the firm’s semi-annual business economic survey to their member organizations throughout Addison County.
Vermont Green Business Program recognizes Vermont businesses that demonstrate the shared values of taking care of the planet through our sustainable economy. Davis & Hodgdon is the first and currently the only Vermont CPA firm to become a member of the program and meet their rigorous environmental standards.
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is a statewide, nonprofit business association with a mission to foster a business ethic in Vermont that recognizes the opportunity and responsibility of the business community to set a high standard for protecting the natural, human, and economic environments of Vermont citizens.
Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce (LCRCC) is the largest non-profit business membership organization in Vermont. The Chamber’s mission is to promote and support a healthy environment that makes the Burlington region and Vermont the ideal place to live, work and do business.
Women Business Owners Network (WBON) is a Vermont nonprofit organization that encourages and supports women who own and operate businesses. They foster the economic stability of women-owned businesses and improve the climate for entrepreneurship and small business at the local, state, and national levels through participation in the public policy-making process. Davis & Hodgdon COO Kathryn Diedrichsen has been a member of WBON since 2014 and has served as a board member during that time.
Vermont Technology Alliance (vtTA) is the only statewide organization focused solely on Vermont’s tech business sector. Their mission is to support, promote and grow technology businesses and jobs in Vermont through advocacy, collaboration, communication, events and projects.
Rutland Regional Chamber of Commerce is committed to maintaining an attractive business climate in the Rutland region to retain existing businesses and attract new businesses. Their purpose is the promotion of member businesses through marketing, networking and advocacy. Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs is a longtime supporter of the Chamber, sponsoring their popular “Winter in August” annual event since 2016.
Vermont Chamber of Commerce is on a mission to help its members grow their businesses and the Vermont economy. As the largest statewide business organization, the Vermont Chamber represents all industries and sectors from tourism to manufacturing to retail to health care to construction to technology.
In July of 2018, Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs partnered with the Vermont Chamber of Commerce on a Vermont Small Business Economic Outlook Survey. The survey queried executives at about 140 small- to medium-sized businesses over a diverse set of industries and provided value insights into the current state of Vermont economy.
Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) uses collaboration, creativity and ingenuity to recruit talent and businesses, grow and retain employers, and promote a healthy and vibrant commercial and residential real estate market. REDC offers many services including planning and lending.