2022 Outstanding Business of The Year Award Announced

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce and VermontBiz have announced the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Business of the Year Award is Hickok & Boardman Insurance Group.

Hickok & Boardman will accept the award at the upcoming Vermont Economic Conference, which will take place on January 30, 2023, at the University of Vermont Dudley H. Davis Center.

The Outstanding Business of the Year Award is presented annually to the Vermont business that demonstrates a commitment to community, workforce well-being, environmental stewardship, and growth in sales or employment. Award recipients have been based in Vermont for at least 10 years.

Hickok & Boardman is a leading broker in Vermont for business and personal property and casualty insurance. Their mission of developing long-term relationships with their clients, employees, and communities has served them well for over two centuries as their business has grown and their client services have expanded.

CEO of Hickok & Boardman, Scott Boardman, said, “With over 200 years of service to Vermonters, our success and longevity are due to the strong relationships formed with our clients and communities, which are forged by our committed employees who embody our mission and values every day. We are honored to receive this award and we look forward to celebrating with the business community in January.”

Vermont Chamber of Commerce President, Betsy Bishop, said, “Hickok & Boardman has been a keystone of the Vermont economy since 1821. Their record of dedication to Vermont as a service provider, employer, and community leader sets a high bar for doing business in Vermont. I know I speak for many when I say we are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to celebrate with the Hickok & Boardman team at the Vermont Economic Conference.”

VermontBiz Publisher, John Boutin, said, “This prestigious award continues the legacy of annually recognizing top Vermont businesses. As a Vermont staple for over two centuries, this recognition for Hickok & Boardman has been a long time coming. We are eagerly awaiting January when we will present the award and celebrate in person.”