Vermont Chamber Announces New Hire, Public Relations Director

Montpelier, VT (January 12, 2022) – The Vermont Chamber of Commerce has hired Hazel Brewster as the organization’s Director of Public Relations. Hazel will lead the Vermont Chamber’s communication and event efforts, working closely with President Betsy Bishop, who has championed the voice of businesses for over a decade.

Born and raised in Morrisville, Hazel is a graduate of the University of Vermont, and earned her master’s degree in Public Policy and Global Affairs from the University of British Columbia. Most recently, she served as Chief of Staff for the Lt. Governor’s Office.

Vermont Chamber President Betsy Bishop said, “Throughout the state, businesses have been challenged by the pandemic, and the Vermont Chamber’s voice has been crucial to the survival of our diverse business community. Hazel’s policy perspective will strengthen our communications to all businesses, policy leaders, and the press while also providing event programming with strong policy content. It’s vital that Vermonters understand the role businesses have in the economy and strengthening the future of our state.”

About the Vermont Chamber of Commerce

The largest statewide, private, not-for-profit business organization, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce represents every sector of the state’s business community. Its mission is to create an economic climate conducive to business growth and the preservation of the Vermont quality of life.