People in Business: Nov. 5, 2017

  • Smith

  • Kirkpatrick

  • Mattsson

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Christina Mattsson, of Woodstock, has been named sports programming director at Suicide Six Ski Area and the Woodstock Inn & Resort. Mattsson will oversee the ski and snowboard school at Suicide Six during the winter, and also will develop sports programming at the Woodstock Athletic Club. With the goal of establishing the mountain as a year-round destination, initiatives under her lead will include launching the downhill mountain biking program in spring 2018, developing children’s camps and expanding the resort’s athletic training offerings. Mattsson owned and operated Epic Life Fitness in St. Petersburg, Fla., and was an instructor and race director at a stand-up paddle boarding school. Earlier, she served as director of children’s programs at the Killington Snow Sports School. She holds a master’s degree in education from Castleton University and is a certified master horsemanship trainer. She also holds several certifications from the obstacle race and endurance brand Spartan.

Lynn H. Smith, of Sunapee, has been promoted to the position of chief financial officer at Claremont Savings Bank. Smith has been with the bank for nine years, serving first as accounting manager before being promoted to vice president, controller and most recently senior vice president of finance. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University and the New England School of Banking, she previously worked for Arthur Anderson and Mesa International.

Laurie Kirkpatrick, of East Corinth, as joined the Fairlee office of Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty as a sales associate. Kirkpatrick is a former account executive and worked for 26 years at TomTom North America in Lebanon and several different companies in the U.S. and Canada. She also is the owner of Safe Ship, a specialty shipping business in Bradford, Vt. A graduate of Oxbow High School, she took business courses through River Bend Career and Technical Center in Bradford.

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