Porter Medical Center names Cotel Board Chair


The Board of Directors of Porter Medical Center/UVM Health Network, a member of the Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC), recently elected a new slate of officers. Elected to the position of Board Chairman was Sivan Cotel, the Co-Founder & Director of Operations for fellow ACEDC member Stonecutter Spirits. A craft spirits veteran focused on growing startups into businesses, Sivan was previously the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of another ACEDC member, WhistlePig Whiskey.

Sivan also continues as an independent business consultant and enjoys helping new companies develop their operational and business planning. In addition to his roles as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Porter Medical Center, he also is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Green Mountain Secure Retirement Plan (State of Vermont) and Main Street Alliance of Vermont (Burlington, Vermont).

About The University of Vermont (UVM) Health Network:

The University of Vermont Health Network is an academic health system that is comprised of six affiliate hospitals, a multi-specialty medical group, and a home health agency. They serve the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, they improve people’s lives. Their 4,000 health care professionals are driven to provide high-quality, cost-efficient care as close to home as possible. Strengthened by their academic connection to the University of Vermont, each of their hospitals remains committed to its local community by providing compassionate, personal care shaped by the latest medical advances and delivered by highly skilled experts.