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Laura Gebhart

Executive Director

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Email: director@mdc-vermont.com


Laura joined Montpelier Development Corporation in 2018 after moving from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where she was the Economic Development Manager at the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County. In Pennsylvania, Laura focused on long-term economic development strategies and worked with communities ranging in populations from 1,200 to 13,000 to achieve their economic development goals. Laura earned a B.S. in Community, Environment, and Development from The Pennsylvania State University. 

She is a volunteer assistant field hockey coach at the University of Vermont and enjoys exploring the trails and hanging out with Duck in her free time.


Director of Community Relations

Duck joined Laura in Montpelier, expanding her role as Chief Snuggler to Director of Community Relations. 

When not in the office, you can find Duck snoozing on the couch, splashing through puddles in Hubbard Park, or with her best friend, Jolly Ball.