BURLINGTON, Vt — Women Business Owners Network (WBON) announces a new annual partnership with Vermont Federal Credit Union.

“As a business led by women, Vermont Federal Credit Union is proud to support WBON in their mission to increase opportunities for women,” said Jean Giard, President/CEO of Vermont Federal Credit Union.

WBON board member, Pat Heffernan,said becoming an annual partner shows an organization is committed to supporting participation by current and aspiring women business owners in a gender-equal economy. “Increasing the diversity of the business owner community and expanding access to leadership opportunities for women is vital for economic growth and brings resilience to our communities.”

Vermont Federal is a full service, not-for-profit, cooperative financial institution offering a full range of banking services including deposit accounts, mortgage loans, consumer loans and business loans. VFCU makes a difference in the communities it serves by actively participating and contributing to a variety of charitable initiatives such as Spectrum Youth Services and Vermont Make-A-Wish. In 2019, VFCU employees volunteered 900+ hours at non-profits of their choice through its paid volunteer program.

Other WBON Annual Partners include Clute Wealth Management, the Mercy Connections Women’s Small Business Program, and Marketing Partners.

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