Lash Joins IBEW Local 300 Staff

first_imgMatt Lash recently joined the staff of the South Burlington-based labor union as the director of marketing and business development. He comes to Local 300 after two years at the Barre Partnership, a nonprofit committed to revitalizing the Granite City’s downtown. A graduate of St. Michael’s College, Lash holds a bachelor of arts in journalism and mass communication with a minor in political science.”I am proud to come on board at Local 300. Given my interests, this opportunity is very intriguing to me both personally and professionally,” Lash said. “In addition to my appreciation for thriving businesses, I have always believed in fair compensation for a hard day’s work – a notion the IBEW is wholeheartedly devoted to.”Lash returned to his native Vermont in late 2005 after a stint in New York City, where he most recently worked for Sommerfield Communications, a full-service public relations firm there. Prior to that, he handled the marketing and communications efforts for the events division of Frost & Sullivan, a global growth-consulting firm in Manhattan.”Local 300 is moving in a direction patterned by the IBEW Code of Excellence, which stresses that our membership perform the highest quantity and quality of work, utilize skills and abilities to the maximum, and exercise safe and productive work practices,” said Business Manager George Clain. “Matt’s talents, particularly on the business and communications sides, will help advance these ideals and ensure that our union continues its solid relationship with the business community.”last_img read more