Doing Business in Waterbury

Economic opportunities abound in Waterbury! Waterbury has become a transformative area in Central Vermont. Waterbury’s location is truly the crossroads of well-known destinations like Stowe, the Mad River Valley, and beyond. Not only have household brands such as Keurig Green Mountain and Ben & Jerry’s have made a home here in Waterbury, but in recent years, smaller and equally innovative businesses have come to take advantage of all Waterbury has to offer. With a rich history and modern day amenities, tech start-ups, breweries, retail shops, and a robust variety of service industries are enjoying the location, community, history and beauty that is Waterbury.

Waterbury Area Development Committee (WADC)

The Waterbury Area Development Committee is a group of diverse Waterbury professionals that is in the know about the economic development needs of Waterbury. The group meets on a monthly basis to discuss current businesses, potential projects, and a variety of other exciting ventures taking place in Waterbury. The WADC is a committee of Revitalizing Waterbury, the local downtown nonprofit organization. The WADC, in conjunction with the Town Select Board, Village Trustees and overall Waterbury community, guides the Economic Development Director in establishing priorities for the continued economic prosperity of the Town and Village.

Economic Development Director
Alyssa Johnson is Waterbury’s current economic development director.  She received a degree in environmental sciences from the University of Vermont, where she also studied community development, applied economics, and food systems.  While at UVM, she was heavily involved in the Student Government Association and Real Food Working Group, and served as a student representative on the UVM Board of Trustees.  Please feel free to contact her with any questions or input related to economic development in Waterbury. 

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