SVHC Names Carson Thurber as Interim Director of Development and SVHC Foundation
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SVHC Names Carson Thurber as Interim Director of Development and SVHC Foundation

BENNINGTON, VT—December 12, 2018—Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) has appointed Carson Thurber as interim director of Development and the SVHC Foundation. Thurber has worked as a senior gift officer for the Foundation since 2015.

“Carson is tremendously professional, dedicated, and enthusiastic in his efforts on behalf of the SVHC Foundation and its mission to support our health system,” said Leslie Keefe, the vice president for Corporate Development. “We expect Carson’s leadership to be an asset as we continue the traditions of philanthropy and exceptional health care in southwestern Vermont.”

Thurber is a member of the Bennington Select Board and the Bennington County Chamber of Commerce. Before his work with SVHC, Thurber was assistant headmaster at the Stratton Mountain School in Stratton, VT. In addition to his background in academic administration, Thurber owns and manages a real estate holding company in Southern Vermont. Thurber received his bachelor’s degree in business management from Babson College in Wellesley, MA.

Over the past 3 years with the SVHC Foundation, I have been inspired by the outpouring of generous support for health care in our communities,” Thurber said. “I am proud to take on this new role with the aim of sharing SVHC’s impressive clinical achievements and expanding support for the good work happening here.” 

About SVHC:
Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent, health care system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC includes Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, and the SVHC Foundation. SVMC includes 25 primary and specialty care practices. For more information, visit

Southwestern Vermont Health Care complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Language assistance services, free of charge, are available at 1-800-367-9559.


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