Mr. D’Elia is President of the Vermont Bankers Association and has served in that position since February, 2003. Prior to that time, and during Howard Dean’s Governorship, he served as Commissioner for the Vermont Department of Economic Development for two years during which time he was responsible for overseeing the economic development efforts for the State of Vermont, facilitating a partnership of public and private organizations associated with economic development as well as acting as a liaison between the business community and the Dean Administration. Prior to his Commissioner’s post, he was Executive Director of the Vermont Economic Progress Council, Director, of Workforce Education and Training at Vermont Technical College, and Executive Director of Lamoille Economic Development Corporation.
Mr. D’Elia received a B.A. in Business Administration from St. Michael’s College and lives in Jeffersonville with his wife, Rosemary have four daughters.
Mrs. Ribolini joined the Vermont Bankers Association in January, 1978. She became Vice President of the Association in 2007 after serving as Administrative Assistant as well as Director of Member Services and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining VBA, she was employed by the State of Vermont Transportation Department and the Vermont Ski Areas Association. She is an active member in Bethany United Church of Christ, currently serving as Treasurer and is a member of the choir. She and her husband live in Montpelier and have a son and daughter.