Vermont Systems Receives Vermont Training Program Grant to Assist with Workforce Expansion

18 March 2019

Vermont Systems Receives Vermont Training Program Grant
to Assist with Workforce Expansion

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont Systems, an employee-owned recreation management software company headquartered in Essex Junction, has received a workforce development grant of $150,353 through Department of Economic Development’s Vermont Training Program (VTP).

The grant will be used to help train over 100 employees on their enterprise suite of software products.  Vermont Systems’ parks and recreation software solutions are installed around the world for the U.S. military and across the country for municipalities and universities. 

“The support from the State of Vermont, including grants from the VTP, allows our employees to enhance their skills by participating in a variety of challenging technical and customer service-oriented training programs,” said Barry Pius, Chief Operating Officer of Vermont Systems, Inc. “The grant provided by the State of Vermont will support VSI's ongoing commitment to provide industry-leading products and services.  It is those products and services that allow our customers to be recognized as heroes in their communities at home and abroad.”

“Vermont Systems is a strong regional employer that is growing while offering competitive wages and benefits to new employees.” said Joan Goldstein, Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Economic Development. “They are a great example of the types of jobs and companies we are trying to attract to the green mountains.”

The company is also expanding their current Essex Junction space to add additional employees and to streamline their departments and processes.

About the Vermont Training Program

The Vermont Training Program is administered by the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Department of Economic Development. It is a workforce development program to enhance the skills of the Vermont workforce and increase productivity of Vermont employers; grants may cover up to 50 percent of the training cost which can either be on-site or through a training provider/vendor.  For more information on VTP, visit

About the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development

The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development’s (ACCD) mission is to help Vermonters improve their quality of life and build strong communities. ACCD accomplishes this mission by providing grants, technical assistance, and advocacy through three divisions: The Department of Economic Development, the Department of Tourism and Marketing, and the Department of Housing and Community Development. For more information on ACCD please visit:


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