Our Team

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Don Maynard -

Owner

With over 28 years experience in regional distribution, Don continues to provide an invaluable service to countless farms, producers and consumers across the state of Vermont. Over the course of his career, he has played an integral role in establishing a unique and niche-market delivery system via Farm Connex, and works tirelessly to maintain those positive relationships while dedicating himself to high-quality products and superior customer service.

On any given day, you can usually find Don occupying any number of management roles at Farm Connex (from warehouse, logistics and fleet operations to connecting with producers, and even driving the occasional delivery route himself), as he works hard to keep the gears turning, and the mission on-track.

In the (few) moments when Don gets some free time, he enjoys being surrounded by nature. Kayaking, hiking, astronomy and observing the wild life are all high on his priority list. It is also important to him to lend a hand to friends and neighbors when needed, finding joy in giving.


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Kristy Scott -

Office Manager

Focusing her efforts on healthy, sustainable produce to mutually support local farms and communities really comes naturally to Kristy - particularly as both a seasoned management professional and an ardent advocate of holistic health. In pursuit of this calling, Kristy teamed up with Don in 2015 to co-establish Farm Connex, and has been diligently working to expand our local presence ever since.

Kristy’s responsibilities at Farm Connex are wide-ranging: from conducting business logistics, to managing all day-to-day operations tasks relating to customer/vendor relationships, human resources, and general compliance.

In her spare time, Kristy is a devoted Reiki practitioner, photographer, enjoys music and is an avid lover of mother nature, finding great solace in the woods. In the summer months she can be found tending her beautiful flower gardens with her ever faithful “somewhat spoiled” siamese cat.

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Corey Hennessey -

Business Manager

As a dedicated food system professional and the newest member of the team, Corey is eager to work with Don and Kristy to expand the reach and potential of Farm Connex. A native “Northforker” hailing from the East End of Long Island NY, Corey has spent the majority of her career at a variety of vantages within this regional system (in production, distribution, management, research, advocacy). No stranger to hard work, she aims to synthesize her experience & education with her endless love of food, and desire to serve those who produce it.

Her current work at Farm Connex involves account management, sales, marketing, compliance and general business outreach & development.

Outside of work, she enjoys music, ethnography, cheesemaking, gardening and tending to the handful of critters in her charge (which include an obscene number of houseplants, a small mixed flock of laying hens, her pup Woogie, and her ever-supportive partner, Rob).