For Donna Burton Carpenter, it truly is a family affair. From a Manchester, VT farmhouse to Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Conference, Donna weighs in on everything from her East Coast roots to growing women’s snowboarding.
Past bucolic rolling hills and the State Sheriff directing traffic through the Ben and Jerry’s intersection at a pace akin to cold maple syrup, a classic New England farmhouse and big red barn hardly stand out. On this late fall afternoon this farm house is filled with activity. Kids wait in line for pony rides, face painting, a turn in the giant blow-up bouncy castle, or a jump on the in-ground trampoline. They are skating back and forth in the underground tunnel that connects the barn to the game and board-tuning room in the basement...
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