Category: People

Delaware Business Times today announced the 2017 honorees of DBT 40 — a select group of the region’s best and brightest young professionals, all under the age of 40, who are making a difference with their intelligence, initiative, and innovation. Here the honorees, listed alphabetically: Sean Allen, Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County Dr. Anthony…

When 428 of the trucking industry’s top professional drivers compete in Orlando this week, seven Delawareans will be contenders. The national competition, run by the American Trucking Association, marks the 80th year drivers showcase their precision and safety skills. The Delawareans in the race include Louis A. Lockard Jr., Roy Miller and Wesley B. Reynolds…

The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking to fill three open seats on its 2018 board of directors. Members serve three year terms, attending meetings on the first Wednesday of the month. Nominations will be accepted through Monday, September 11. Those interested in the positions can submit applications and questions to Lauren Weaver via…

Millennial Summit 2017 took place today inside the Chase Center on the Riverfront. The all-day leadership and development conference is the first of its kind to target the growing number of millennial professionals in Delaware. The event was planned by a coalition of more than 50 companies and nonprofits across the state. Robert Herrera, co-founder…

The Millennial Summit is a one day conference on August 1 designed to bring together young professionals around important issues facing Delaware. We sat down with organizer Charlie Vincent, who also runs the marketing and consulting firm Innovincent, about how the event came to be and what it means for the growing number of millennials…

The Center for Composite Materials at the University of Delaware is a leader when it comes to basic and applied research in composites. Founded in 1974, the center has an economic impact on Delaware of about $50 million a year. More than 150 Delaware companies benefit from its work, and it supports 450 jobs around the state. More…

Delaware Democrats have elected Erik Raser-Schramm as the new chairman of the state party. He succeeds John Daniello, who is retiring. Raser-Schramm has been involved with the party since 2002 and Raser-Schramm has been involved with the party since 2002 and recently led Stephanie Hansen’s special election campaign in February, a high-stakes race that garnered…

It’s been more than two years since the Delaware Tourism Office launched its new brand, “Endless Discoveries.” What’s been the feedback, and how has it contributed to the growth of tourism in Delaware?   The Endless Discoveries brand has most definitely been working. In September, FutureBrand, a mega-brand consulting firm, released a study that said…