Category: People

The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on identifying innovative entrepreneurial ideas, has hired Stephen Sye as executive director, effective July 30. “Stephen has a wealth of knowledge and experience in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. His leadership skills and enthusiasm for the entrepreneurial community of Delaware were a perfect match…

By Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times Dr. Dan Young admittedly eats, breathes and sleeps marketing. While he used to channel that energy in a corporate setting, he decided to prioritize academia after listening to a TEDx talk by Sir Ken Robinson. The topic: Do schools kill creativity? “I wanted to be a…

WSFS Financial Corporation, the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced a new leadership team effective January 1, 2019. Mark A. Turner, the current president and CEO, will become the executive chairman of the board of directors. In this role, Turner will lead the board of directors along with Lead Independent Director Eleuthère I. du Pont…

Mark Kleinschmidt resigned as president/CEO of the New Castle Chamber of Commerce in November of 2017. Now he’s taking over the top spot at Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce in Maryland. The chamber announced the appointment on Tuesday, July 10. The release noted that “Mark brings great experience in government relations at the local, state…

The Delaware Community Foundation appointed three new members to its board of directors. The new members include Lynn Adam Kokjohn, Drew Fennell and Margie López Waite Fennell is the chief officer of strategic communication at Christiana Care Health System. She also served as chief of staff under former Delaware Gov. Jack Markell. Kokjohn started her career…

Atlantic City Electric on Tuesday announced Gary Stockbridge as the new region president. He will replace Vince Maione, who retired from the company in March. Stockbridge is currently the region president for Delmarva Power in Delaware and Maryland. He’s held that position for more than 12 years and will continue to serve the Delmarva region…