Category: People

Chick-fil-A operator Mary Johnson’s former pilot and paratrooper background

By Kathy Canavan Mary Johnson’s résumé looks something like this: West Point grad, Army paratrooper, helicopter pilot, airplane pilot, battalion commander in Iraq, operator of the North Dover Chick-fil-A. If the last item seems out of place on a list of extraordinary achievements, it is not. Storied West Point accepts 9 percent of its applicants,…

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition presents awards The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition presented its 2015 Shining Light Awards, June 12 at the Chase Center on the Wilmington Riverfront. Awards were presented to individuals and companies in the following categories: Sussex County Chapter Women’s Council of Realtors for “Spotlight on Philanthropy”; Jacquie Connell for “Spotlight on Survivorship;…

By Kathy Canavan Delaware’s Small Business Administration office broke records in the number of loans guaranteed in 2012, 2013, and 2014, but the weekly total for the last week of May was still surprising. Even after totals of $57.7million in 2012, $57.8 million in 2013, and $45.7 million in 2014, the May 25 weekly total…

Small Business Administration Tools

By Kathy Canavan Iconic Delaware brands like Grotto, Iron Hill, Dogfish Head, and Brew Ha Ha got Small Business Administration help along the way, but the SBA paperwork used to be a speed bump for banks and borrowers alike. “A lot of banks didn’t want to touch the SBA,” said Darrell Stayman, commercial credit manager for…

Wheels of justice drive mini-economy in Wilmington

By Christi Milligan Tim Pawliczek assembles sandwiches in the kitchen of Cavanaugh’s, the Market Street lunch restaurant he’s owned for 24 years. He hurriedly fills orders for the eat-in crowd and neatly packages the varied orders that will be ferried out to one of the 90 different law firms in a 10-block area. Pawliczek said…

Newark, Del. — Integrity Staffing Solutions President & CEO, Todd Bavol, was awarded Glassdoor’s Highest Rated CEO recognition for 2015. Glassdoor, a jobs and career marketplace, recently released its annual report highlighting the Highest Rated CEOs, recognizing top leaders in companies located throughout North America. Among the thousands of CEOs recognized on Glassdoor, Bavol is…