Category: Business Associations

WeTHINK mentors think on their feet, women in business reap benefits

By Christi Milligan There’s an “a-ha” moment of clarity when an ineffective business model gives way to a new perspective.  That’s the moment Ellyn Herbert and Antara Dutta say they love best about their custom business mentoring program designed to give stalled, women-owned businesses a reboot. WeTHINK is a program piloted by SBA and SCORE…

Susan Leath tells story of journey from foster child to Gannett publisher

By Kathy Canavan Susan D. Leath, a one-time foster child who rose to become the only African-American female publisher of a general-circulation newspaper in the United States, delivered the keynote speech at the New Castle Chamber of Commerce’s 25th annual Entrepreneurial & Business Women’s Expo on Nov. 10. Leath, publisher of The News Journal, told…

Two separate events honored Delaware business ‘Superstars’ and women in business on Tuesday. Susan Leath, the publisher of the News Journal and the only African-American female publisher of a general-circulation newspaper in the U.S., was the keynote speaker for the New Castle Chamber of Commerce’s 25th Annual Entrepreneurial & Business Women’s Expo today. The conference featured…

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Alliance will honor this year’s Superstars in Business award winners at their annual awards ceremony at the Hotel du Pont’s Gold Ballroom on Nov. 10. The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award, named for one of Delaware’s leading small business entrepreneurs, honors businesses and non-profit organizations…

By Matt Sullivan Special to Delaware Business Times After 40 years of bloody guerrilla warfare, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) prepared to sit down for peace talks. First item on the agenda for the government: Unilateral disarmament of terrorist forces. But negotiations advisor Stuart Diamond had other ideas. “Lunch!…

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s (DSCC) Small Business Alliance (SBA) will honor this year’s Superstars in Business award winners at their annual awards ceremony at the Hotel du Pont’s Gold Ballroom on Nov. 10. The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award, named for one of Delaware’s leading small business entrepreneurs, honors businesses and…

New board members at Catholic Charities Rich Kolodgie was elected board chair of the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington. Kolodgie is currently senior career transition coach for Barton Career Advisors in Wilmington, and has over 25 years of experience in human resources. New board members are Cindy Hayes Mann and Benjamin Ryan. DelTech…

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, including Small Business Person of the Year. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses. “National Small Business Week is an opportunity to celebrate the impact these entrepreneurial spirits have on…