Category: News Updates

By: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Manufacturing activity in the region increased in August, according to firms responding to this month’s Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The indicators for general activity are holding fairly steady and suggest modest growth. While firms reported increased shipments compared with the prior month, the current indicators for new orders and…

DuPont has named Jeanmarie F. Desmond as its vice president and controller, effective Aug. 17. She succeeds Barry J. Niziolek who plans to retire in September. Desmond, who joined DuPont in 1989, was most recently the general auditor and chief ethics and compliance leader. Previously, she spent her career in leadership roles in controllership, investor…

Delaware Arts Alliance (DAA) shared the findings of The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA)’s State Arts Agency Fiscal Year 2016 Legislative Appropriations Preview report. The report shows that Delaware is third in the nation for the Per Capita State Arts Agency Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2016. DAA Executive Director Dr. Guillermina Gonzalez shared…

The law firm of LeClairRyan has expanded into Delaware, opening a Wilmington office under the leadership of partner Andrew Cole. With the new location in Wilmington, LeClairRyan now has offices in 14 states and the District of Columbia. The firm has approximately 380 attorneys nationwide. “We are actively looking to add talented attorneys and professional staff in Wilmington,” said Chief Executive…

Wilmington is one of the 28 winners of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s “StartUp in a Day” competition, an initiative designed the help locales streamline their licensing, permitting and other requirements. The goal is to allow entrepreneurs to start a business in one day. Wilmington has promised to streamline its permit and licensing process in…