Category: People

What’s inspiring me is a regular feature highlighting the books, websites, podcasts and other media that influence business leaders in Delaware. If you would like to submit your inspiration, please fill out our survey here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/DBTInspire William Austin, owner, Austin Signs, Wyoming Favorite book: “Federal Reserve Bank Collusion,” by Nomi Prins. Realize that tightening the…

Ed Herr, son of the Mennonite founders of the Lancaster County company, told an audience of 150 at a Delaware Business Times/Small Business Development Center event last month that 10 of the 20 third-generation family members work in the Herr’s family business. And eight of those 10 also have spouses employed there. Wow! That just…

Following WSFS Financial Corporation’s acquisition of Beneficial Bank, Gerard P. Cuddy, Karen Dougherty Buchholz and Michael J. Donahue have joined the WSFS Board. The three executives join the WSFS board in accordance with the acquisition agreement between WSFS and Beneficial that was completed on Friday, March 1. “One of the many advantages we immediately gain…

Highmark Health released a report this morning that says its impact on the Delaware economy has reached $135 million between direct in-area spending and such secondary spending as employee wages.  In addition, the parent of Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware says it supports just over 1,000 jobs in the state, including 592 direct employees. “Success…