Category: People

By Jon Hurdle Around 1,000 business, political and nonprofit leaders gathered at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington on Jan. 7 for the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner, an event that organizers called the state’s top networking event of the year. The 182nd annual DSCC dinner featured awards for top achievers…

People to Watch in 2019

Movers, shakers, difference-makers Delaware has plenty of talented people, but who is set to make the biggest impact in 2019? Delaware Business Times asked industry leaders who they thought would be the biggest names in the coming year. The people they called out included restaurateurs, innovators, entrepreneurs, nonprofit leaders, developers, bankers and many, many more…

World Champion of Public Speaking Pres Vasilev is scheduled to give two special presentations to Toastmasters District 18 which encompasses Delaware and Maryland during a one-day free training conference on Saturday December 29 open to all Toastmasters, their guests and the public. Pres Vasilev rose above 30,000 contestants from 122 countries to become the 2013…

Harry’s Savoy Grill celebrates 30 years in Brandywine Hundred

By Pam George Special to Delaware Business Times When Harry’s Savoy Grill opened in November 1988, North Wilmington was a fine-dining desert. Harry’s not only plugged a niche, but it also bucked the trends. Instead of New American and fusion dishes, Harry’s specialized in juicy cuts of red meat and martinis, which at that time…

Gritty creator Dave Raymond has Delaware roots

By Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times Dave Raymond has built a career marketing fun. His 16-year run as the original Phillie Phanatic changed the world of sports mascots. Now, as the founder of Raymond Entertainment, Raymond is helping other professional and college sports teams nationwide create iconic mascots through character development, audience…

On October 30th, Delaware Technical and Community College held a meet and greet to introduce its new vice president and campus director, Dr. Lora Johnson. After a brief introduction by President Dr. Mark Brainard, Johnson shared her vision for Del Tech’s Wilmington Campus before opening the floor to questions from community partners and decision-makers. Johnson…