M&T Bank announced Nicholas Stanek was named Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager in Delaware. Stanek joins M&T Bank from PNC Bank, where he worked most recently as a Corporate Banking Relationship Manager.
In his new role, Stanek will be responsible for overseeing both Middle Market and Corporate Banking relationships throughout the greater Delaware region.
A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Stanek serves as a Committee Member for the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s Delaware Young Professionals Network, where he helps emerging leaders advance their careers.
Small Business Administration names acting regional administrator
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced the appointment ofSteve Bulger as acting Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator, a White House-appointed position covering Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia and the Washington Metro Area.
Bulger is also the SBA’s Atlantic Regional Administrator based in New York City. He takes over Mid-Atlantic duties from former Regional Administrator Michelle Christian as she takes on the role of the SBA’s National Director of Rural Affairs.
As acting Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator, Bulger is responsible for the delivery and management of the SBA’s small business, financial assistance, and business development programs throughout the area. Headquartered near Philadelphia, the SBA’s Mid-Atlantic Region serves a population approaching 30 million through seven district offices including Delaware.
Prior to accepting his appointment to the SBA, Bulger served six years as former Congressman Chris Gibson’s District Director. He also has an extensive 30-year private sector background, primarily in the medical device sector.
UD names info security chief
Andy Weisskopf, a veteran of information security in higher education, has been named chief information security officer for Information Technologies at the University of Delaware.
Weisskopf, who began at UD on July 1, is the former director of security operations and chief information security officer at Binghamton University.
In his new role, Weisskopf is responsible for information security governance, including strategy and program administration, policy development, enforcement and compliance, risk assessment, incident response, and training and awareness programs. Weisskopf oversees three teams within UD Information Technologies (Security Operations; Infrastructure Security; and Governance, Risk and Compliance) and provides counsel on institution-wide information security and related security policy, procedures, and compliance issues.
SoDel Concepts recently announced the opening management team for Thompson Island Brewing Company.
Leading the team is Lisa Breedlove as general manager. SoDel veterans Wes Books and Tiffany Roughton are managers, along with Jay Davis. Matt Patton, director of operations, has overseen the project from its inception.
Breedlove, a Milford native, is a graduate of the University of Delaware, where she earned a degree in animal science. She started her hospitality career as a server, and she’s been a bartender and manager. In all, she has 20 years of experience working for hospitality groups.
Also new to SoDel Concepts is Jay Davis, who previously worked for a hospitality group in Washington, D.C.
Books helped openBluecoast Seafood Grill + Raw Bar in Rehoboth and Crust & Craft.
Roughton has worked in SoDel Concepts’ restaurants in the southern Delaware beaches, including Matt’s Fish Camp and Bluecoast Seafood Grill + Raw Bar, both in Bethany Beach.
Bayhealth Primary Care welcomes Castro
Bayhealth Primary Care welcomed family medicine doctor Olivia Castro, DO.
Castro recently completed her family medicine residency at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, New York, where she was named the 2017 Intern of the Year and received the Pediatric Emergency Medicine award.
She received her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned Student of the Year honors from the College and was named Third Year Student of the Year by the Student National Medical Association.
She sees patients of all ages and can provide osteopathic manipulative therapy (OMT) on patients to ease pain, promote healing, and increase overall mobility.