Delaware Personnel File: Jan. 17, 2019


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McCrone  promoted to vice president at EDiS

Brian DiSabatino, CEO of EDiS Company, announced the promotion of Christian J. McCone to vice president and will continue to serve as an operations manager for EDiS.

McCone joined EDiS in 2001 as a project manager and was promoted to operations manager in 2017. His career at EDiS followed a 30-year military career, where he served as a resident engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Dover Air Force Base. He also served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Reserves, retiring as a lieutenant colonel.

He is a graduate of the George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science and has both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from Drexel University.


Kristen Saito Promoted to chief lending officer of Del-One

 Del-One Federal Credit Union announced the promotion of Kristen Saito to the position of Chief Lending Officer. 

Saito was the previous Director of Lending of Del-One and has over 23 years in the banking/credit union industry.  She also graduated from the CUNA (Credit Union National Association) Management School in July of 2019. 

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Delaware Community Foundation adds board member

The Delaware Community Foundation (DCF) welcomed Ashley Robert Altschuler, Esq., as a new member of its board of directors.

Altschuler is the managing partner of McDermott Will & Emery LLP’s Delaware office. With more than 20 years of experience in the Delaware Court of Chancery and Delaware Supreme Court, as well as other trial and appellate courts in state and federal jurisdictions across the United States, he focuses his practice on litigating corporate, securities and complex business matters.

 Altschuler is a frequent speaker and author on various corporate governance and securities topics. Additionally, he maintains an active pro bono practice, serving for 20 years as pro bono general counsel to LiveOn NY, which advocates the interests of New York City’s aging population, senior centers and services. Altschuler is a graduate of Tower Hill School, Trinity College, and Georgetown University Law Center.

Kay Young, right.

The Beebe Medical Foundation names director

The Beebe Medical Foundation named  Kay Young as its newest team member. Young will hold the position of Executive Director of Development and brings more than 20 years of fundraising experience.

 Young will lead day-to-day operations at the foundation, overseeing signature events, grant funding, partnering with service lines, and will work with the major gift team. She will also work closely with Mr. Protack to spread the vision and goals of Beebe as stewards of health in the community.

 Prior to her work at Geisinger, Young was the director of development at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School and with the University of Florida Foundation. She earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Pennsylvania State University. 


Mispillion River Brewing names sales director

Mispillion River Brewing named  Claus Hagelman as their new Director of Sales, referred to at the brewery as “The Beer Barker.”

A 25-year brewing industry veteran, Hagelman is returning to his roots in Delaware, having previously managed sales and marketing for 16 Mile in Georgetown and national sales for Dogfish Head in Milton. He most recently worked as the Southern Sales Director for Heavy Seas, Baltimore.


Convention & Visitors Bureau adds marketing director

Jennifer Boes has joined the Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau as director of marketing communications and media relations.

In her new position, Boes will develop marketing content, manage business-to-business social media and executive communications, and serve as the media representative for the Bureau.

She graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in communication and concentrations in public relations and journalism. 


Courtyard Newark UD names office manager

Courtyard Hotel Managing Director, Bill Sullivan, announced the addition of a key staff member to the hotel team. Raeneshela Torain will serve as Office Manager. Torain has extensive experience at the Front Desk, working for both select service and full service properties.

Most recently, she served as the Concierge and Manager on Duty at the Hotel DuPont. Prior to joining them in 2015, she worked at the Sheraton Suites in downtown Wilmington, the Crowne Plaza Wilmington North, the Comfort Inn & Suites in Oxford, NC,  as well as a Holiday Inn Express and Oracle/Micros.


Meals On Wheels names  incoming board chair

Meals On Wheels Delaware announced that Michael Clement is the incoming Board Chair. 

Clement has been active with Meals on Wheels Delaware since 2005, beginning as a committee volunteer for the Celebrity Chef’s Brunch event. He joined the Board of Directors in 2012 .

Clement succeeds outgoing Chair Scott Lugar, who led the organization from 2012 until 2019.


Peninsula Regional Health System names pharmacy director

John Jordan has been named Senior Director of Pharmacy Services for Peninsula Regional Health System, Salisbury.

Jordan, most previously the Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator at Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC), will have oversight over both Peninsula Regional and Nanticoke Memorial Hospital’s Pharmacy Departments. Nanticoke is located in Seaford.

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