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Delaware Tech names Corn as gift director
Delaware Technical Community College has announced the appointment of Cheryl Corn as senior director of major and planned gifts in the College’s Development Division. In this role, she will provide college-wide leadership for prospecting and securing individual, corporate, and foundation donors through outright gifts, naming opportunities, endowments, planned gifts, corporate grants, and major gift/capital campaigns.
Corn has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University.
Wheeler Wolfenden and Dwares announces additions
Wheeler Wolfenden and Dwares, CPAs welcomed Vincent Drake to its audit and tax practices as a staff accountant. Drake earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining WW&D, Drake worked as a payroll auditor in the public sector.
Tiffany Stubbs has been hired in WW&D’s administration department as an administrative assistant. Stubbs has worked in the financial services industry.
Wohlsen Construction Company
Wohlsen Construction Company, Wilmington, announced the promotion of Suzanne Murphy from estimator to project manager.
Murphy holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Penn State University.
Bureau of Community Corrections announces promotion
Delaware Bureau of Community Corrections Chief Marvin Mailey announced that Regional Probation and Parole Manager Rick Figurelle has been promoted to Statewide Probation and Parole Director. This position provides leadership and direction over the four regional Probation and Parole offices that together oversee probation and parole, pretrial services, electronic monitoring and other supervision programs for more than 12,000 individuals who are on pretrial supervision or are serving probationary sentences in the community.
Delaware Tech to honor Rushdan
Delaware Technical Community College will recognize Wali W. Rushdan II at an Honoree Celebration on Tuesday, February 25 as part of its Black History Month events.
Rushdan is an attorney in the commercial litigation department of Fox Rothschild LLP’s Wilmington, Delaware office. He also dedicates his time to mentoring young men and aspiring lawyers from diverse backgrounds.
Rushdan also maintains a presence in a variety of public service works geared towards improving social, educational, and vocational opportunities for disadvantaged communities. He regularly represents juveniles in Family Court proceedings as guardian ad litem, serves on the organizing committee for the annual Delaware State Bar Association’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast and Statewide Day of Service, and is a member of the Delaware Access to Justice Commission.
Rushdan is a graduate of Delaware Technical Community College, University of Delaware, and Rutgers Law School, where he was a Marshall Brennan Constitutional Law Fellow and spent time in South Africa to study the South African legal system following the end of Apartheid.
SoDel’s Kammerer to chair Delaware Restaurant Association
The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) has named Scott Kammerer chairman of the board for a two-year term beginning in 2020. Kammerer is the president of SoDel Concepts, which owns 12 restaurants in coastal Sussex County, Delaware.
Kammerer started his career in the Delaware hospitality industry in 1992 as a dishwasher in Rehoboth Beach. By 1996, he was the general manager of a popular seafood restaurant. He is now one of the most successful restaurant developers in the history of Delaware.
Kammerer is a past recipient of the DRA’s Cornerstone Award and the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award.
Kammerer has been involved with the DRA since he became president in 2014 after the death of SoDel Concepts’ founder, Matt Haley, who was also active in the organization.