Personnel File: Landmark Engineering, College Ave, SoDel Concepts, Botanic Gardens


Landmark president named Engineer of Year

Landmark Science & Engineering President Ted C. Williams  was  named the 2020 Delaware Engineer of the Year. Landmark is based near Newark.

 The Delaware Engineering Society presented Williams with the award  at their annual Engineers Week Banquet in February.

Williams has worked for  44 years in civil engineering, site design, and project management on a wide variety of land development, transportation, and construction projects. He has been with Landmark for 32 years.

He was recognized not only for his work on behalf of the public, clients, and staff, but also for his commitment to family, sports coaching, and advocating for STEM-based education.

College Ave names chief legal officer

College Ave student Loans, Wilmington,  announced that Dena Glaesar has joined as  Chief Legal Officer. Glaeser will report to Joe DePaulo, CEO and Co-Founder of College Ave Student Loans, and will serve on College Ave’s executive leadership team.

Glaeser is an MBA candidate at John Hopkins University. She earned her law degree from Temple University and a bachelor’s degree at Penn State University.

Wakefield joins Delaware Botanic Gardens Board

LeDee Lickle Wakefield has joined the Delaware Botanic Gardens Board of Directors. LeDee has extensive experience on the Boards of Preservation Delaware, Young Friends of the Brandywine River Museum, Delaware Guidance Services for Children and Youth, Planned Parenthood, and Paws for People.


SoDel Concepts’ Kammerer  named to list of influential restaurant leaders

Scott Kammerer, president of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware-based SoDel Concepts, was recently named to Nation’s Restaurant News’ 2020 list of the most influential leaders in the restaurant industry.

There are more than 660,000 restaurants in the United States. Only 95 CEOs were selected for the list.

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 Delaware Restaurant Association’s Cornerstone Award and the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award. He’s currently chairman of the Delaware Restaurant Association.

Lauren Herlihy

SoDel Cares names president 

Lauren Herlihy has been named president of SoDel Cares, the charitable arm of SoDel Concepts, a hospitality group with 12 restaurants in Sussex County, Delaware.

Herlihy, who is a director of operations for SoDel Concepts, will serve a two-year term. For the past two years, she’s been active on the organizing committee for the annual SoDel Cares fundraiser.

The foundation was created to honor the philanthropic work of SoDel Concepts’ founder, Matt Haley, who died in 2014.

Other board members include Kammerer, Lindsey Barry, who is the past president, Alan Levin, and Nelia Dolan, currently the vice president.

A Baltimore native, Herlihy has a bachelor’s degree in Russian history from Towson University. She’s been working in the hospitality industry since she was 14, and she joined SoDel Concepts in 2011. In 2014, she became the general manager of Catch 54.

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