Personnel file, Sept. 14, 2023


Personnel moves at American Seaboard


American Seaboard Exteriors Inc.  announced  that Adam Hamby has joined the company as President of the 46-year-old Wilmington commercial contractor.

Adam has experience in real estate mergers and acquisitions, commercial/industrial property management, finance and overall small business team building. He will also be a shareholder in the closely held firm.

A graduate of the University of Delaware, Hamby has been a senior commercial property manager for a prominent Delaware realty firm; a managing partner of a real estate investment firm focused on land acquisition, and a past owner of an investment company that focused on East Coast resort assets. 

Andy Anderson, a 39-year employee of ASE has been promoted to Vice President/General Manager. Andy began his career as a field tech in 1984.


Ilka Estrada, a twenty-year employee of ASE, has been named Senior Account Manager/Operations. Ilka began her career with ASE as a receptionist. Debria Orr and Laura Dyson have recently joined the company as Operations Administrator and Accounting Assistant, respectively. 

Brian Blair, founder, will take a more strategic-focused role as CEO and Jerry Creswell, founder, will serve as Executive Vice President of the firm.

American Seaboard Exteriors Inc. operates in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland.

The firm specializes in commercial facilities contract services.

Glenmede has new CEO


Peter J. Zuleba has officially succeeded the retiring Gordon Fowler as CEO of Glenmede , a privately held and independently owned investment and wealth management firm following the announcement of succession plans in November 2022. 

Zuleba, president of the Glenmede Trust Company, has shaped Glenmede’s investment culture and capabilities since joining the firm in 2004 as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Director of Equity Research, a release stated. 

His accomplishments include growing the Glenmede Investment Management business, expanding Glenmede’s  Sustainable and Impact Investing capability, and leading the firm’s initial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts.

Fowler first joined Glenmede in 2003 as Chief Investment Officer and has served as CEO since 2010. Under his successful tenure, he’s grown the firm’s Family Wealth and Goals Based Wealth Management and Planning services, established Glenmede Investment Management, and formed a dedicated endowment and foundation Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) effort.

Nemours names surgery chair


Nemours Children’s Health named  Peter Minneci,  as the new Chair of the Department of Surgery at Nemours Children’s Health, Delaware Valley, as well as Director of Perinatal Surgery in Nemours Children’s Advanced Delivery Program. 

Dr. Minneci will be responsible for guiding the department’s strategic direction while fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment and will join on Sept. 18.  He will also serve as the Interim Director of Research across all surgical specialties, where he will develop the Nemours Surgical Outcomes Center.

Minneci is a  surgeon-scientist with over 250 peer-reviewed publications, 180 national presentations, and 25 academic awards. 

For the past decade, Minneci served as the Director of the Center for Surgical Outcomes Research, the Surgical Director of ECMO, the Surgical Director of the Center for Intestinal Rehabilitation and Nutritional Support, and the Associate Director for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

He fulfilled his training in general surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, his pediatric surgery fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and his critical care fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. 

Stone named HR chief at Bayhealth

Darlene Stone

 Bayhealth named   Darlene Stone, as its newly appointed senior vice president and chief human resources officer. 

Stone joins Bayhealth from Stormont Vail Health in Topeka, Kansas, where she most recently served as senior vice president chief experience officer. Before her time with Stormont Vail Health, Stone spent six years serving as vice president and chief human resources officer at Baptist Health Care in Pensacola, FL,

She is a certified Just Culture Champion, certified in Healthcare Human Resources by the American Hospital Association, and a senior certified professional in Human Resources by the Society for Human Resources Management.

Stone named to advisory council

World Trade Center Delaware President Carla Stone has been named to the Advisory Council on Small Business of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for the 2023-24 term.

“I am honored and privileged to serve as a voice of small business to the federal government on such important issues,” Stone said. “Representing American entrepreneurs and exporters is fundamental to World Trade Center®Delaware’s work and mission. I appreciate the trust and confidence that the Administration has in our achievements working for a stronger international trade sector.”

The 18-member subcommittee advises EXIM on its programs and initiatives as it works to advance key global trade priorities – specifically, recommendations to help small business exporters find new markets, achieve more sales, and lower risk. 

Baron nominated for Home Loan Bank director post


Ronald Baron, President & CEO of Del-One Federal Credit Union, Dover,   has been nominated to be on the ballot for the 2023 Delaware Member Director Election for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh.

Baron stated: “I am humbled to be nominated for the director seat that will represent Delaware financial institutions. As member institutions of FHLBank Pittsburgh, we must advocate for those who face financial challenges in the communities we serve. The FHLBank System provides tools and programs that help us make a positive impact in our underserved communities, and I am excited about potentially having a larger voice in that mission.


Reddick joins Black Chamber board

Del-One Federal Credit Union also announced that  Loan Officer Chavonya Reddick has joined the Board of Directors for the Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce.

Governor’s nominees confirmed

The Delaware State Senate confirmed Kathleen Miller as a Judge of the Superior Court, William L. Chapman, Jr.and Michael Houghton to serve on the Marijuana Appeals Commission, Dr. Melissa Harrington to serve on the State Public Integrity Commission,  Gregory A. Lane to serve on the Enhanced 911 Emergency Reporting System Service Board and  Dr. Wilma Mishoe to serve on the Industrial Accident Board.