Personnel file: Dec. 6, 2023


Del-One credit union names interim CEO


The Del-One Board of Directors announced the selection of Dan McCarthy as Interim President & CEO.  Dan joined Del-One as Chief Human Resources Officer in 2019 and was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer in 2020.  As Interim President & CEO, Dan will be responsible for leading the credit union, which has 81,000 members and a staff of 180.

Board Chair Steve Smith stated that Del-One “will continue our mission of being the easiest place to work with for our members. Del-One has a 63-year track record of standing out for our commitment to our members and community, being a fulfilling workplace for our teammates, and providing top-tier products and services.  We look forward to Dan and his team building on that great foundation and taking Del-One to the next level.”

The release announcing McCarthy’s selection did not mention Ronald Baron who had been the credit union’s CEO until recently. A spokesperson confirmed Baron is no longer with Del-One. A release said the credit union had a succession plan, and the staff and members of Del-One “can rest assured the credit union remains a very sound and successful financial institution.”

Jankowski named surgical quality vice chair


Marcin Jankowski has been named vice chair for surgical quality, patient safety and performance improvement for the Department of Surgery. 

Jankowski has served as the medical director for surgical outcomes and research since November 2019,.

In his new role, Jankowski will partner with institutional leadership, the department chair, campus chiefs, as well as surgical service line leaders, in identifying areas for improvement.

Jankowski graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005, completed his surgical residency at PCOM and a fellowship in surgical critical care at ChristianaCare in 2011. He earned his executive health care MBA from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. He also holds bachelor’s degrees from Pennsylvania State University and Arcadia University.

Jankowski has taken on numerous leadership roles in his career, including trauma medical director at Crozer Chester Medical Center and Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia

Music School names new CEO


The Music School of Delaware has named Stephen Beaudoin as President and CEO.

He comes with 20 years of experience in managing arts organizations.

He succeeds Kate Ransom, who will continue as a violinist and director of a chamber music festival.

Beaudoin comes to the Music School from his most recent role as Executive Director of the South Orange Performing Arts Center in northern New Jersey. He joins the school in February 2024. 

Police standards and training director named

Sean E. Moriarty, was named as Executive Director of the new Police Officer Standards and Training Commission.


POST, now a new division within DSHS, was created through House Bill 206 and signed into law in August to replace the Delaware Council on Police Training.  

He will lead the commission in establishing hiring and training standards for Delaware police officers as well as overseeing significant allegations of police officer misconduct. In addition, he will advise the Delaware Police Accreditation Commission  which is responsible for establishing policy and standards for police agencies, assisting agencies with standardization and accreditation, and issuing guidelines for local police oversight commissions or boards.

Moriarty held various positions during his career including Director of Training for the Delaware State Police  Training Academy and Administrator for the police training council. 

He holds a Doctorate of Education in Innovation and Leadership, a Master of Science in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, and he is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy.

Community Foundation names philanthropy officer 


The Delaware Community Foundation (DCF) named  Jessica Gordon as its philanthropy officer for southern Delaware.

In her new role, Gordon will join the philanthropic services team. She will help with new fund acquisitions, cultivation and growth of existing funds and fundraising for the DCF’s annual operating and endowment needs.

Gordon comes to the DCF from Beebe Healthcare, where she worked as the communications project coordinator. Her tasks included supervising multiple projects from start to finish, acting as a liaison between departments to facilitate communications, and gathering materials and information for upcoming projects.

Gordon has also worked at the University of Delaware, the Minds Over Matter Initiative, Delaware Beach Life Magazine and the Beebe Medical Foundation.

Cecil College names HR director


Cecil College announced Lauren Fleck has been selected   Executive Director od the Human Resources Office.

 Fleck was the director of human resources for the Red Clay School District in Delaware, where she managed a district with 30 schools and more than 3,000 unionized and non-unionized employees.

Fleck worked in human resources at Cecil College from 2011 – 2021. She served as the Executive Director of Human Resources and Title IX Deputy Coordinator for two years before taking the Red Clay School District job. 

Fleck earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Criminal Justice from the University of Delaware before completing her Master’s in Public Administration in Human Resource Management from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2010. 

Arlotta named county Sustainability Coordinator

Kristie Arlotta has been named New Castle County  Sustainability Coordinator. The  position is responsible for overseeing that land use, sewer, and community services practices are climate resilient.

Arlotta graduated from the University of Delaware with an honors degree in environmental science, with minors in public policy and geography. 

During her time at UD, she was actively involved in helping UD prepare a new sustainability plan. She also formed the Student Sustainability Alliance to unite students across colleges to advocate for sustainability on campus, including a new Office of Sustainability.

Work experiences, include  the Newark Partnership’s  Sustainability Initiative, Delaware State Parks, and the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. 

Powers honored by AARP

Christine Powers was been presented with the AARP Delaware 2023 Andrus Award for Community Service..

 Powers is the Vice-Chair of South Coastal Village Volunteers in Bethany Beach, 

South Coastal Village Volunteers helps Delawareans live independently in their own homes, giving them more choices as to how they live as they age.

 It is a branch of Village Volunteers, a 501(c)3 serving the Lewes area. Powers was one of the founders of SCVV in 2019

During the Covid pandemic, she navigated the restrictions and ensured the organization remained active. Members of SCVV pay a small annual fee and are entitled to 25 hours of service per month. Subsidized memberships are offered for low-income members. 

Bayhealth residency director honored
The Family Medicine Education Consortium awarded Bayhealth Bayhealth Family Medicine Physician and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware Family Medicine Residency Program Director Brintha Vasager  with a Mid-Career Faculty Achievement Award. 

This national award annually recognizes a single graduate medical education faculty who has demonstrated significant contributions to family medicine and primary care

Bayhealth has been a teaching hospital since Vasagar is the founding director of the program.