Bernice Whaley, Ph.D., Named As New Leader For Placers Professional
[Newark, DE. Feb. 2023] – Bernice Whaley, Ph.D., is the new Leader of Placers Professional, a division of Delaware-based staffing company Placers. “Building on my successes as a leader in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, I am now applying my experience to lead and help grow Placers Professional, where I am able to couple mentorship with my passion for helping organizations,” said Whaley. “At Placers, we have an incredible team that’s dedicated to its brand promise – ‘consultant to
Whisman Giordano & Associates, LLC, Names First Chief Operating Officer
Whisman Giordano & Associates, LLC (WGA) named Lisa K. DeRose, CPA, CGMA, its first official Chief Operating Officer. DeRose will oversee the firm’s day-to-day operations in addition to her existing roles as Director of the Tax Department, leader of the Tax Committee, and the partner in charge of human resources. DeRose has over 30 years of experience. She joined WGA as a partner in 2013 and is a steadfast leader committed to the firm’s success. DeRose is a recognized community leader who has a strong
BENECARE: HOW UTILIZATION CAN STABLIZE PREMIUMS
Increase utilization? Sounds crazy, right? Not actually. By removing the barriers to care that can suppress utilization, BeneCare’s value-based model moves your members from treatment to prevention, leading to lower cost trends and rate stabilization. This is a case study of the New Castle County Chamber's Association Dental Plan. Learn How Utilization Can Stabilize CostsCheck out NCCCC Dental Plans Here
Whisman Giordano & Associates, LLC Adds Three Senior Accountants
Whisman Giordano & Associates, LLC announces the hiring of three Senior Accountants:Jeni HeadMaKayla Vidal, CPAJoan Wilson, CPA, MBAJeni Head comes to the firm with over 20 years of accounting experience in various capacities. Her specialties include employee benefit plans, not-for-profit organizations, partnership and individual taxes. Head is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and will be involved with both the firm’s audit and tax practices. Head shared that she is “. . .happy to be with
Amy Nazdrowicz Joins DREW Board of Directors
“Delaware Real Estate Women” Empowers Women in the CRE Industry Blog: https://www.landmark-se.com/amy-nazdrowicz-joins-drew-board/ Newark, Del., January 17, 2023 Amy Nazdrowicz, PWS, an environmental scientist and Associate with Landmark Science & Engineering, is pleased to have been elected to join the Board of Directors of Delaware Real Estate Women (“DREW”). Since 2007, DREW and its Board members have worked to build a professional community connecting women in Delaware's commercial real estate
Easterseals: A Valuable Resource for a Lifetime
New Castle, DE –There is a lot to be said about 70-year-old Rosemary “Rosie” O’Connell, of Bear, DE. She is a huge Michael Bublé fan and loves to sing. The always-fashionable Rosie loves arts & crafts, especially when she does them at one of her favorite places...her adult day program at Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore which she has been attending since 1975. That distinction is especially meaningful this year as the local affiliate is celebrating its 75th anniversary as a local provider
Delaware State Housing Authority Launches Resident Housing Survey to Inform Statewide Housing Needs Assessment
Dover, Del. February 21, 2023 - Now through Friday, March 31, the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) invites all residents to complete a confidential housing survey that will guide housing agencies and local jurisdictions in their efforts to:Prioritize housing and housing-related services,Develop more targeted program and policy responses, andBetter coordinate the use of federal, state, and local resources. The survey takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and can be accessed in English,
Whisman Giordano & Associates, LLC Commits to 50 Acts of Kindness
Whisman Giordano & Associates, LLC (WGA), in gratitude for their 50th Anniversary in 2023, is announcing their 50 Acts of Kindness initiative. The 50 Acts are intended to thank the community for the trust they've placed in WGA over the decades. Throughout 2023, the Whisman Giordano team will complete 50 Acts of Kindness. Some of the Acts will be as a firm, but that is not a limitation. WGA is supporting individual team members to go into their communities and serve whatever cause is closest to their
Greenwood Greenwood Litigator Lauren A. Nehra Becomes Licensed to Practice in Delaware
Gawthrop Greenwood attorney Lauren A. Nehra has been admitted to the Delaware Bar and is now licensed to practice in the First State. Nehra is a member of Gawthrop Greenwood’s Litigation Department and specializes in several litigation areas, including matters involving contract disputes, landlord/tenant, guardianships and breaches of fiduciary duties. Nehra was officially admitted during a ceremony at the Delaware Supreme Court located in Dover. She is one of six Gawthrop Greenwood attorneys practicing
BENECARE HELPS EDUCATE LOCAL KIDS ON ORAL HEALTH
BeneCare is donating oral health kits and educational materials to local organizations to help them educate kids on the benefits of developing good oral health habits early in life. It's all part of our observance of National Children's Dental Health Month!Learn about our educational campaign with local kids and find resources for dental care to help underserved children. Learn More
Emory Hill Announces Retirement of Co-Founder Robert H. Hill: Neil Kilian and Clayton Hill Named Partners
NEW CASTLE, DE (January 11, 2023) – NAI Emory Hill announced today that Robert (Bob) H. Hill is retiring from his longstanding role as president and partner. Bob Hill has a 45+ year history of service to the commercial real estate industry. Hill joined Clay Emory in 1981 to establish Emory Hill & Company and founded Emory Hill Real Estate Services, Inc. in 1983. Bob served as President of Emory Hill & Company and Vice President of Emory Hill Real Estate Services, Inc. Emory Hill has built and
Emory Hill, O’Hara Secure Sale of First State Plaza to Parkway Gravel, Inc.
NEW CASTLE, DE – Parkway Gravel, Inc., based in New Castle, DE, has purchased First State Plaza, located at 1600 W. Newport Pike, Wilmington, for $31.8M. The highly visible +/-165,000 square-foot retail center with over 1300 square feet of frontage on West Newport Pike/Route 4, sits on 20.58 acres and is anchored by major retailers such as Shoprite, Cinemark, Dollar Tree, US Postal Service, and McDonald’s. The seller, FSSC, LLC. out of Wilmington, DE was represented by Jim O’Hara, Jr. of NAI Emory
Reasons Businesspersons Must Care for Themselves (and How They Can)
It comes as no surprise that entrepreneurs suffer a great deal of pressure. The responsibility of running a business would weigh heavily on anyone's shoulders. Industry analysts have determined that businesspeople are 29% more likely to experience depression. Other problems, such as addiction, also factor into the mix. A conscious effort remains necessary to ward off such maladies. Courtesy of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, here are some additional rationales for rejuvenating oneself and
Congratulations to the 2022 Small Business Awards Winners!
The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce hosted our 2022 Small Business Awards this past Wednesday, December 14, at Deerfield Golf Club to honor and recognize Delaware's small businesses and their outstanding individuals. Nine finalists were awarded, and congratulations to the following organizations and individuals: Whisman Giordano & Associates, LLC, Small Business of the Year (Small Market) Award recipient BrightFields, Inc., Small Business of the Year (Mid-Size) Award recipient Diamond
Where Art and Science Meet
WHERE ART AND SCIENCE MEET The Aegis & The Record December 2, 2022 by Tony Roberts Joanne Presbury of Bel Air is a three-year amputee. After Presbury, 62, lost her leg to diabetes, her physical therapist referred her to Real Life Prosthetics for a replacement, she said. Presbury lost all but one of her toes on her right foot, and lost her left leg up to her knee. She not only found a place that got her to walk like she never lost a leg, but a company that cared about what she wants, she said. "They
How to Start a Small Business as a Freelancer in New Castle County, Delaware
Starting a small business is a big undertaking. Fortunately, if you're a freelancer looking to turn your side hustle into a full-fledged business, there are some steps you can take to increase your chances of success. In this article, we'll outline some of the key things you need to do to start a small business in New Castle County, Delaware.Creating a Business Plan One of the first things you should do when starting a small business is to create a business plan. This document will outline your business
BENECARE MAKES TELEDENTISTRY BENEFIT PERMANENT
At the height of the pandemic, BeneCare Dental Plans turned to telemedicine to help provide its members access to live consultations with licensed dentists to triage a dental crisis.BeneCare is now covering virtual visits as a permanent benefit for all active members, giving them 24/7 access to dental care. LEARN MORE
How to Establish a Sustainable Real Estate Development Business
Sustainability has become a hot-button issue, with people increasingly committed to eco-friendly practices that preserve the environment. If you're thinking of starting a business in real estate development, embracing sustainability is a savvy move. According to Deloitte, consumers are eager to support eco-conscious companies, giving you a competitive advantage. Sustainable business practices have other benefits for real estate development too. Find out more about the advantages of sustainability and how
BENECARE ANNOUNCES AN ALTERNATIVE TO LEVEL-FUNDING.
HAVE YOU CONSIDERED SELF-FUNDING YOUR DENTAL PLAN? BeneCare’s Premium Credit Program gives you the benefit of a fixed monthly premium and the potential savings of self-funding. Learn more.
BENECARE OFFERS TIPS ON EVALUATING PLAN DESIGNS
BENECARE OFFERS TIPS ON EVALUATING PLAN DESIGNSThe proper plan design is key to mitigating costs while providing access that is usable and helps provide the best value. Here are some plan design considerations to help you get the best value for your population.