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People on the Move: Jan. 14

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People on the Move is a rundown of recent hirings, promotions, appointments and other notable achievements by professionals in the state. If you’re interested in submitting an entry, please contact [email protected].

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Wayne E. McFadden | PHOTO COURTESY OF DELAWARE RIVER AND BAY AUTHORITY

Delaware River and Bay Authority announced Wayne E. McFadden has been promoted to deputy police administrator, with the rank of lieutenant colonel.

The deputy police administrator serves as the primary advisor to the police administrator regarding police practices and operations. He will also be responsible for the management and supervision of various administrative and operational units in the police department, make recommendations on staffing and assignments, provide direction on crime prevention activities and highway safety, and participate in the recruitment and selection process for new hires and promotions within the department.


Sean Finnigan has joined McCarter & English’s Government Affairs as its new government affairs advisor. 

Finnigan brings more than 15 years of experience in government and will provide strategic advice and perspective to clients operating in a wide range of industries, advocating on their behalf at the state and federal levels. He also brings a deep understanding of state and federal campaign finance laws and has managed and advised political action committees.

Christine Rich | PHOTO COURTESY OF MEDIA CHIC


The Miss Earth USA pageant announced Christine Rich of Delaware as their 2022 Mrs. USA Earth winner. As part of her coronation, the winner pledges to raise awareness about environmental issues and advocate for more sustainable living throughout her reign as the 2022 titleholder. Rich hopes to continue advancing technological resources in higher education and to inspire even more young entrepreneurs to make their dreams come true.

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Scott Kammerer | PHOTO COURTESY OF SODEL


Scott Kammerer was appointed to the National Restaurant Association’s board of directors. In November, the association’s members voted on the nominees, and the results were announced at the annual membership meeting in December 2021. The 70 directors represent all facets of the restaurant and foodservice industry.


WSFS Bank has announced the promotion of three associates: Robert Eastwood, Jeremy Shackleford, and  Carolyn Urbanovich.

In Eastwood’s new role as senior vice president and chief information security officer (CISO), he will be responsible for continuing to evolve the Information Security, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery programs for the bank as well as advising executive leadership, the board of directors and management.

Shackelford has been promoted to senior vice president and director of small business sales, and will partner with WSFS’ small business relationship managers, retail teams and the broader organization to help introduce the bank’s offerings to more local customers.

Urbanovich will oversee WSFS’ greater Philadelphia market retail locations as the new vice president and regional manager for the greater Philadelphia market. 

Thor Lundin | PHOTO COURTESY OF VANDEMARK 


The Delaware State Board of Professional Land Surveyors has approved VanDemark & Lynch’s Thor Lundin as a professional land surveyor in Delaware.

Lundin has worked for VanDemark & Lynch for 29 years. His experience includes field work as both an instrument man and crew chief for various types of surveys, including topographic, boundary, construction layout, laser scanning, and hydrographic surveys. He was recently chosen to head the surveying department at VanDemark & Lynch. 


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