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People on the Move: June 16

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People on the Move is a rundown of recent hirings, promotions, appointments and other notable movements by professionals in the state. If you’re interested in submitting an entry, please contact news@delawarebusinesstimes.com.

Mark Oller | PHOTO COURTESY OF BOA

Bank of America names Mark Oller the Delaware executive for U.S. Trust Company of Delaware (USTDE). In his new role, Oller will lead the Delaware practice of Bank of America Private Bank in Wilmington.

Oller brings more than 32 years of experience in wealth management and banking in Delaware, serving most recently as president of Family Wealth Delaware and Group vice president for Wilmington Trust Company. Oller maintains deep connections across the industry, including with the Delaware Bankers Association, University of Delaware, New Castle County Financial Advisory and American Bankers Association/Trust School. He also works closely with the Delaware Jaycees and serves as a board member for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington.

Oller’s extensive experience and ties to the local community make him the ideal candidate to continue USTDE’s 23-year history of helping Delaware families leave their legacies.

Michael Cohan | PHOTO COURTESY OF PSCI


PSCI, an IT staffing, announces the addition of Michael Cohan, business director. Cohan was brought on board to support local and state government accounts as well as spearhead new client acquisition and management.

Cohan graduated from the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering in 2019. During his time in Pittsburgh, he was a member of the Pitt Men’s Lacrosse team, was awarded the SK Chang Undergraduate Innovation Grant, performed research in regenerative medicine, and spent his summers interning at Agilent Technologies. Cohan’s experience is in enterprise account management in the laboratory technology industry, consulting with large pharmaceutical companies.


Arthur Hall Insurance congratulates Loré Baker on achieving two new insurance designations. She has also been named the agency’s senior claims advocate/department manager.

Loré Baker | PHOTO COURTESY OF ARTHUR HALL

Building upon her existing knowledge as a claims advocate and with an associate in claims (AIC) designation, Baker adds both the associate in insurance and the associate in claims – management to her list of accomplishments. Both designations build upon a thorough knowledge of the insurance industry.

As the agency’s Claims Department Manager, Baker oversees a team of claims professionals who provide service for all levels of commercial and personal lines insurance claims.

Arthur Hall Insurance President, James Denham, CPCU, CIC likens Loré’s active dedication and commitment to the agency’s mission of proactively advocating on behalf of our insureds. “Her depth of knowledge, strategic claims management, and professionalism provide our clients solutions which are unique in the industry. In the unfortunate event of a claim, she and her team are able to offer assistance in reviewing coverage, filing the claim, and advocating on a client’s behalf to achieve the most favorable outcome. We are proud of her accomplishments and are fortunate to have Loré as a part of the Arthur Hall Insurance team.”

With more than 30 years industry experience, Baker began her career as an insurance defense paralegal. She progressed to claims where she has held positions of adjuster, manager and claims advocate. She is a graduate of West Chester University and is active in a number of community service organizations.


The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Delaware recently welcomed three community leaders to its board of directors. Mary Allen Anderson, Vaughn Bond Jr. and Wade G. Jones were appointed to 3-year terms to bolster NAMI Delaware’s mission to support, educate and advocate for people affected by mental illness.

Anderson of Middletown is executive director of communications for Widener University, overseeing internal and external communications for the university’s three campuses. She is a former award-winning news reporter for The News Journal in Wilmington and The Capital newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. Allen Anderson earned a bachelor’s degree from St. John Fisher University in Rochester, New York, and an MPA from Wilmington University. She is an adjunct faculty member at Wilmington University. Before joining the NAMI Delaware board of directors, she served for three years on the organization’s advisory board.

“I am deeply interested in NAMI Delaware’s commitment to eradicating the stigma associated with mental health,” she said.

Bond Jr. of Bear retired in 2021 as colonel, chief of police of the New Castle County (DE) Division of Police after 30 years with the department. Bond now is New Castle County director of public safety and works with the Division of Police, Division of Emergency Medical Services (NCCo paramedics), Division of Emergency Communications (911 Center) and Emergency Management. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Delaware State University. Bond is a member of the Delaware Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives and Connecting Families 4 Justice. He previously served on NAMI Delaware’s advisory board.

“As a board member, I hope to advance discussions on mental health and resource allocation into communities of color and work with the organization’s housing services, as those with mental illness often struggle to find housing,” he said.

Jones, LPCMH, LCDP, CAADC, CCS, of Seaford is executive director of Alternative Solutions Consulting Group LLC and is a Bank of America Employee Assistance Program specialist. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health, Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional, National Certified Counselor, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Certified Co-Occurring Disorder Professional, Certified Prevention Specialist, HIV/AIDS counselor, and Tester, Certified Clinical Supervisor, and a Certified Mental Health Screener. He is the clinical lead for the Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services System of Care. Jones earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wilmington University, as well as certificates in Child and Family Counseling and Mental Health.

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