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People on the Move: Mumford joins Nemours and Newell moves to Young Conaway

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Mark Mumford

Mark Mumford has been named chief executive of Delaware Valley operations for Nemours Children’s Health System, effective Sept. 1.  He will serve as a member of the Executive Cabinet and report to President and Chief Executive Officer R. Lawrence Moss, MD.  In his new role, Mumford will be responsible for all clinical operations at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont for Children and Nemours duPont Pediatrics including ambulatory surgery centers and all primary, specialty, and urgent care practices, and prevention efforts in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. Since 2013, Mumford has served as the senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Prior, Mumford held executive and senior financial positions with corporations such as P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, PetSmart, and MicroAge.

Ryan Newell

Ryan P. Newell has joined Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP as a partner in the corporate litigation and counseling section. He will represent parties facing a variety of business litigation matters before the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Delaware Superior Court, the Delaware Supreme Court, and the District of Delaware. Newell is a Delaware Superior Court certified mediator and is frequently appointed by the Court of Chancery and Superior Court as a special master and discovery facilitator. He is also proficient in eDiscovery techniques having completed the invitation-only eDiscovery Negotiation Training program offered by The Sedona Conference. Newell has been recognized by clients and colleagues as one of Delaware’s leading Chancery practitioners according to Chambers USA: Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He has been ranked by Super Lawyers® and The Best Lawyers in America.

Delaware’s Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long is the new chair of the executive committee for the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA).

Bryan Barton

Bryan Barton, Ph.D., a research group leader at DuPont Electronics & Imaging, has been selected to present The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo. Barton leads a team developing new materials for chemical mechanical planarization (CMP), a key process in semiconductor fabrication.


James Lathrop

James F. Lathrop has joined Robinson+Cole as an associate in the firm’s Wilmington Bankruptcy + Reorganizations Group. Mr. Lathrop concentrates his practice on bankruptcy and corporate restructuring matters. He represents debtors, committees and creditors in Chapter 11 reorganizations bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts. He also has experience in ad hoc creditor group representations. Prior to joining the firm, James worked in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP on a broad array of restructuring matters. He previously clerked for the Hon. Mary F. Walrath of the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware

Cathy Weaver

Catherine (Cathy) Weaver, former healthcare executive and school superintendent, is the new property manager at Marydale Retirement Village, a Newark residential community with 108 one-bedroom rental units for seniors and persons with disabilities who qualify as low income.  Weaver previously served as associate principal of Wilmington Montessori School, principal of Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Wilmington, assistant superintendent and superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Wilmington, vice president of mission and human resources for St. Francis Healthcare in Wilmington and senior vice president of mission integration for Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic, St. Francis’ parent organization.

Bill Kramen has joined Guaranteed Rate Affinity as vice president of mortgage lending and will be based in Wilmington. Bill joins the team with nearly 20 years of mortgage industry experience, having served in leadership roles at multiple companies, including Wells Fargo, Mortgage America and Movement Mortgage.  Most recently, Bill served a branch manager for On Q Financial.

Davis, Bowen & Friedel, has added three people to its Milford office.

  • Hannah M. Morris will be serving as a designer for the municipal department. A recent graduate of West Virginia University, Morris is working on setting up water models with new developments for Selbyville and other municipalities in the area, as well as providing GIS services for Talbot County.
  • David E. Green, will be working in the civil department as a CAD technician. Green is currently involved in projects for the Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill, Mispillion Landing in Milford, Delaware, and Asbury Square in Frederica. He has more than 18 years of experience in architectural and engineering CAD drafting and design,
  • Kate E. Scanlon is responsible for supporting the daily office operations such as printing and tracking plans for clients a well as updating and organizing files and spreadsheets for the office. Scanlon previously worked at Beebe Healthcare as a phlebotomist.

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