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People on the Move: Dec. 3

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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. 

Cathy Kelly

Cathy Kelly has been appointed director of hospital-based rehabilitation services at ChristianaCare. In this role, she will be responsible for inpatient services at Christiana and Wilmington hospitals, including acute care services and inpatient rehabilitation at the Center for Rehabilitation at Wilmington Hospital.

Kelly has been with ChristianaCare for 33 years. She joined the organization as an occupational therapist and has held several leadership positions, including clinical supervisor of Occupational Therapy at Christiana Hospital, outpatient coordinator for the Stroke and Brain Injury Program, and for the last 10 years, program manager of Occupational Therapy and Recreational Therapy for both Christiana and Wilmington hospitals.

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP announced that Jesse L. Noa and Alyssa K. Ronan have been elected partners of the firm, effective Jan. 1.

A member of the General Litigation Group, Noa represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of complex commercial, bankruptcy, employment, and real estate litigation matters in the state and federal courts of Delaware. These matters include contract disputes, expedited restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation, alternative entity disputes, business torts, and commercial foreclosure actions.

A member of the Transactions and Corporate Counseling Group, Ronan focuses on corporate advisory, corporate governance, and transactional matters relating to Delaware corporations and alternative entities. She regularly counsels boards of directors, board committees (including special, transaction and conflicts committees), and investors on M&A matters, governance matters, and situations involving conflicts of interests and fiduciary duty issues.

Cheryl Creuzot

The Bancorp Inc. and its subsidiary, The Bancorp Bank, have announced that Cheryl Creuzot has joined the company’s Board of Directors. The appointment took effect Nov. 1. The addition of Creuzot reflects recent changes in the composition of the company’s board, following the retirement of Daniel G. Cohen and the appointment of James J. McEntee III as the successor chairman of the board.

Creuzot is president emeritus of Wealth Development Strategies LLC and Wealth Development Strategies Investment Advisory Inc. where she is in the process of a successful succession. She currently serves as a commissioner of The Port of Houston, a position she has held since 2020. Creuzot is also vice chair of the Finance and Capital Planning Committee for the MD Anderson Cancer Center Board of Visitors and serves on the board of Frenchy’s Companies, a family-owned food manufacturing and restaurant organization.

Brian McGlinchey, an accomplished government affairs professional, will be appointed as Ireland’s Honorary Consul to the State of Delaware in a ceremony in Wilmington Friday, in an historic first, underlining growing Ireland-Delaware bonds.

The decision to appoint McGlinchey as Ireland’s first ever honorary consul to Delaware was made by Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney in recognition of McGlinchey’s qualifications, experience and engagement with Irish issues. It also underlines the strength of Delaware’s vibrant Irish community and the growing political, business and cultural links between Ireland and the Diamond State. More than 14% of Delaware’s inhabitants claim Irish heritage, but that number rises to more than 45% among New Castle County’s 180,000 residents.

McGlinchey was prominently involved in Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, serving as national fundraising co-chair, co-chair of the home state ‘Delaware for Joe’, and co-chair of ‘Irish Americans for Biden’. He has almost a quarter of a century of experience in federal, state, and local affairs in the mid-Atlantic. He is currently senior advisor at law firm McCarter & English*.

Prior to his roles in the 2020 presidential campaign, Mr McGlinchey served as the projects director for then-Sen. Biden. He also spent time as director of the Laborers – Employers Cooperation and Education Trust, a progressive labor-management fund, where he forged economic policies that promoted growth in the construction industry in the eastern region.

He is the past-president and founding member of Delawareans For Economic and Environmental Development (DEED), a coalition of labor, civic, environmental, and business leaders which champion balanced policies that expand the tax base and create private sector jobs while enhancing and protecting the environment. 

Once opened, the honorary consul’s office in Wilmington will support Ireland’s Embassy in Washington, D.C., and Consulate General in New York in facilitating business and official visits from Ireland, providing information on Ireland and consular guidance and assistance to Irish citizens in Delaware.

Literacy Delaware has added new board members Staci Price and Mouli Ravilla .

Staci Price

Price, a professional human resources specialist, brings a unique blend of expertise in financial services, legal and accounting. She also brings experience working in a variety of environments from customer service, banking, health care, engineering and nonprofit.

Ravilla is vice president of software architecture at JP Morgan Chase. He is a senior technology leader with over 16 years of experience in the financial services industry. His expertise includes strategic architecture & planning, enterprise architecture, application architecture & design and implementing large scale software projects. 

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