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Stephen Sye and Mike Pfeifer – REALlist Startups

Home / Blog Five years of Delaware startups. When Technical.ly published the inaugural RealLIST Startups in 2017, 10 ten young and exciting local companies we listed included companies that are still going strong: DeliveryCircle (our first #1 RealLIST startup), WhyFly...

Meet Melissa Hopkins, 2021 Delaware Mother of the Year

Home / Blog Melissa Hopkins is a lifelong Delawarean, a mother, and wife and a dedicated advocate for the Delaware non-profit sector as the Executive Vice President of Sector Advancement at Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, DANA. She has a background in...

DBT 40 Under 40 2020 – Meghan Walls (2020), Navin Vij (2020), Kelly Basile (2016), LeAnn Myers (2019), Rachael Mears (2013)

On Oct. 21, 2020, we had the pleasure of honoring the DBT 40 class of 2020 at our annual awards event! This honor is awarded to a select group of the region’s best and brightest young professionals, all under the age of 40, who are making a difference with their...

Third time’s the charm for former Newark cop Spadola

Former Newark Police Department officer James Spadola was elected to Wilmington City Council on Tuesday. It was the third attempt at winning public office for Spadola, who gained wide recognition in 2015 after his “Hug a Cop” video went viral. Previously, the...

Markevis Gideon: NERDiT NOW works to close digital divide for local students

Home / Blog NERDiT's Markevis Gideon. Photo provided Worth Recognizing: Markevis Gideon

Take a look at 1440 Film Co.’s downtown studio

Home / Blog A 1440 shoot featuring Sen. Chris Coons. (Courtesy photo) When Mike Pfeifer founded 1440 Film Co. in 2019, he rented a small office at The Mill. Most projects were on location, and it was easy enough to find studio space to use when it was needed. He...

Leadership Delaware taps DelDOT Secretary for top spot

Home / News Jennifer Cohan   Jennifer CohanCEO, Leadership Delaware Institute After 31 years of working with infrastructure and roadways, Jennifer Cohan is preparing a different path for herself as CEO of the Leadership Delaware Institute (LDI). Cohan, the third...

Leadership Delaware announces new look

WILMINGTON —Leadership Delaware, Inc. (LDI) has announced a new look for the organization. The new CEO, Jennifer Cohan said in a statement, “After many conversations with LDI Fellows and other stakeholders, it was clear that the organization needed some modernization....

Delaware Ambassadors

Home / Blog Delaware Ambassadors From artists to scientists, coders to chefs, meet the Delaware Ambassadors who are living well and working well all over the First State.   Two of our LDI Alumni were selected, both Mike Pfeifer and Stephen Sye.    

Leadership Delaware Class of 2021

Home / Blog PHOTO COURTESY OF LEADERSHIP DELAWARE This new class marks the last class selection for Co-Founders Terry and Sandy Strine, who started the program with former Governor Pete du Pont in 2008, and the first-class selection for Incoming CEO, Jennifer Cohan....
Meet Melissa Hopkins, 2021 Delaware Mother of the Year

Meet Melissa Hopkins, 2021 Delaware Mother of the Year

Home / Blog Melissa Hopkins is a lifelong Delawarean, a mother, and wife and a dedicated advocate for the Delaware non-profit sector as the Executive Vice President of Sector Advancement at Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, DANA. She has a background in...

Leadership Delaware announces new look

Leadership Delaware announces new look

WILMINGTON —Leadership Delaware, Inc. (LDI) has announced a new look for the organization. The new CEO, Jennifer Cohan said in a statement, “After many conversations with LDI Fellows and other stakeholders, it was clear that the organization needed some modernization....

Third time’s the charm for former Newark cop Spadola

Former Newark Police Department officer James Spadola was elected to Wilmington City Council on Tuesday. It was the third attempt at winning public office for Spadola, who gained wide recognition in 2015 after his “Hug a Cop” video went viral. Previously, the...

LDI and Fellows in the News

Third time’s the charm for former Newark cop Spadola

Former Newark Police Department officer James Spadola was elected to Wilmington City Council on Tuesday. It was the third attempt at winning public office for Spadola, who gained wide recognition in 2015 after his “Hug a Cop” video went viral. Previously, the...

Taking The Lead

Taking The Lead

Terry Strine has made a smooth pass of the baton to Jennifer Cohan, and the new CEO of Leadership Delaware is off and running Jennifer Cohan had worked 31 years in Delaware state government and 12 years in academia when she decided to retire from public service last...

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