People on the Move: March 4

People on the Move is an overview of recent hirings, promotions, appointments, and other notable moves by state professionals. If you would like to submit an application, please contact [email protected]

Dr. John F. Rodis | PHOTO COURTESY OF BEEBE

Beebe Healthcare announced Doctor. John F. RodisMD, MBA, FACHE, as Acting Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer.

Dr. Rodis has a long career in healthcare with over 15 years of senior management in many aspects of hospital administration, including residency program director, service line director, physician Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President and President. Most recently, Dr. Rodis was president of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, a 600-bed Level 1 trauma center in Hartford, Connecticut.

A Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Dr. Rodis earned his MBA from the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He attended medical school at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico. He completed his residency in OB/GYN at Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in New Jersey, and fellowships in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Clinical Genetics at the University of Connecticut Health Center. More recently, he became a board member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.


Joseph Marvassi | PHOTO COURTESY OF LANDMARK

Landmark Science & Engineering announced Joseph C. Marvasi, PE has been certified by the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers. He is now a registered PE in the State of Delaware, working out of Landmark’s Newark office on major land development projects for our clients in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Marvasi joined Landmark in 2018 and now has over eight years of site design/civil engineering experience for commercial, residential, educational and mixed-use projects. He specializes in site/civil and water resource design, often involving stormwater management BMPs, stormwater outfall remediation and restoration, erosion and sediment control, and the design of sanitary and water sewers. Notable projects he has contributed to include the restoration and stabilization of the 2021 Grand Designer Award-winning North Channel Avenue in Fairfax, Delaware, and the new Carroll County Public Safety Training Center. in Westminster, Maryland, with the company’s Aberdeen office.

Guillaume Erhart | PHOTO COURTESY OF A BEST OF


William “Bill” Erhart joined A Better Delaware as an advisory board member. A Better Delaware is a nonpartisan public policy and political advocacy organization that supports pro-growth, pro-jobs policies and greater transparency and accountability in state government.

Throughout his career, Erhart has helped thousands of individuals and families with estate planning, family trusts, veterans benefits, Medicaid planning, and probate. Erhart’s professional associations include the President of the Delaware State Bar Elder Law Section, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the National Elder Law Foundation. Erhart has been recognized as one of Delaware’s top elder law attorneys by Delaware Today Magazine, Super Lawyer Magazine and Peers.


Mary Gayo | PHOTO COURTESY OF COLDWELL

Mary Gayo has been named executive vice president of the Mid-Atlantic region of Coldwell Banker Realty. In this role, Gayo is responsible for the sales and operations of the Coldwell Banker Realty branded companies in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York, Philadelphia, Central Pennsylvania, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and the beaches of Maryland and Delaware. Companies in the Mid-Atlantic region, with approximately 85 offices and more than 8,600 affiliated sales professionals, accounted for nearly $25 billion in sales volume in 2021. Gayo takes office immediately.

In his new role, Gayo will play a key role in developing strategic initiatives that include innovative and dynamic business approaches to grow businesses in the Mid-Atlantic region to serve even more buyers and of home sellers, which will ultimately drive Coldwell Banker Realty agent activity, sales performance and agent productivity.

Gayo has nearly 30 years of experience in the real estate, mortgage and banking industries. She most recently served in the dual role of President of Mortgage Banking and Director of Diversity for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox Roach & The Trident Group in Devon, PA. Previously, she served as the company’s Senior Vice President of Operations and Capital Markets.


older bob of Creative Travel, Inc. became the second Delaware travel agent to earn Sandals Chairman Royal Club status from Unique Vacations Inc., a subsidiary of Unique Travel Corp., the worldwide representatives of Sandals Resorts and Beaches.

In keeping with the company’s long tradition of supporting and recognizing its dedicated travel advisors, Older’s invitation to join the Chairman’s Royal Club places him in a select group of top travel advisors who have continuously produced exceptional results and demonstrates loyalty to the Sandals and Beaches brands. Older becomes only the second travel counselor in the state of Delaware with more than 100 agents to be recognized in this exclusive club, which offers its members additional benefits and opportunities as a reward for their success in selling resort brands .

There are a number of qualifications that Older fulfilled in order to join the Chairman’s Royal Club. Of those credentials, senior travel advisors and select others must sell more than 100 rooms a year on behalf of Sandals and Beaches Resorts and consistently provide guests with exceptional customer service. Travel counselors are required to attend workshops and VIP experiences annually.


IPEM solutions announced At Sarah Rigot’s, AIA, promotion to associate degree. Rigot joined the Architecture Department in 2019 and has continually developed and demonstrated her abilities and professionalism in client relations and service, business development, and her dedication to the practice of architecture in general. These skills have largely contributed to the success of the firm and its clients’ projects.

Sarah Rigot | PHOTO PROVIDED BY IPEM SOLUTIONS

With over 14 years of experience in the field of architecture, she has been deeply involved in the design process of projects in a wide range of building types. More recently, his portfolio at IPEM Solutions has expanded to include multiple private residences, multi-family residential townhouses, mixed-use projects, community lodge and amenity designs, and medical office buildings. His ability to turn ideas, inspiration and conversation into exceptional designs has won appreciation from his clients, while his attention to detail and knowledge of building codes and practices have earned him a respected reputation with developers. , builders and consultants.

She is LEED accredited and a member of the AIA, as well as the Associated Builders and Contractors Association, where she is an active participant in their growing Young Professionals organization, is active with the Georgetown and Millsboro Chambers of Commerce, and enjoys doing volunteering with Habitat for Humanity builds. In her spare time, she works on her home improvement projects by designing and building the renovations herself.


Stacie Ann Bailey | PHOTO COURTESY OF THE COURT

Stacie Ann Bailey was promoted to Director of Sales at the Courtyard by Marriott Newark – University of Delaware Hotel. Bailey has been in the hospitality industry since 2004, during which time she achieved great success in marketing and selling accommodation packages to customers. In previous roles, Bailey served as the primary point of contact for customers while also being responsible for customer billings and inquiries. She has in-depth knowledge in the preparation of analyses, agreements, promotions and presentations related to sales.

Chad S. Warren | PHOTO COURTESY OF DBF


Davis, Bowen & Friedel, Inc. (DBF) announced civil engineer Chad S. WarrenPE, to be a licensed professional engineer in the state of Delaware after passing the National Board of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying examination.

Warren began his career with the company as an engineering intern in 2014 while completing his civil engineering degree at the University of Delaware. After graduating, he joined the company as a project engineer in the company’s office in Milford, Delaware, reporting to manager Jamie L. Sechler. PE Warren’s work includes a wide range of commercial and residential projects across the Delmarva Peninsula, providing services ranging from storm water management, grading plans and construction administration, to preliminary engineering, project authorization and land use planning.


Wilson A. Gualpa | PHOTO COURTESY OF LACC

The Latin American Community Center (LACC) announced the election of the Wilson A. Gualpa, Esq. as secretary of the board of directors. Gualpa is a personal injury attorney in the firm of Morris James, with experience representing clients in personal injury cases, including motor vehicle accidents, scene liability cases and property matters. workers’ compensation. He has served on the LACC Board of Directors since 2019.


Keith Korin is the new Director of Natural Gas Marketing for the Southeast (DC, MD, VA) region at United Energy Trading, LLC (UET). Keith’s diverse energy experience includes portfolio management for natural gas and power, risk management, marketing, origination and demand response. Keith has worked in the energy sector since 2010 and spent 4 years with WGL Energy and 6 years with Direct Energy before joining UET. At WGL Energy, Keith held the position of Field Operations and Sales Supervisor for Mid-Atlantic Mass Markets. During his tenure at Direct Energy, Keith assisted large industrial clients in the DC metro area with their energy management forecasting, budgeting and procurement needs.


Michael J. Chiaramonte