Branch manager

Shore United Bank announces that Lynn Hancock has joined the company as a branch manager. 

Hancock will be managing the new branch in Ocean City that is scheduled to open in March. 

She joins Shore United Bank with prior experience in consumer and business banking and knowledge of the Ocean City market area.

Hancock resides in Ocean Pines, with her husband, Todd, and their two children, Katelyn and Ethan. 

She enjoys crafting, baking and going to the beach with her family.

New team members 

Becker Morgan Group welcomes three new members to its staff. 

Beth A. Bell, SHRM-SCP joins the firm as CFO and associate. 

Bell has extensive experience in implementing best-operating practices, efficiencies and structure to organizations. She is passionate about collaborative workplaces and committed to the community. 

Bell serves on the Worcester County Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore and is a member of the Showell Elementary School Improvement Advisory Committee. 

Meagan G. Bittner is a 2016 graduate of Mercyhurst University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in interior design and pre-architecture. 

Since joining the firm as an interior designer, Bittner has played a role in a variety of projects, including The Ross, a 13-story apartment building coming to downtown Salisbury. 

Adam C. Faulkner joins the team as a civil engineering technician. 

In May, he graduated with an Associate Degree in architecture engineering technologies from Delaware Technical Community College. 

He has contributed to a variety of projects in Delaware, including conceptual work for two prospective Royal Farms locations.

Gordmans in OC

Gordmans, an apparel and home décor retailer, is scheduled to open on Feb. 18 in the Gold Coast Mall on 115th Street. 

Gordmans is part of the Stage community of stores. Stage is converting its Peebles and other department store name plates to Gordmans in 2020.

Stage Stores, Inc. is a leading retailer of trend-right, name-brand values for apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear and home goods. 

Agents ranked

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Ocean City offices recently had several agents ranking in December for the Greater Baltimore Region.

They are: Matthew James, first; Nancy Reither, sixth; Jamie Caine, ninth; Kim Bounds, 20th; Peck Miller, 23rd; Michael Nolen, 30th; Maryellen Rosenblit, 49th; Terri Moran, 56th; and Whitney Jarvis, 83rd.

Top teams: The Noyes Team, 10th; Cain Team of OC, 15th; and Katy Durham/Rick Meehan, 17th.

Emeritus status

Four members of the Coastal Association of Realtors (Coastal) recently achieved the coveted National Realtor Emeritus status.

Kevin McNamara of Coldwell Banker Residential on 64th Street in Ocean City, Sharyn O’Hare of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty in Ocean Pines, Marlene Ott of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty in Ocean Pines, and John Talbott of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty in Ocean Pines were approved as National Realtor Emeritus by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

A Realtor is eligible for Emeritus status after holding membership in NAR and Coastal for a cumulative period of 40 years.

Realtor Emeritus members are no longer required to pay dues to NAR or Coastal, and are exempt from NAR’s Code of Ethics Training requirement. 

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