Business Briefs 01/07/2022

New manager

Reid Tingle, president and CEO of Bank of Ocean City along with the board of directors, announce the promotion of Robin Gribble to branch manager of the Ocean Pines office.

Gribble joined Bank of Ocean City in July of 2020. She brings 25-plus years of management experience coupled with extensive workforce development training.

Gribble is committed to providing an outstanding customer experience. She is looking forward to serving the clients of the community and building customer relationships.

Bank of Ocean City is a locally-owned, independent community bank. Established in 1916 and headquartered in West Ocean City, the bank has five offices; two in Ocean City, one in Ocean Pines, one in Berlin and a Delaware branch in Fenwick Island.

Board members join

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently announced that Robin Evans, Tyrone Mills, Melody Nelson and Sonya Whited have joined the its board of directors.

Evans is originally from Crisfield. She worked on Capitol Hill for Congressman Doug Bereuter 23 years before returning to the Eastern Shore.

After returning, she worked for Morgan Stanley and at Salisbury University in Student Affairs.

Mills lives in Hebron and is a retired principal from Pocomoke High School and served as the director of athletics for Worcester County Public Schools. He is a board member for Hudson Health Services and currently works part time at Dove Pointe.

Nelson is a past board member and chair of the Community Foundation and is retired from a career in the insurance industry. She has remained active on various committees and volunteer efforts since her retirement. She is excited to rejoin the board of directors since her retirement from it in 2019.

Whited moved to Salisbury 16 years ago. She is employed by Perdue Foods as its senior director of retail product development where she and her team work with cross-functional associates and vendors to make concepts into reality. She is involved in many community efforts and is a CFES Legacy Society member.

As leaders, grant makers and stewards of philanthropy, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore connects people who care to causes that matter for the common good of the Lower Eastern Shore.

CFES is a 501c3 nonprofit with an inspiring history of fostering charitable endeavors, and has provided $94 million in grants and scholarships to the local community since 1984.

It collaborates with individuals, families and businesses to match their charitable interests with community needs and strengthens local nonprofits through grants and resources. CFES is devoted to improving the regional community and believes in the power of philanthropy.

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