Business Briefs 05/24/2019

Board members

The Wor-Wic Community College Foundation recently welcomed Mike Marshall and Jason Parker of Berlin, Stephen Pappas of Ocean City, and Phyllis Vinyard of Salisbury as new members of the board of directors.

Marshall is president and CEO of Marshall Hotels & Resorts in Salisbury.

He is a member of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, the Cornell Hotel Society and GlenRiddle Golf Club in Berlin, and a former member of the Greater Salisbury Committee and Green Hill Country Club.

Marshall earned his bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington Virginia, and completed the advanced management program in hospitality management through Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

He and his wife, Kathy, live in Berlin. They have three grown children.

Parker is a vice president at the Bank of Ocean City.

He serves as secretary/treasurer of the board of directors of the L. Franklin and Gertrude H. Purnell Foundation and as an elder at the Buckingham Presbyterian Church in Berlin.

He is a member of the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association, an associate member of the Berlin Lions Club and Delmarva Condominium Manager’s Association, and a former member of the Downtown Association of Ocean City, Young Professionals of the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce and the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce.

Parker volunteers with Berlin Little League as a coach and with Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore.

He received his associate degree in business management from Wor-Wic and his bachelor’s degree in finance from Wilmington University. Parker is also a graduate of Maryland Banking School.

He and his wife, Kristin, have two children, Claire, 6, and Wyatt, 4.

Pappas is the owner and manager of The Original Greene Turtle in Ocean City and a lacrosse coach at Worcester Preparatory School.

He volunteers with the Worcester County Humane Society and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. He received his bachelor’s degree from Washington College in Chestertown.

He and his wife, Danielle, live in Ocean City.

Vinyard received her bachelor’s degree at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

She serves on the board of directors of the Peninsula Regional Medical Center Foundation and is a former board member of the Sussex Shores Water Co.

Vinyard is a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church Altar Guild in Salisbury and a former member of the Wicomico Garden Club. Vinyard created an endowed scholarship at Wor-Wic in memory of her husband, Henry Lee Vinyard Jr., a Salisbury attorney and community leader for more than 35 years.

Top agents

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Ocean City offices had several agents ranking in March and April for the Greater Baltimore Region.

Ranked in March were: Nancy Reither, third; Michael Nolen, 10th; Shawn Kotwica, 12th; Peck Miller, 14th; Dan Clayland, 28th; Jamie Caine, 39th; Terry Miller, 44th; Kim Bounds, 47th; Cindy DiNicolas, 57th; Marianne Leizure, 61st; Eric Green, 66th; Bonnie Curro, 67th; Vicki Harmon, 68th; Michele Pompa, 78th; and Ed Galyon, 90th.

Top Teams: Cain Team of OC, 14th.

Honored for April were: Reither, sixth; Caine, seventh; Kotwica, 14th; Miller, 21st; Galyon, 50th; Pompa, 51st; Green, 58th; Matthew James, 75th; and Terri Moran, 100th.

Top Teams: Cain Team of OC, 11th; McNamara & Associates, 13th.


Taylor Bank announces that Hanna Ford has been promoted to operations supervisor of the 20th Street branch in Ocean City.

Ford, a native of Worcester County, began her career at Taylor Bank as a customer service associate in 2013. She has also served as an associate trainer, senior customer service associate and management trainee.

In her new role, she is responsible for assisting with training and development of branch staff, and managing the overall operations of the branch.

Ford is a participant in the bank’s professional development program, and the Emerging Leaders Champion Program through the Maryland Bankers Association.

Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company, the bank subsidiary of Calvin B. Taylor Bankshares, Inc., founded in 1890, has 11 banking locations within the eastern coastal area of the Delmarva Peninsula including Worcester County, Maryland, Sussex County, Delaware and Accomack County, Virginia. There is also a loan production office located in Onley, Virginia.

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