People on the Move: Sept. 22
People on the Move is a rundown of recent hirings, promotions, appointments and other notable movements by professionals in the state. If you’re interested in submitting an entry, please contact email@example.com.
WSFS Financial Corporation, the parent company of Bryn Mawr Trust, named Jamie P. Hopkins senior vice president, director of private wealth management. In his role, Hopkins will lead, enhance and grow Bryn Mawr Trust’s private wealth management business.
A highly regarded executive in the financial services industry, Hopkins brings to Bryn Mawr Trust his extensive wealth management experience, innovative thinking, transformative leadership and a strong reputation for fostering Client relationships.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jamie to lead our Private Wealth Management teams. His extensive experience, dynamic leadership and dedication to Client success align perfectly with our values and mission,” Arthur J. Bacci, EVP, chief wealth officer and interim CFO, said. “His vision, innovative mindset and strategic acumen will strengthen our Wealth division and reinforce our ability to deliver unparalleled wealth management solutions.”
Hopkins is a graduate of Temple University School of Law, where he received his LL.M., and Villanova University School of Law. Hopkins earned a master’s degree in financial planning from The American College of Financial Services and a master’s degree in business administration from Villanova University. He founded FinServ Foundation, a nonprofit that offers coaching, internship and leadership programs to help the next generation of financial professionals thrive.
A Wall Street Journal best-selling author, educator and executive speaker, Hopkins serves on numerous advisory boards around the financial services industry, including the fintech company IncomeLab, and formerly as a national trustee member of NAIFA.
Prior to joining Bryn Mawr Trust, Hopkins served as managing partner at Carson Group.
Best Egg, a financial technology company, announced the appointment of Charles Do as its chief consumer lending officer. Do will oversee Best Egg’s consumer lending product suite, including secured and unsecured personal loans, vehicle equity loans, credit cards, and flexible rent solutions.
Do introduced and launched the company’s Vehicle Equity Loan product earlier this year. Under his guidance, this innovative new product is already providing a compelling alternative for consumers in the title lending market, strengthening Best Egg’s diverse financial portfolio.
Do’s career spans diverse sectors, from consumer lending to defense contracting. Before joining Best Egg, he held pivotal roles at financial services firm JPMorgan Chase, where he spearheaded significant initiatives in auto finance. Prior to JPMorgan Chase, he served in key positions at Ally Financial and started his career at General Electric.
Beyond his professional commitments, Do is an active community leader. He sits on the boards of Westport (CT) PAL Youth Basketball and the Chinese American Planning Council. He’s also the executive sponsor of Best Egg’s ASPIRE (Asians and Pacific Islanders Reaching for Excellence) employee resource group.
Evan Miller has joined Saul Ewing, a law firm, as a new partner in their Wilmington, Delaware office. Miller brings nearly 15 years of experience in bankruptcy, restructuring, and litigation for clients, both in and out of court.
Miller represents debtors and trustees in bankruptcy and restructuring matters, along with official committees of unsecured creditors, asset purchasers, vendors and landlords. His experience includes work in the blockchain/cryptocurrency, technology, insurance, restaurant, retail, health care and aviation industries. His work with the cryptocurrency/blockchain industry includes advice on treatment of digital assets in bankruptcy, along with the sale of such assets as part of a company’s holistic restructuring.
Miller is also a certified mediator for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
“We are thrilled to welcome Evan to Saul Ewing,” Wilmington Office Managing Partner James D. Taylor, Jr, said. “Evan is well known and respected in the Delaware bankruptcy bar for his work on corporate bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Our firm’s resources will enable him to expand the legal services he provides clients, and his addition deepens our bench of experienced bankruptcy practitioners.”
Miller earned his J.D., cum laude, from Widener University Delaware Law School. He also has a B.A. from Bloomsburg University.
Beebe Healthcare welcomed Marie-France McIntee, DO, MPH, and Kari Shearman, FNCP-C, to its team of specialty providers. Both are palliative care providers who practice at Beebe Palliative Care Long Neck, the Tunnell Cancer Center, and the South Coastal Cancer Center.
Dr. McIntee treats adults who have been diagnosed with serious illnesses (cancer, heart, lung, kidney or neurological disease). She works with her patients, their families, and their specialists to improve their quality of life.
Dr. McIntee earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She then went on to complete her osteopathic internship at Crozer Keystone Health System, along with her family medicine residency at Abington Memorial Hospital, both in Pennsylvania. Dr. McIntee completed her medical training with a Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship at Maine Medical Center in Portland. She also holds a master’s degree in public health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Dr. McIntee is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Preventive Medicine, Aerospace Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Prior to joining Beebe, Dr. McIntee served as a Flight Surgeon in the United States Air Force, rising through ranks and responsibilities before ending her Air Force career as the chief of Aerospace and Operational Medicine at the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency. She began her medical career as a family physician at Hartsville Medical Practice in Warrington, Pennsylvania.
“I have had a lifetime interest in palliative medicine, and I am thrilled that the completion of my fellowship training aligned with the expansion of Beebe’s Palliative Medicine Program,” said Dr. McIntee.
As a Palliative Care Family Nurse Practitioner, Shearman works to guide patients as they are making the critical transition out of the acute care setting. With a goal to develop patient and family-centered plans for care to optimize quality of life, she assists with the management of chronic diseases and serves as a liaison between patients, families, and clinical care providers. She is committed to the delivery of care that aligns with the patient’s medical needs, health goals, and personal values.
Shearman is a graduate of Wilmington University, where she earned both a Master of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She also earned an associate degree in nursing from Delaware Technical & Community College and is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the Delaware Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, and the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps.
Prior to joining Beebe Healthcare, Shearman worked at Fresenius Medical Care, serving patients in an outpatient hemodialysis clinic. Earlier in her career, she worked as a Home Health Nurse and Case Manager for both Millenium Home Care and Amedisys Home Health, and as an Emergency Department Nurse at Atlantic General Hospital.
“I am a native of Sussex County and I am so grateful for the opportunity to provide impactful healthcare within the community I am passionate about and call home,” Shearman said.
The YMCA of Delaware named Rich Berry as the community executive director of the Middletown Family YMCA. Berry will oversee one of the most highly anticipated projects for the YMCA of Delaware, as the Middletown Y just opened a new 56,000-square-foot facility.
A Chester, Pennsylvania native, Berry has called Delaware home for the past 15 years and lives in the MOT community. After graduating from Temple University with a bachelor’s degree in education, Berry taught elementary, middle, and high school students. After retiring from teaching, he worked for several non-profits and traveled the country to advocate for and support our nation’s most vulnerable families. Most recently he served as the vice president of Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region where he focused on creating a holistic and inclusive environment for children, families, staff, and stakeholders.
“I am humbled and overwhelmed with excitement to join this incredible organization and team in Middletown,” Berry said. “I’ve tried to intentionally add value through my experiences while continuing to learn and grow from others. My parents emphasized the responsibility of adding value to others through service from a very young age. This was demonstrated in words, actions, and deeds. I’m eager to serve and join this phenomenal leadership team at the YMCA of Delaware. Together, we will lead Middletown to new heights and create better outcomes for our members and community.”
Berry has received multiple awards and accolades, including a Certificate of Commendation from Cumberland County, New Jersey and a Certificate of Achievement from Mayor Anthony Fanucci in Vineland, New Jersey. Berry served honorably in the Pennsylvania National Guard and in the United States Army Reserves for 14 years. He’s also an executive coach and trainer through the John Maxwell leadership and development program, an Ordained Deacon, and President of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Men’s Fellowship.
In his personal life, Berry is the second oldest of five siblings. He married his high school sweetheart more than 30 years ago and they have two children together.