A Week in Business

A Week in Business

New Family Physician At AGH

BERLIN Atlantic General Hospital recently announced the addition of family medicine physician Lei Gong, M.D., to the Atlantic General Hospital/Health System Medical Staff. The hospital recruited Gong to care for the patients at Snow Hill Family Medicine.

Gong recently completed his family practice residency at Warren Hospital in Philipsburg, N.J. He is a graduate of St. George’s University Medical School. Snow Hill Family Medicine, the former practice of Dr. Andrea Mathias, is located on Bay Street in Snow Hill.

Specialist Joins PRMC

SALISBURY – Sara Haverty, MD was recently granted active staff membership with clinical and admitting privileges in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.

Haverty, an OB/GYN specialist, received her medical degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC. She completed both her internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Haverty is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has joined Eastern Shore Obstetrics and Gynecology, a division of TLCCS, Inc.

Women’s Doctor Added

BERLINDr. Lori Stack, a gynecologist with more than 10 years of experience, joined the medical staff of Atlantic General Hospital and Health System as part of Berlin Women’s Health this month. Her arrival follows quickly on the heels of the introduction of Dr. Christine Neto’s women’s health services at the Ocean Pines Primary Care and Women’s Health Office and AGH Medical Center in Pocomoke.

Atlantic General Health System is excited to have these two new board certified physicians on staff as they continue their recruitment efforts to improve access to medical specialties for Worcester County and the surrounding areas.

Stack received her degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Mich. before completing her residency in obstetrics and gynecology. She is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and was named a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2002.

Neto is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore. She is also board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

 Members of the community interested in meeting Stack and Neto are invited to an open house for tours and refreshments on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 5-7 p.m.

Staff Accountant Added

OCEAN CITY – E.S. Gregory & Associates has welcomed Emilee Clifton as its newest staff accountant.

Clifton, a Roxana, Del. resident, recently graduated from Stevenson University cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. She is continuing her studies to receive a Master’s degree in forensic accounting. She plans to become a certified public accountant and certified fraud examiner upon graduation.

New Bank Board Member

BERLIN – Edward M. Thomas, president of the Bank of Delmarva, has announced the election of Jeffrey F. Turner to the bank’s Board of Directors.

Turner was also elected a director of the bank’s holding company, Delmar Bancorp.

“Our bank considers it quite an honor that Jeff has accepted our election to serve as a member of both boards. Jeff brings a wealth of community banking experience to us in addition to a broad knowledge of local business,” Thomas said. “He will be a valuable resource for me personally as well.” 

In addition to serving on the Bank’s board of directors, Turner has agreed to serve on the board’s Loan committee.  

Turner has been an active member of the region’s banking professional community for 35 years. Most recently, he served as president and CEO of the Mercantile Peninsula Bank, a $1.4 billion community bank, which was acquired by PNC.

Active in the community, Turner was recently honored by the Life Crises Center with the dedication of the new Jeffrey F Turner Children’s Therapy Garden located at the Life Crises Safe House. Turner was the chair of the capital campaign which funded the Life Crises Safe Home.  In 2008, the Chesapeake Bay Council of the Boy Scouts honored him with their Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award. Turner also serves on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Board of Visitors. Other memberships include board member of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Inc., Trustee and past chair of the Peninsula Regional Medical Center, and Trustee of the John B. Parsons Foundation.

The Bank of Delmarva is an independent community bank, established in 1896 with 10 branches in Wicomico, Sussex and Worcester counties. The bank has $400 million in assets.

Top Producer Named

WILLARDS – Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley has announced Don Fentress as top insurance producer for June.

With more than 25 years of insurance

experience, Fentress specializes in writing property and casualty insurance for local and regional business customers. He holds the Accredited Advisor of Insurance designation and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Salisbury University.