Annual Awards Presented
OCEAN CITY – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) recognized its 2018 award winners during a special ceremony on Oct. 24 at Dunes Manor Hotel & Suites in Ocean City.
Rick Proctor of Freedmont Mortgage in Ocean City received the Outstanding Affiliate Award. Proctor served this year as chair of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) Task Force and was an active participant in the association’s legislative advocacy efforts.
Vicki Harmon of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage 120th Street in Ocean City received the Outstanding Achievement Award. Harmon is a past president of the association and holds numerous professional certifications. In the coming year, she will serve as District Vice President to represent the association at Maryland REALTORS® meetings in Annapolis.
Kristy Thomas of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Salisbury received the Rising Star Award. Thomas has served on the Technology and Community Outreach committees, and earned her Seniors Real Estate Specialist designation last year.
Ginnie Malone of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Salisbury received the Community Service Award for her humanitarian efforts to make the Lower Eastern Shore a better place to live, work, and play.
Linda Moran of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty in West Ocean City received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Moran has worked in real estate for the past 40 years. She is a past president of the association and still serves on numerous committees.
Grace Masten of Sea Grace at North Beach REALTORS® received the REALTOR® of the Year Award. Masten serves on the Coastal Board of Directors, while also sitting on a number of committees and chairing the association’s Rentals Task Force. She serves as president of the MD/DC Region of the Residential Real Estate Council.
“We are very proud of all our award winners and nominees,” said Coastal President Bernie Flax. “We are so grateful for their efforts and volunteer work, and we look forward to seeing how all of them will continue to better our industry through their willingness to serve others.”
New Board Member
SALISBRY — The Peninsula Regional Health System (PRHS) and Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) announced the addition of Andrea Williams as its newest member to the Board of Directors.
Williams, who is the Senior Vice President, Controller for Perdue Farms LLC, is responsible for the management and development of associates located at the Corporate Office in Salisbury and at multiple operational locations. Supporting the accounting, reporting and analytical needs of the Foods Business, her team spans the sales, marketing, logistics and costing needs of the vertically integrated operations, both domestically and internationally. Her scope encompasses the accounting/auditing and business analytical support for the entire chicken, turkey, pork and beef foods portfolio.
Williams replaces the retiring William McCain, who has been a member of the Peninsula Regional Health System and Medical Center Boards since 2005. McCain has served the board in a number of leadership roles including a term as chairman.
“Bill has been an outstanding member of our Board for 13 years, and we are extremely grateful for his healthcare vision and for his service as a Board Officer including his two years as Chair leading this exceptional group of men and women,” said Steve Leonard, MBA, FACHE, President/CEO of the Peninsula Regional Health System and PRMC. “We are equally excited to welcome Andrea, who brings to our Board great national and international knowledge, leadership skills at a one of America’s largest private companies and a passion for community service. We’re looking forward to her many contributions.”
Operations Director Honored
REHOBOTH BEACH — Matt Patton, a director of operations for SoDel Concepts, recently made the Delaware Business Times’ list of 40 Delawareans under 40 who are being recognized for professional accomplishments, community service, leadership and vision.
This is the fifth year for the DBT 40 awards, which are bestowed by Delaware Business Times magazine.
Patton, who started working in the restaurant industry at age 14, has been with SoDel Concepts since 2013.
“Matt was integral in the recent growth of our company,” said Scott Kammerer, president of SoDel Concepts. “He was involved in every aspect of building and opening our two newest restaurants, Matt’s Fish Camp in Lewes and Bluecoast Seafood Grill + Raw Bar in Rehoboth Beach.”
Patton is currently the director of operations for both locations as well as Fish On in Lewes and Plate Catering.