A Week In Business – February 22, 2019

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Mary Kato

New Senior VPs Named

OCEAN CITY – Bank of Ocean City President/CEO Reid Tingle, along with the Board of Directors, has announced the promotions of Mary Kato and Harry Hammond to senior vice presidents.

Kato joined Bank of Ocean City in February of 1994 and has served in various roles in the Operations Department, currently serving in the positions of director of operations and information security officer.

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Harry Hammond

Hammond joined the bank in December of 2005 with 20 years of banking experience and is a graduate of Maryland Banking School and First Virginia University. He is currently the bank security officer in addition to the oversight of all branch operations. Hammond is active within the local community, serving as a member of the Worcester County Social Services Advisory Board and the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and is an active member and treasurer of the Showell Volunteer Fire Department.



Coastal Hospice Expands

CAMBRIDGE — Coastal Hospice announced the opening of a new office location in Cambridge, continuing with its long history of serving residents of Dorchester County.

Located at 216 Dorchester Avenue, the office serves as a central hub for a team of dedicated healthcare professionals that includes nurses, social workers, aides, spiritual and bereavement counselors, as well as volunteers that specifically serve Dorchester County.

“Striving to enhance care has driven us to increase our presence in Cambridge. Our new office will help us strengthen our services and increase our accessibility. It provides greater opportunities to educate patients, families, and the community about hospice services,” said Alane Capen, president of Coastal Hospice.

Coastal Hospice officially became the sole hospice provider in Dorchester County in 1997 and served 130 patients in the area last year. The Dorchester Chamber of Commerce and Coastal Hospice hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new location on Feb. 4. Mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley greeted the crowd of over 50 as she welcomed the organization and guests.

“It warms my heart to have Coastal Hospice here in Dorchester,” Jackson-Stanley said. “Having hospice staff right here will be such a wonderful service to our community. There comes a point in everyone’s life where extra help is needed at the end. Coastal Hospice is here for all of us.”


New Realtor Announced

OCEAN PINES — EXIT Realty at the Beach announced Lauren Bunting has joined its growing team of dedicated real estate sales professionals.
EXIT Realty at the Beach, located at 11002 Unit 3 Manklin Meadows Lane in Ocean Pines, is a member of EXIT Mid-Atlantic’s rapidly expanding network of independently owned and operated brokerages across the region.


Top Producer Recognized

OCEAN CITY – Lynn Mauk, branch vice president of the Ocean City offices of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, has announced Ocean City resident Nancy Reither has been recognized by America’s Top 100 as a leader in the real estate industry.

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Nancy Reither

With 12 years of real estate sales experience, Reither is a consistent top producer for Coldwell Banker.  She is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), Coastal Association of REALTORS® in Maryland (CAR) and Sussex County Association of REALTORS® (SCOAR) in Delaware.  She is a member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing and has earned both a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation and received the Million Dollar GUILD™ recognition from the organization. In addition, she has completed the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury certification.  She serves clients in the Ocean City area, as well as the surrounding communities of Berlin, Ocean Pines, West Ocean City and the Delaware beaches.

As a member of the Ocean City community, Reither has been active with several organizations including the Worcester County Humane Society, which she personally collected a truck load of supplies and raised $1,650 in 2018.

“I am very happy Nancy has been awarded with this honor from America’s Top 100,” said Mauk. “She has distinguished herself as a leader in the industry and is committed to helping her clients realize their home ownership goals.”


Local Agents Rank High

OCEAN CITY — Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Ocean City Offices recently had several agents ranking in January’s Top 100 highest producers for the greater Baltimore region.

Top local agents named to the list were Nancy Reither, four; Whitney Jarvis, 12; Eric Green, 22; Michael Nolen, 39; Shawn Kotwica, 58; Dennis Medlock, 72; and Terri Moran, 79.