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Business Briefs 02/23/2018

Feb 22, 2018
Steve Fulkrod

Additions

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore announces the addition of its new finance manager and a new marketing and communications intern.

Steve Fulkrod joins United Way as finance manager, with over 30 years of nonprofit finance and administration experience at the local, state and national level.

Fulkrod is a 1987 graduate of Eastern NM University and is a U.S. Army veteran. He previously served as the chief finance officer for Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna and as vice president of finance and administration for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake, and has been involved with numerous nonprofits throughout his career as both a finance officer and a volunteer.

Brielle McQuiston, currently a freshman at Salisbury University, has joined United Way as a marketing and communications intern through Salisbury University’s Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Program.

McQuiston is a marketing major with a minor in Spanish. In her new position, she will be responsible for communication analytics, as well as marketing United Way through social media, press releases and event promotion.

She will also be involved in publicity of various programs within United Way, including the GET CONNECTED Volunteer Center, Lower Shore Opioid Coalition, and Salisbury University’s Student United Way.

Now in its 74th year, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore continues to be the largest non-governmental source of funding for 80 critical programs in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester counties.

United Way helps Eastern Shore residents obtain educational success by reducing the achievement gap between low and middle income students, financial stability by advancing the economic security of families and individuals in the community, and good health by improving access to and awareness of local health and wellness services.

In 2017, United Way provided nearly $1.4 million to community programs and helped to change the lives of over 77,000 individuals. For more information, visit www.unitedway4us.org.

Certification

Amy Miller, CPM, managing director of SVN – Miller Commercial Real Estate announces that Director of Property Management Rick Tilghman, CCIM has earned the Certified Property Manager designation through the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Tilghman has been with SVN-Miller since 2004; starting as an advisor specializing in leasing and then working as the director of Business Development before his promotion to director of Property Management in late 2016.

The Institute of Real Estate Management, an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors, is an association of professional property and asset managers who have met strict criteria in the areas of education, experience and a commitment to a code of ethics.

The CPM designation is the industry’s premier real estate management credential. Tilghman went through rigorous training comprised of seven classes. The weeklong final exam was two-part; a management plan and skills analysis test, and a general knowledge exam.

Over the last two years Tilghman has increased the square footage under management by more than 800,000 square feet and has overseen the addition of six new members to the Property Management team.

Stout awarded

Sally Todd Stout of the Prete-Stout Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty has been named to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ Leading Edge Society for 2017.

This award recognizes residential sales professionals in the BerkshireHathaway HomeServices network who in the past year reached great sales thresholds in closed residential GCI, commercial GCI or residential units.

She entered the real estate field in 2006 with Prudential Carruthers which later became Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty. Stout has consistently won award annually for her achievements in real estate.

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