PERSONNEL FILE Murray joins County Bank
John M. Murray has joined County Bank as vice president of commercial lending. A graduate of the University of Maryland, Murray has 30 years of experience in finance Murray including 15 as a community bank commercial lender. He serves as board president for the Bay Area Center for Independent Living and was an active volunteer in the Maryland Special Olympics. Murray’s office is located at County Bank’s corporate headquarters in Rehoboth Beach.
Falk named executive director
Karen Falk has been named executive director of Rehoboth Beach Main Street (RBMC). Falk is a former executive director of Southern Delaware Tourism and former small business owner. Most recently, she was director of marketing and communications with Jack Lingo, realtor. She also has professional experience in television production, hotel sales and marketing management and as a liaison for small and large businesses. She recently served on the board of directors of the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation and The Boys & Girls Club of Rehoboth Beach, and is currently on the board of trustees for The Children’s Beach house in Lewes.
She resides in Rehoboth Beach with her husband Jim and two children.
Murphy joins Lincoln Financial
Norman Murphy, CPA, of Southeast Investments N.C. Inc., has joined Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. (LFA). “Norman is a very well respected industry leader and we are thrilled he has joined our team,” said Matt Parker, registered representative with Lincoln Financial Advisors. “His knowledge and experience in the financial services industry will be very valuable to our customers.” With more than 25 years in the financial services industry, Murphy joins LFA as a financial planner. In addition to working with Parker from his Laurel office, Murphy will also work from his current office located at 58 Battersea Rd., Berlin, Md.
Dr. Al-Helou joins Nanticoke
The Nanticoke Physician Network is proud to welcome Georges Al-Helou, MD, to its active medical staff. Dr. Al-Helou specializes in pulmonary and critical care and is accepting new patients at the Nanticoke Health Pavilion Seaford. Al-Helou Dr. Al-Helou received his Doctor of Medicine from the American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon. He completed both his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at George Washington University in Washington, DC. He is boardcertified in both internal medicine and pulmonary medicine and is fluent in English, Arabic and French.
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Dr. Elayyan joins Nanticoke
The Nanticoke Physician Network is proud to welcome Ahmad Elayyan, MD, to its active medical staff. Dr. Elayyan specializes in endocrinology and internal medicine and is accepting new patients at the Elayyan Nanticoke Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology in Seaford. Dr. Elayyan received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Jordan School of Medicine in Amman, Jordan. He completed his residency in internal medicine at McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint, Mich., and his fellowship in endocrinology at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Ill. He is boardcertified in internal medicine, is fluent in Arabic, and is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the Endocrine Society.
Evans named director at Nanticoke
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital is proud to announce that Jodi Evans, BSN, RN, has been named nursing director of the Specialty Surgical Unit (SSU) at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. In this position, Evans Evans will be responsible for the delivery of medical surgical care in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers. Evans received her bachelor of science in nursing from Salisbury University in June 1993, and then started her career at Nanticoke Health Services a month later as a nurse on the Progressive Care Unit (PCU). She has worked as a nurse for over 25 years and has held several leadership roles in various departments throughout the hospital. In 2015, she transitioned into a full-time orthopedic coordinator, where she was responsible for managing the orthopedic program while collaborating with surgeons, office schedulers, the SSU director, admissions, and several other departments and staff within the hospital. Evans is actively involved with