WILMINGTON, DE (January 6, 2020) – The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce looks forward to the leadership of Katie K. Wilkinson as their new chair of the Board of Directors. Wilkinson, Senior Vice President and Commercial Market Executive at Fulton Bank, N.A., was elected chair, effective following the Board’s Annual Meeting on January 6, 2020. She succeeds Gary R. Stockbridge of Delmarva Power. Katie is the first woman to lead the 183‐year‐old organization as chair.
“I’m excited for the future of the Chamber,” said Gary Stockbridge. “With her impressive business experience, I believe that Katie’s appointment to chairwoman will continue to drive results for our members and for Delaware as a whole. I look forward to seeing the first woman leading our State Chamber Board and I can think of no better person than Katie to carry into the next decade Delaware’s legacy as a great place for the business community to thrive.”
Wilkinson joined Fulton Bank in 2011 to lead the commercial banking efforts in Delaware. She is responsible for the development and cultivation of commercial relationships across the State of Delaware and Cecil County, Maryland.
“The current momentum in the Delaware business community – around workforce development, diversity and inclusion, and business expansion – is very exciting!” said Katie Wilkinson. “I look forward to working with business leaders across the state to help advance these and other important initiatives.”
Wilkinson serves on the board of ChristianaCare. She is active with the Delaware Banker’s Association and also chairs the board of Delaware College Scholars.
“The Chamber welcomes Katie to this role. With Katie’s vision and involvement up and down the state, I am confident in her ability to guide our organization’s efforts in making Delaware a better place to live and do business,“ said DSCC President, Michael Quaranta.
The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting an economic climate that strengthens the competitiveness of Delaware businesses and benefits citizens of the state. Founded in 1837 as the Wilmington Board of Trade, the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce has a long history as the largest, most influential business organization in the state.
To see a full list of Delaware State Chamber of Commerce board members, visit www.dscc.com.