Nancy Bishop has 35 years of experience in corporate marketing, creative services, brand development and visual identity, public relations and product publicity with intensive industry experience in professional services, consumer products and higher education. Bishop retired in January 2012 and now devotes time to writing (nancybishopsjournal.com) and volunteering for SCORE. Bishop is also editor and publisher of Third Coast Review (thirdcoastreview.com), a Chicago arts and culture website, as well as a theater and art critic. Formerly Bishop was arts and culture editor and theater critic for Gapers Block, a now defunct Chicago-centric website. Bishop also managed a creative services group at Mayer Brown LLP, a large global law firm and worked for 20+ years at A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm.
Caitlin Krystall is currently a senior at the University of Delaware majoring in Marketing and Management and minoring in International Business, Sales, and Advertising. Krystall also interns with the Melini Group as a Content Specialist and Training Coordinator where she conducts comprehensive research associated with training concepts and behavioral development, and supports training delivery by
taking an active role in breakout rooms, and works with teams to develop pitch decks, training proposals, and marketing materials. While supporting DPP Krystall helped develop a marketing strategy and social media plan and schedule.
Robert “Bob” Rausch is with the Small Business Development Center of Delaware. Prior to joining the SBDC, Rausch spent 35 years in corporate accounting and finance, was the vice president of finance for Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, and the senior director of finance and operations for Astra Zeneca. Rausch is also an adjunct professor for entrepreneurship and small business management at the University of Delaware. He is passionate about helping his clients succeed, and believes that the small business community has many dreamers with different skill sets and personalities. While no two clients are alike, he believes most possess the desire to work hard and succeed at growing their business. In addition to his prolific accounting, financial, and leadership experience, Rausch holds an MBA from the University of Louisville.
Daniel N Steven, Esq. serves clients in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration and litigation, elder law, publishing and media law, business and health care provider representation, and complex personal injury litigation. The firm is small by choice — without the overhead of a large staff, we keep costs down. We are convinced that clients appreciate the personal attention and accountability often lost in larger firms. Our clients pay for quality legal services, not the maintenance of resources they will never use.
Tom Thunstrom is with the Small Business Development Center of Delaware. Thunstrom brings nearly 20 years of management experience between the financial services and nonprofit sectors, most recently with WSFS Bank. Thunstrom’s experience has taken him from the frozen tundra of Minnesota to 15 years in not-as-frozen suburban Philadelphia before relocating to Sussex County in 2017. Thunstrom’s civic engagement includes leadership tenure with a Chamber of Commerce in suburban Philadelphia, with a financial literacy nonprofit in Pennsylvania, and also with a nonprofit collaborative organization.
Thunstrom’s expertise is in finance, operations, marketing, and planning. He is passionate about helping businesses work smarter and more efficiently to increase their impact and bottom line. In his spare time, Thunstrom is an avid runner, occasional reader, and is involved with the History Book Festival, a two-day literary celebration of all things history that is held each autumn in Lewes. Thunstrom is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.