Peter A. Scilovati
Peter A. Scilovati

Associate broker and manager Corinne Heim announced Susan Murphy has joined Coldwell Banker Preferred’s Exton office as a full-time sales associate.

A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Murphy has an undergraduate degree in elementary education and was employed as an elementary teacher for 20 years. During the nine years Murphy has spent in real estate, she has become a top producer in Chester County and surrounding areas, a news release says.

Murphy’s father was an investor who worked with a local real estate company, and she was encouraged to become a Realtor on the advice of her best friend.

“I look forward to my affiliation with Coldwell Banker Preferred,” Murphy wrote in the release. “I want to grow my business, and I believe that will be possible with Coldwell Banker. It’s a great company, and I look forward to a long and profitable partnership.”


“I’m very excited to add another strong, professional Chester County agent to this talented group of affiliated agents,” Heim wrote. “Susan brings a plethora of ideas and skills that will benefit her business immensely.”

A resident of the Downingtown area, Murphy and her husband have twin daughters. In her spare time, Murphy is involved with the Good Works community initiative and loves to travel.

Murphy is an active member of the National Association of Realtors, Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, Suburban West Realtors Association and TReND. She can be reached by phone in office at 610-363-6006, on her cell at 484-883-0499 or by email at SMurphy@cbpref.com.

Coldwell Banker Preferred has nine offices in the Delaware Valley, including northern Delaware and New Jersey. For more information visit www.CBpref.com.

Susan G. Komen Philadelphia recently announced the election of a new president and five new members to its board of directors.

Starting her term on March 18, Kennett Square resident Stephanie Capaccio, director of associate relations with Wawa, will serve as board member.

Also, Ronald J. Harper, a law partner with Harper & Paul, will assume the role of board president. Other new board members include: Denise DiSimone, senior vice president, corporate finance, PNC Bank; Leon Levy, founder/president, Leon L. Levy & Associates; Donna M. Massanova, CPA, partner, ParenteBeard; and Ahmeenah Young, president and CEO, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority.

Capaccio has been actively involved in various philanthropic initiatives since embarking on her career, and she considers her ability to impact change in the communities around her a critical component of success.

For nearly a decade she has been an activist with Susan G. Komen, most notably as a substantial fundraiser for the Komen Philadelphia 3-Day, having also walked the 60-mile event for six years in the name of breast cancer awareness.

Capaccio’s support of Komen Philadelphia also manifests in her position at Wawa, a longtime presenting sponsor of the Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure and other initiatives. As a member of the Wawa family, she supports internal programs for fundraising, awareness and volunteerism for Komen Philadelphia programs.

A certified senior professional of human resources, Capaccio joined Wawa in 2001 and serves as director of associate relations. As such, she is responsible for developing strategies to optimize the benefit and wellness programs and maximize associate engagement for Wawa’s more than 21,000 associates. Capaccio graduated from the State University of New York.

Susan G. Komen Philadelphia is part of Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest breast cancer organization.

Main Line HealthCare and Drs. DeBacco, Duplass, Keeler and Tedesco recently welcomed Beth Ann Bingaman, DO, to Goshen Family Practice.

Dr. Bingaman is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with 18 years of practice experience. She earned her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed her internship at the Community Hospital of Lancaster and her family medicine residency at Bryn Mawr Hospital, a news release says.

“She enjoys partnering with and caring for entire families — children through seniors,” the release says. “Dr. Bingaman has a special interest in preventive care and women’s health issues, as well as routine care and follow up of other medical problems, such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and diabetes.”

Dr. Bingaman is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association, and she is available as a speaker for community events.

Dr. Bingaman is on staff at Paoli, Bryn Mawr and Riddle hospitals and Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Bingaman also sees patients age 2 and older at the Goshen Family Practice office in Suite 101 at 1161 McDermott Drive in West Goshen. She accepts most insurance plans, including HMOs and PPOs, and has same-day appointments available. For more information contact the office at 610-701-7011.

To support more than 60,000 flight operations each year, the board of directors of the New Brandywine Airport Club, the corporation that operates Brandywine Airport, has named John Kassab as airport manager and Jeff Suveg as assistant manager.

A fixed-wing private pilot since 1979 and member of the New Brandywine Airport club since 1996, Kassab has been employed part time by the airport for 18 months and full time as assistant airport manager for the last six months. “His numerous years of supervisory experience and fiscal accountability as the former owner and operator of the Bailey Printing Co. of Media, Pa., made him a natural fit for the position,” board President Frank Blatcher wrote in a news release.

Suveg has been employed by Brandywine Airport for more than four years as a line crewman and has assisted with general administrative responsibilities. Also, he has more than seven years of technical aviation experience, having worked for Keystone Helicopter Corp., Sikorsky Aerospace Services and Penn Avionics, based at Brandywine Airport.

Adjacent to the Helicopter Museum on Ward Avenue, Brandywine Airport is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit the recently revised and updated airport website www.koqn.net.

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School has elected David W. Neu of West Chester as a member of its board of trustees.

“On behalf of the board of trustees, we are thrilled to announce the appointment of David Neu to the board. His experience and leadership will be invaluable to the school and its students,” school founder and President John McConnell wrote in a news release.

Neu serves as president of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp., a business unit of AmerisourceBergen, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Valley Forge.

Neu joins the board with 30 years of business and health care leadership as well as extensive nonprofit and philanthropic experience. As a member of the board, Neu will help ensure that the school excels in its mission to serve low-income students by preparing them for success in college and beyond, the news release says.

Neu is chairman of the Healthcare Distribution Management Association, sits on the board of The People’s Portfolio and is a member of the Union League of Philadelphia.

He and his wife, Esperanza, founded The David and Esperanza Neu Charitable Foundation to support causes related to health and education. Also, they founded The Neu Scholarship Foundation at West Chester University and The David and Esperanza Neu Endowed Scholarship Fund at Wingate College.

In 2012, David and Esperanza served as co-chairs of the Philadelphia Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF Eastern Pennsylvania/Delaware Chapter.

Peter A. Scilovati recently joined Hoover Financial Advisors PC of Malvern as a financial adviser. He brings more than 20 years of asset and wealth management experience to the firm, according to Peter K. Hoover, company president and founder.

At HFA, Scilovati will provide clients with services to help protect, manage and grow their wealth.

“The opportunity to join an independent advisory firm was extremely compelling,” Scilovati wrote in a news release. “Moving my practice from a wire house to Hoover Financial Advisors ensures that my clients will feel an increased sense of partnership and friendship.”

Prior to his new job, Scilovati was a financial advisor in the Berwyn office of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Before that, he was a principal and director at Turner Investment Partners in Berwyn.

He is an active member of the Investment Management Consultants Association and the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College (USNY) in Albany and completed studies for a minor in business administration from Pennsylvania State University. Also, Scilovati earned Certified Investment Management Analyst designation, an executive education program offered in conjunction with the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.