September 29, 2006 |
Philadelphia's former chief information officer, Dianah Neff, violated no city rules when she took a job with a private consulting company to which she had steered three contracts totaling $453,000, the city's Board of Ethics has concluded. Even so, the ethics board said in a report issued yesterday that it was disturbed by Neff's decision to pursue the job without first seeking input from the city as to whether her action would create an appearance of impropriety. "It approaches the level of being shocking for any City official, in the current atmosphere of scrutiny of official conduct, to proceed in any arguably questionable manner, without seeking advice from the Board of Ethics or the Law Department," the report stated.
March 29, 2013
Another top administrator is leaving Bryn Mawr College. Laurie Koehler, dean of admissions and interim dean of enrollment, will become senior associate provost for enrollment management at George Washington University, Bryn Mawr announced. Earlier this month, the college's board of trustees announced that president Jane McAuliffe would step down June 30. Her five-year tenure is the shortest in the selective women's college's history. Neither McAuliffe or the college have elaborated on the reasons for her departure.
November 15, 2000 |
The Chester County commissioners yesterday hired a chief information officer for county government, following an intense search that lasted about seven months. Richard Merhar, 58, of East Goshen, will take the helm of the Department of Computing and Information Services in two weeks. He will lead a department that is the electronic backbone of county operations, with an $8.34 million budget and up to 86 full-time employees next year. His starting salary is $99,500, making him one of the highest paid professionals in county government.
May 24, 2010
David F. Ciccanti has joined Citizens Bank as a vice president in the commercial enterprise banking division. Ciccanti had been at TD Bank N.A., where he was vice president, relationship manager for privately held corporations with annual revenue of $5 million to $100 million. Catholic Health East, Newtown Square, said Nora Triola had been named the health system's executive vice president and chief nursing officer. Triola has been senior vice president and chief nursing officer for Holy Cross Hospital (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
September 30, 2011
On Wednesday, the Chester County commissioners vowed to investigate claims that the county has been losing revenue for a decade due to a loophole in ChescoPin, an online subscription database the county runs; on Thursday, the commissioners learned that a fix will be made in a week. The issue surfaced at Wednesday's meeting when Russ Phifer, a candidate for recorder of deeds, said his research showed that millions of searches on ChescoPin had been recorded by users who accessed login information the county inadvertently provided, thus bypassing the fees.
December 25, 1997 |
Chester County's chief information officer has resigned after nearly three years on the job, leaving an unexpected vacuum in a department that has become the engine of county government. Gerald E. Weigel, a former information-systems executive who spent most of his career working for NationsCredit in Allentown, said his resignation would take effect Jan. 9. His departure is voluntary, he said, and in response to an offer that was too good to turn down. "I very much enjoyed this job," Weigel said.
July 1, 2008 |
The city's chief information officer, one of the highest ranking holdovers from the Street administration, is stepping down at the end of the month. A spokesman for Mayor Nutter said Terry Phillis was giving up his post voluntarily, describing the decision as one of "mutual consent between Terry and the administration that it was time to go in a different direction. " Administration sources, however, said Phillis was being forced out of his position. Nutter said no specific issue or incident triggered his departure, but sources said Phillis was at odds with Managing Director Camille Cates Barnett over the scope of a planned 311 call center Barnett is overseeing.
April 6, 2013 |
Bryn Mawr College has announced the loss of yet another top administrator - its third in less than a month - in what has become an unusually high turnover in leadership at the women's college. Michele Rasmussen, dean of the undergraduate college, has accepted the position of dean of students for the University of Chicago. Just last week, the college announced that Laurie Koehler, dean of admissions and interim dean of enrollment, was leaving to become senior associate provost for enrollment management at George Washington University.
April 11, 2012 |
WHAT WAS LORENZO Neal thinking? The former NFL player is the chief information officer for Safe Ride Solutions, a company that provides confidential transportation for intoxicated clients. That said, you would think that the four-time Pro Bowl fullback would know not to drive drunk. Think again. Neal was sentenced to 3 years of probation, and ordered to pay over $1,800 in court fees and fines after pleading no contest to a drunk driving charge in Fresno, Calif., on Monday.