Listee Features — June 3, 2019

Nancy Bogen

NANCY BOGEN

With her interest in digital imaging coming to her naturally, Nancy Bogen, PhD, most recently served as the artistic director of “The Lark Ascending” in New York from 1997 to 2008. Originally written as a poem by George Meredith, “The Lark Ascending” was later adapted into a famous musical piece by British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. Dr. Bogen began her professional career as an assistant professor of English at Richmond College, now known as College of Staten Island (CSI), in New York from 1967 to 1976. She then moved up the ranks to full professor from 1976 to 1997. Prior to the start of her professional career, Dr. Bogen pursued a formal education at New York University, earning a Bachelor

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MARY GARRAHAN-MASTERS

Passionate about medical administration, Mary Patricia Garrahan-Masters dedicated more than two decades to the field before retiring. She started her journey as a geriatrics caseworker at the Schuylkill County Office of Senior Services, after which she advanced to become the social services director at the Dowden Nursing Home and the director of admissions for the St. Francis County House. Ms. Garrahan-Masters then obtained roles like teacher at Delaware County Community College in Pennsylvania and medical social worker for both the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The latter two are part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Although Ms. Garrahan-Masters retired in 1990, she continued to lend her services to her

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Nicole D. Swain

NICOLE D. SWAIN

A 28-year veteran of the banking industry, Nicole Swain is committed to making things happen. One of the highlights of her illustrious career was reaching out to a “Shark Tank” contestant she believed didn’t have the right banker. After watching his episode, she wrote him a Facebook message offering her services. Ms. Swain ended up doing $10 million in business with him. Today, Ms. Swain is using her tenacity and perseverance in her position as the executive vice president and chief banking officer for First Choice Bank. Her role includes overseeing business development opportunities for both commercial and private banking and providing custom solutions based on her clients’ specific needs. Ms. Swain attributes her ongoing success in this capacity to

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ANNE R. FABBRI

A practiced art critic for many years, Anne R. Fabbri began her professional career as an art lecturer at Villanova University in Pennsylvania in 1971, remaining in this role for two years before transferring to Drexel University in Philadelphia from 1974 to 1976. She then began critiquing art for The Drummer from 1976 and 1979, whom she also served as an art editor, and for The Bulletin from 1978 to 1980. Following this, she directed the Alfred O. Deshong Museum of Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania, from 1980 to 1982, the Noyes Museum in Oceanville, New Jersey, from 1982 to 1991 and the Paley Design Center of Philadelphia University, now merged with Thomas Jefferson University, from 1991 to 2001. Continuing

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Elisabeth Wilton

ELISABETH S. WILTON

Adept in linguistics and psychology, Elisabeth S. Wilton, PhD, claims language is her first and greatest love because she likes words and why people speak the way they do. As president of her own company for 17 years, consulting at Wilton Associate, Inc. in McLean, Virginia, she worked with other contractors for the government. A couple of times Dr. Wilton contracted directly with the government. However, most of the time she was a sub-contractor to other contractors. She was doing training with the new employees that were hired. Prior to this role, Dr. Wilton began her career as a linguist, translating French, German, Spanish, and Romanian, for the U.S. government in Washington in 1959, remaining in this role for two

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REYNOTTA JAHNKE HOBERECHT

Growing up on a farm, Reynotta Jahnke Hoberecht, EdD, recalls finding flint in the soil on a rainy day at three or four years old, which she later found out the Native Americans used for tools such as arrows. From then on, her curiosity and interest in anthropology began. She most recently served as an administrative assistant within Travis Unified Schools in California from 1995 to 2003. Prior to this role, Dr. Hoberecht began her career teaching within the district in 1971, remaining in this position for 28 years. She taught eighth grade English and remedial reading at Golden West Middle School for eight years, and then remedial reading at Golden West High School from 1995 on when the war

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PATRICIA “PATTY” FISHER-DALLY

The president and owner of Sunrise Title Services since 2006, Patricia “Patty” Fisher-Dally is distinguished for her expertise in renewing and reviewing titles. She has more than 35 years of real estate and title experience, so she is well positioned to help her clients with everything from searching titles and plots to assisting attorneys with cases. Her main goal is to protect homebuyers. Ms. Fisher-Dally began her journey through the field right out of high school when she was hired to work for Robert Berry, a land surveyor. She spent nine years with him before he moved his office location. She elected to remain where she was, so she joined the office a real estate attorney. Eventually, Ms. Fisher-Dally and

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