Joan Thomas is a native of Michigan, lived and worked in Maryland, and for the past 17 years Bethany Beach has been her home. She was employed in the Development offices at Georgetown University Medical Center and the Beebe Medical Foundation.
John Pitchford retired in 2014 as Director of Departmental Initiatives and International Affairs, Federal Grain Inspection Service, US Department of Agriculture where he led a division devoted to breaking down barriers to international grain trade.
Laura Lee Mason currently works as an Academic Advisor and Lead Adjunct Faculty for Wilimington University. Before moving to Rehoboth Beach, Laura worked for AOL as a Senior Manager in Software Quality Assurance.
Ryan Rainey is an adjunct professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Wilmington University in New Castle, DE; from 2005 to 2010, he served also as an Attorney Consultant, assisting government agencies.