The Delaware College Scholars program, based in Middletown, elected Katherine "Katie" Wilkinson as its new board president.

Wilkinson comes to DCS with a background in business and understands the value education is bringing to Delaware’s business community.

As a senior vice president and market executive at Fulton Bank, Wilkinson is responsible for the commercial banking business across Delaware and in Cecil County, Maryland.

In addition to her role with Delaware College Scholars, Wilkinson is serving as vice chair of the board for the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce; board chair of the Partnership, a 501(c)(3) organization within the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce that focuses on education; and as a trustee of Christiana Care Health Systems.

Wilkinson is a graduate of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics. She also holds a Master of Business Administration in finance from Drexel University.