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Who We Are

Co Chairman and Founder

Chris Kenny

Chairman and Founder

Chris Kenny is a successful businessman, attorney, philanthropist, community leader and chairman of A Better Delaware.

As president and CEO of The Kenny Family ShopRites of Delaware, Chris has led a doubling of ShopRite’s volume, becoming the market’s largest supermarket chain and providing good jobs and economic opportunity for 1,250 Delawareans.

His family, business, and the Kenny Family Foundation have collectively given $6 million to the community since establishing in Delaware in 1995.

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Click here to visit Chris Kenny’s web site chrislkenny.com.

Sam Waltz

Advisory Board Member

Sam Waltz, an A Better Delaware Advisory Board Member, is an award-winning and acknowledged leader in his profession and is active in the Delaware political and business world.

Sam’s history in the business community proceeds him. He has been the chair of the Delaware Delegation to the 1995 White House Conference on Small Business, Chair of two Governor’s Conferences on Small Business in the 1990s, chair of the Delaware Leadership Council of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) for 10 years from 1997-2007, and committee and board memberships at the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce and the Delaware Small Business Chamber.

Executive Director

Zoe Callaway

Executive Director

Zoe Callaway is Director of A Better Delaware and is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the organization.

Previously, Zoe served as the communications specialist for the Delaware Senate Minority Caucus and as communications and marketing director for a U.S. Senate campaign in Delaware. She also served as state chair for Young Americans for Liberty in Delaware and Connecticut.

Zoe recently earned her Master’s degree in Urban Affairs and Public Policy and has a bachelors degree in American History, both from the University of Delaware.

Susan Casscells


Susan Casscells is a change agent always looking for new ideas, people and goals. She has had the great privilege of serving in numerous volunteer leadership roles for institutions she loves namely Christ Church Christiana Hundred, St. Michael’s School and Nursery and her alma mater, the University of Virginia. Additionally, Susan is the Office Manager for Casscells Orthopaedics. She and her husband Christopher are the parents to three adult children and proud to be grandparents.