Who We Are
Board of Directors
Delta Institute’s governing Board of Directors provides oversight and management of Delta Institute. Board Directors serve up to two terms of three years each (for six years total) and participate in at least one of our three standing Committees: Development; Finance; and Governance and Nominating. Our Board adheres to best practices in nonprofit governance and signs an annual participation agreement outlining their roles and responsibilities to Delta Institute, as well as identifying any conflicts of interest that may impact their service.
Vice President for Jewish Community Impact, Third Plateau
Manager, Energy & Utilities, West Monroe
Karl Analo, J.D.
Senior Associate, FordHarrison LLP
Managing Director; RW Ventures, LLC
Eira L. Corral Sepúlveda
Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Founder, Deelo Consulting Services
Madeline (Maddie) Demo, MBA, MPH, GSP
Senior EH&S Manager, Oldcastle Infrastructure
Vice President, Development and Donor Services, Community Foundation of Greater Flint
David Fording, CFA
Partner and Portfolio Manager – US All Cap Growth and US Equity Sustainability Strategies, William Blair
Acting Division Director, US EPA
Development Committee Co-Chair
Program Director, Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship at Illinois Institute of Technology
Mike Harrington, LEED GA
Assistant Director at The Tishman Environment and Design Center, New School
Market Executive – Illinois Middle Market, JPMorgan Chase
Board Vice Chair; Governance and Nominating Committee Chair
CEO, Roanhorse Consulting LLC
Sanjiv Sinha, PE, PHD
CEO, Corvias Infrastructure Solutions, LLC
Clean Energy/Sustainability Advisor, South Ventures, LLC
Lindsey Sullivan, JD
Director – Legal Affairs and Financials Operations at 57 Stars, LLC
Join Our Board
Delta Institute’s Board of Directors provides a balanced approach to governance and oversight while actively managing and guiding all organizational facets. Board meetings occur quarterly, with Board-led committee meetings also occurring quarterly in adjacent months. All Directors sign membership agreements that cover governance and philanthropic requirements. In return, Delta Institute provides personal and professional fulfillment, networking, and the opportunity to help shape a dynamic regional nonprofit.
Delta Emerging Leaders Associate Board
The Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs) serve as the official associate board of Delta Institute and advance Delta’s mission by expanding its network of supporters, donors, and partners through events and initiatives that engage new and diverse audiences. Every year, the DELs host a live, crowd-funding pitch competition called BOOST for sustainable start-up businesses that help make Chicago a thriving, environmentally conscientious city to live and work in.
Asset Manager, Amp Americas
Environmental Attorney, Greater Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc.
Carol Brobeck, AICP
DELs Outreach Committee Chair and Liaison to the Governance and Nominating Committee
Senior Associate; Teska Associates, Inc.
Graduate Student UC Berkeley
Associate, MUSE Community + Design
Current 3L at Chicago-Kent College of Law
Diana De La Torre
Project Manager, Municipal Technical Assistance and Consulting; Elevate
Inbound Marketing Manager, Daifuku Wynright
Impact Partner, Raise Green
Hunter Federle-McCabe, MBA, MS
Supply Chain & Delivery Supervisor, McMaster-Carr
Senior Vice President, Social Impact & Sustainability; Edelman
Business Operations Manager, Urban Rivers
BOOST Committee Chair
Senior Associate, Mass Economics
Project Manager, Choose Chicago
Engagement Lead, Spaulding Ridge
Senior Market Solutions and Education Associate
Program Coordinator; FishChoice, Inc.
Illinois Shines Equity Eligible Contractors Sector Strategist
Sustainability Coordinator, Live Nation Entertainment
Business Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Manager of Green Chemistry
Lead Data Analyst (Business Intelligence and Data Science), Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Adjunct faculty, Harold Washington College
Strategic Communications Coordinator, The Global FoodBanking Network
Become a Delta Emerging Leader
Delta Institute recruits emerging professionals to volunteer on our associate board, the Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs). The associate board, composed of up to 25 professionals from a wide array of sectors, collaboratively work to advance Delta’s mission by expanding our network of supporters, donors, and partners through events and initiatives that engage new and diverse audiences. The DELs’ recruitment cycle takes place each spring for one-year, renewable terms beginning July 1.
Careers and Internships
Full-time & part-time
Delta Institute is undertaking a fundamental incorporation of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in all recruitment efforts for staff, as well as for our governing and associate boards. We welcome learning more about organizational leaders who have diverse experience and a keen focus on equity and inclusion in their leadership. Please read more about our commitment to DEI.
Specialist, Programs, Sustainability & Support Services
Administrator, Environmental Finance Center
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