CEO, Delta Institute

As CEO, Bill drives strategy behind Delta‚Äôs collaboration with more than 180 communities in Chicago and throughout the Midwest to solve environmental challenges and spur economic development. He has over 18 years of experience in systems and policy analysis, environmental science, ecosystems and consulting. He balances high-level decision-making with tactical implementation. Further, he sets an authentic and inclusive culture, including personally engaging with all staff consistently. Additionally, he provides strategy support and mentorship for a variety of organizations and individuals. He earned his BS in Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology and Environmental Studies from Tulane University and his MS in Environmental Analysis and Decision Making from Rice University. He is a 2019 Notable LGBTQ Executive for Crains Chicago Business.