Interim Vice President of Organizational Advancement
An experienced board member and former Fortune 100 C-Suite executive, Sonny has over 25-years of experience in strategically examining conventional thinking to transform mature organizations and create new enterprises within the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. Most recently, he launched and ran the energy division at Uptake Technologies. Prior to that, he was a member of the Executive Committee and the Chief Information & Innovation Officer at Exelon Corporation. Sonny began his career at The Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago conducting research in inner cities. He later served as an Assistant to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and was appointed a White House Fellow by President Clinton. Sonny believes deeply in the Dr. King’s philosophy of nonviolence and the power it holds to build the Beloved Community for everyone.