Will Delaney is the associate director of Hope Community, Inc. Will joined Hope Community in 2008. His role is to assist in maintaining Hope's real estate properties as assets in accordance with Hope's mission and financial goals, to guide Hope's real estate development efforts and partnerships, as well as to lead the fundraising efforts of the organization.
He serves as chair of the Franklin Area Business Association and is also the former chair of the Emerging Leaders in Community Development Steering Committee, a group of early- and mid-career professionals in the Twin Cities' community development field. Will previously worked as a legal advocate at the Urban Justice Center, a nonprofit legal service provider in New York City.
A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Will lives in South Minneapolis with his wife and daughters. He holds a BA from St. Olaf College and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the Humphrey School.