Leadership Team

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MARIA CIMILLUCA

Vice President, Infrastructure and Sustainability 

Ms. Cimilluca joined I&S as its inaugural vice president in January of 2022. Previously she held the position of Vice President Facilities Management at Northeastern University in Boston. She has an extensive background in facilities management including positions at Johns Hopkins University, Cornell University and Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania. Ms. Cimillua received her Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture from Syracuse University/State University of New York; a Master's Degree in Engineering Technology from East Tennessee State University and an MBA from the Cornell University and the Smith School of Business at Queen's University in Canada. She also holds an Associate's Degree in Art/Art Studies from Syracuse University as well as a commercial real estate license from Cornell.

DANIEL NESTER

Executive Assistant to the Vice President

GILBERT DELGADO

Assistant Vice President, Planning, Design, and Construction

Mr. Delgado joined Georgia Tech in July 2022 from Northeastern University in Boston where he developed campus design standards and led the design and construction of the university's capital campaign.

Mr. Delgado's extensive experience includes project management on the Sacramento Federal Courthouse with the San Francisco office of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). He then served as a portfolio manager on the federal courthouse program and the National Director of the border station programs at GSA's National headquarters in Washington, D.C. After his tenure with the government, he was appointed the University Architect for the Ithaca campus of Cornell University where he oversaw planning, design, and construction and led the efforts for a new campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City. 

In 2016, he was inducted into the American Institute of Architects' College of Fellows for successfully elevating the qualities of architecture and campus design for both the government and academic sectors.

During his time as Chief of Planning, Design and Construction at the University of Toronto, he provided leadership in the delivery of a $2B capital program that included strategic real estate planning, campus planning, and several major building projects across three Toronto locations.  

Mr. Delgado, FAIA, is a graduate of the University of Florida and the University of Miami. 

VACANT

Associate Vice President, Strategy and Compliance

 

ALEX ORTIZ

Associate Vice President, Sustainability (interim)

JEREL HARRIS

Assistant Vice President, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)

JIM STEPHENS

Associate Vice President, Infrastructure

Stephens joins from Florida State University (FSU) where he served as the executive director of Utilities, Maintenance, & Engineering. With more than ten years in higher education, he has a proven track record for building strong teams by focusing on shared goals and workforce development.

As an advocate for innovative and collaborative strategies, his accomplishments include an improved fault diagnostic and detection system for campus buildings and the incorporation of a solar farm at FSU that provides more than 20% of the main campus electricity needs.

Originally from Columbia, Tennessee, Stephens began his career at Coats & Clark as a plant engineer in Thomasville, Georgia. 

He is a 1988 graduate of Georgia Tech with a degree in mechanical engineering.

 

DAVID GOLDFARB

Senior Director, Finance

Mr. Goldfarb has been the Director of Financial Administration for Infrastructure and Sustainability at Georgia Tech for the past 14 years, overseeing vital processes such as work order requests, annual budgeting and contract completion. Under his charge the number of contracts administered by the Finance unit has nearly doubled and the unit has implemented major technology system enhancements to improve efficiency. Prior to working at Georgia Tech, Goldfarb worked at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Georgia Power Company. 

TOMMY LITTLE

Associate Vice President, Services