Who's who in the Illinois Green Business Association.

Our board is a great group of people.

We are proud to have a highly engaged Board of Directors who are extremely dedicated to our mission. Our monthly Board meetings keep everyone apprised of updates and happenings, and help staff strategize for challenges and opportunities. We work with representatives from City Councils, business leaders, energy and environmental experts, and big-picture thinkers and developers who give a lot of time to making the Illinois Green Business Association the best it can be. 

Read more about our Board:

Don Schlorff


Don Schlorff is currently the Vice President of Operations at Southeast National Bank.  Don was previously an EVP at Busey Bank and Director of Sustainability for the bank. He brings strong organizational and business development skills including strategic development, process management expertise and knowledge of all aspects of facilities management to the organization.

He has been involved in several bank related organizations including the Federal Reserve Central Illinois Advisory Group, the Illinois Bankers Association and was president of the Champaign-Urbana Chapter of the American Institute of Banking.  He is the past treasurer of the Urbana Business Association and the past Chair of the Public Policy Committee of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as a Board member of the East Central Illinois Workforce Development Commission, the Project Impact Committee for the City of Urbana, and was treasurer of Boy Scout Troop 101 in Champaign for four years.   Don was a part-time faculty member of Parkland College where he taught two courses in the AIB curriculum on banking law for 7 years.  Don lives in Philo, Illinois with his wife, Mary and son Robert.  He enjoys photography, gardening, hiking and camping

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Mike Royse

Vice President

Mr. Royse is founder of Royse Innovations, LLC. He was formerly the President of One Main Development, where he provided strategic direction and support to all areas of the company. Mike provides leadership with the goal of inspiring out-of-the-box thinking and tearing down perceptive barriers to execution. Creative approaches to design, planning, financing, sustainable performance, and new ways of having fun are a few focus examples. He has served professionally as a business strategist both organizationally and financially, and has been extensively involved with a sixty million-dollar residential property portfolio owned by his family. As CEO of Royse Wagner (a small national branding firm), Mike consulted on teams leading high growth activities within a variety of industries. His crowning achievement was development of the environmental communications platform for the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, 2002.

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Rebecca McBride

Marketing Committee Chair

Rebecca McBride is the Senior Associate Director of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre. Since earning her MBA and BS degrees from the University of Illinois, she has been committed to applying her leadership, management, and strategic planning skills to the nonprofit arena. During her 20 year tenure at Krannert Center, Rebecca has been recognized for her leading role in developing groundbreaking public engagement and marketing initiatives, designing innovative organizational structures and management systems, developing the Center’s capacity to support new work, and advancing the Center’s efforts toward sustainability. Rebecca has been active over the years in a variety of community and campus intiatives including the Eastern Illinois Foodbank, 40 North, Campustown 2000, and the Environmental Council, among others. She is also a Certified Climate Leader and founder of the nonprofit environmental organizaiton, 4 Opsrey.

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