Darius oversees all Urbana Business Association operations, programming, and administration. Further, Darius leads major events and provides outreach within Urbana’s dynamic business community. Over the past twelve years Darius has worked in program and major events coordination through positions held with Champaign Park District and Eastern Illinois University. He holds a master’s degree in management from Colorado Technical University and his bachelor’s degree in consumer studies and family services with a focus on business administration from Eastern Illinois University. As a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. District of Illinois Leadership Council, he assists in the coordination of District of Illinois conferences and oversees all fraternal competitions and contests for the organization. As a resident of Urbana, he is currently a member of the Civilian Police Review Board and Community Development Commission for the City of Urbana. Darius is a four-time recipient of the Champaign Park District’s Community Impact Award and a 2019 recipient of the Community Impact Award from Junior League.