Elaine Delk, J.D., is the Assistant Vice President for Corporate and Foundation Relations. Her primary role is to foster synergies among national, regional, and state corporations and foundations to secure financial and other resources for the University. A graduate of Winthrop University and the University of South Carolina School of Law, Elaine has more than thirty-five years’ experience in development, non-profit training, community relations, K-12 and higher education, and legal affairs. Prior to her joining USC over 6 years ago, Elaine served in leadership roles at Newberry College and Richland School District Two, one of South Carolina’s largest public school districts. Ms. Delk, a former middle school and high school teacher, serves on the board of several community organizations.