Rev. Dr. Delois Brown-Daniels served as vice president within Advocate Health Care from 1994 to March 1, 2017. She last served as Vice President at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (AIMMC). In this role she was responsible for two departments: Mission and Spiritual Care, and Community Relations.
Rev. Dr. Brown-Daniels has been involved in hospital chaplaincy since 1980. She is a certified Clinical Pastoral Education supervisor and a board certified chaplain in the Association of Professional Chaplains. She has served on numerous boards and committees including: Board of Directors for the North Central Region ACPE from 1991 to 1998 and 2014-2017, including chairing the board; National ACPE Racial-Ethnic Multi-Cultural Network and served as the regional chair; the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce; and the Community Renewal Society, where she led the organization as board president. Currently, she serves on the ACPE Advocacy Committee; Chairs the National Endorsement Committee for the American Baptist Churches and serves on the ABC Metro Chicago Ministers Council Cabinet and the Ordination Commission.
Rev. Dr. Brown-Daniels is the recipient of numerous awards, including the outstanding Alumnae Award Converse College, 2014; 2011 Converse College Alumnae Career Achievement Award; 2002 Alumnae Board Award for Distinction in Service to the Community, Yale University Divinity School; the 2005 Anton Boisen Professional Service Award.
Rev. Dr. Brown-Daniels was ordained to the Christian ministry by the Connecticut Missionary Baptist Association and is an ordained minister in the American Baptist Churches. She has Ecclesiastical Endorsement for Chaplaincy by the American Baptist Churches USA. Rev. Dr. Brown-Daniels is a member of First Baptist Church in Chicago, and an associate member of Covenant United Church of Christ in South Holland, IL. She earned her Doctorate of Ministry from McCormick Theological Seminary; Masters of Divinity degree from Yale University; and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Rev. Dr. Brown-Daniels is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
Rev. Dr. Brown-Daniels and her husband, Rev. Dr. David Daniels, The Henry Winters Luce Professor of World Christianity at McCormick Theological Seminary, have two children: David IV, a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University (Charlotte, NC), and DeAndrea, a graduate of Howard University (Washington, D.C.). Rev. Dr. Brown-Daniels and her husband reside in Hyde Park, Chicago, Illinois.