Indigo Mid-Atlantic continues to expand, grow, and direct projects in the energy, infrastructure, utilities, public works, transportation, and building facilities spaces throughout the East Coast and federal markets. This is achieved by identifying and developing public-private partnerships and new marketing opportunities, leading teams, and building strategic relationships with the private and public sectors.
Sharon Jackson Wilder, JD, CPM
Co-Founder, President, and CCO
Ms. Wilder is responsible for the strategic growth and daily management of a women/minority-owned small business located in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. Her responsibilities include project management, contract and DBE compliance, communications, public outreach and engagement, subcontractor solicitation/selection, and technical proposal development/review. Ms. Wilder has worked with several organizations, including the District of Columbia Department of Transportation, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, DC Water and Sewer Authority, the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development in Washington, D.C., the General Services Administration, the Architect of the Capital, Washington Gas, and the Smithsonian.
Sharon Jackson Wilder
Co-Founder & President
With a strong background in communications and relationship-building, Ms. Wilder manages corporate business, interacts with government officials, handles annual operating plans and financial projections, and manages marketing, compliance, business development, and strategic planning. She has extensive experience in developing partnering sessions, community planning activities, hosting design charrettes, and delivering presentations in public meetings throughout the District of Columbia Metropolitan Region.
Ms. Wilder is a trainer and speaker on issues involving equity, inclusion, diversity, compliance, public engagement, and public-private partnerships. She co-led the development of a D.C. based team that won the first P3 City-wide Smart Street Lighting project in the United States. Additionally, she is a nationally recognized diversity, equity, and inclusion management speaker, facilitator, and consultant.
Before starting Indigo Mid-Atlantic in 2016, Ms. Wilder served as Vice President of the Washington, D.C., office of a full-service engineering, architecture, program, and construction management firm, and as Corporate Vice President for the largest minority/woman-owned business in D.C. She held leadership positions for the American Council of Civil Engineering Companies (ACEC)/Metropolitan Washington Chapter, winning the ACEC-MW 2015 Impact Award, and served as Treasurer and Secretary of the Board of Construction Management Association of America/National Capitol Region.
Ms. Wilder is a passionate advocate for equity, inclusion, and lifelong learning. She serves as the Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer at Montgomery College and has taught contracts, legislation, employment law, and civil rights law as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s Law School and the Political Science Department at the University of the District of Columbia. She also trained at the Entrepreneur Center at Prince George’s Community College.
Ms. Wilder earned a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University, a Master of Public Administration/Certified Public Manager degree from George Washington University, and a BA in Political Science and Environmental Science from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst.
Delicia Gunn F.E., BPM
Co-Founder & CEO
Delicia Gunn is the founder and CEO of Indigo Engineering Group, also known as Indigo Engineered, as well as the co-founder and CEO of Indigo Mid-Atlantic and the President/CEO of Hempsulation. With over two decades of experience in engineering and architecture services, construction, project and program management, and business development, Ms. Gunn leads one of the most innovative and rapidly-growing companies in the Washington Metropolitan and Gulf States regions.
Indigo provides services to both private and public sector clients, including the District of Columbia Government (DDOT, DGS, DOEE, DCPS, DPR), the City of New Orleans, Washington Gas, the Architect of the Capitol, the DC Water & Sewer Authority, the Smithsonian Institute, and the U.S. National Parks, for the development of commercial, mixed-use, multi-housing, and infrastructure projects.
Co-Founder & CEO
A graduate of Howard University’s School of Engineering, Ms. Gunn is active in a number of volunteer and professional organizations, including H Street Main Street (where she serves as a board member), Women in Infrastructure (WII), African American Real Estate Professionals, DC (AAREP), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and Krewe of Pyros (which she founded)
Delivering a full range of management, compliance, logistic and administrative support.