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Sid Wilson appointed executive director of South Baltimore Learning Center

9/25/2020, 6 a.m.
The South Baltimore Learning Center (SBLC), a Baltimore nonprofit that for 30 years has provided adults with functional literacy, life ...
Sid Wilson, executive director SBLC Photo Credit: Kim Brock

Baltimore— The South Baltimore Learning Center (SBLC), a Baltimore nonprofit that for 30 years has provided adults with functional literacy, life skills training, career preparation services and several pathways to a high school diploma, has appointed Sid Wilson as executive director.

Wilson’s professional background includes expertise in workforce development, education, individual and corporate relationship building, business operations, sales and leadership.

As executive director, Wilson leads and directs the overall operations of SBLC, ensuring quality learning outcomes, operational efficiency and financial performance in addition to cultivating relationships with funders and partners.

Before joining SBLC, Wilson served as director of strategic partnerships and career placements with NPower Maryland, a national nonprofit providing young adults and military veterans with technology skills training and career placement. Wilson also served as director of business services with the Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation. In addition, he spent 11 years at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, where he received multiple Exceptional Achievement Awards while advancing to a variety of sales and operations leadership roles.

Wilson holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and sociology from Morgan State University. He is a volunteer with iMentor Baltimore, a mentoring program that empowers students from low-income communities to graduate high school, succeed in college and achieve their ambitions.

“We are so fortunate to have Sid Wilson join SBLC. His professional background, coupled with his passion for serving our learner population, should serve him well in this role,” said Andrea Griesmar, SBLC board chair.

For 30 years, SBLC has provided a supportive, rigorous and transformative education to adults of all ages and backgrounds who are eager to learn, motivated to succeed and committed to making a difference in their lives and in the lives of others. Students may pursue the GED program or National External Diploma Program. When a student completes either program, he/she receives a Maryland State High School Diploma.

For more information, visit southbaltimorelearns.org.