Roland Selby - Year Up Changing Workforce Development
Updated: Oct 1, 2018
Mr. Selby is the Executive Director for Year Up Baltimore and Interim Executive
Director for Year Up Greater Philadelphia, a national non-profit organization that
provides workforce development for young adults 18-24 years of age. A native of
Baltimore and an alumni of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and Morgan State University
where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Mr. Selby attended
Howard University School of Divinity in pursuit of a Masters of Divinity degree.
Recently, Mr. Selby completed the Georgetown University Nonprofit Management
Executive Certificate Program in the Summer 2018 Cohort.
Prior to joining Year Up, Mr. Selby was a senior manager consultant with IBM leading
various business units and large programs such as the Quality Assurance team for the
Express Scripts project and the Quality, Risk, Issue, and Delivery team for the United
States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services (CMS).
Mr. Selby is a Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management
Professional (PMP) and is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. He has 20 years management
experience with fortune 100 companies such as American Express, Citibank, Wells
Fargo, and Lockheed Martin.
Mr. Selby is married to Lynn Selby and they have 3 teenage children (Jordan, Jessica,
and Jaden). He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, Sigma Pi Phi
Fraternity, and King David Lodge #18 of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge
of MD. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Howard E. Rollins Foundation and
the Elijah Cummings Youth Program in Israel. Mr. Selby is also an Alumnus of
LEADERship Baltimore’s 2017 Cohort.