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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.

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