Corey Wilson, Superintendent of BREC Parks & Recreation Following a unanimous vote from the Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) Commission, Corey Wilson accepted its
Corey Wilson, Superintendent of BREC Parks & Recreation
Following a unanimous vote from the Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) Commission, Corey Wilson accepted its offer to become the 6th Superintendent in the agency’s 72-year history. Prior to that Wilson served as the in-house attorney and administrative executive for BREC. In his role as Chief of Management and Business Services, he oversaw the administrative departments of human resources, finance, internal audit, communications, and information technology as well as handled all legal matters for the organization which has approximately 1,000 employees and an annual budget of approximately $95 million.
Prior to starting work with BREC in December 2012, Wilson worked as an entrepreneur for 10 years in New Orleans as an owner and managing member of a financial consulting and real estate development firm. Wilson served as the lead consultant with FEMA on several significant projects in the recovery from Hurricane Katrina and was a co-developer in the $20 million development of St. Bakhita Apartment Homes in Marrero. Wilson attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA where he graduated as the top accounting major in 1996. Following a brief stint as a staff accountant for a major public accounting firm, Wilson obtained his law degree from Harvard Law School in 2001.
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