Glenn Wilson is the President and CEO of Communities First, Inc. in Flint, Michigan. He represents CEDAM’s Region 5 (Southeast Michigan).

What is the history/purpose of your organization, in one sentence?

The mission of Communities First, Inc. is to promote and provide an improved quality of life to individuals in distressed communities through economic development and affordable housing solutions.

What do you do at your organization?

I am the President and CEO.

Is there anything special we should know about you or your organization?

Communities First, Inc. is proactively solving community problems using a unique formula that empowers residents and challenges old paradigms.  We have been a catalyst for change and promoting social equity in distressed communities.  Our organization’s motto is “Developing with the Community in Mind” and we live up to it every single day.