Manager, Program Operations

Marcus Wilson

Marcus Wilson is the Manager of Program Operations for Embark at CityWorks DC. In this role, he designs and implements career exploration and skills development opportunities for young adults. He also provides one-on-one coaching to support participants in meeting their personal, academic, and professional goals. Prior to joining the team, Marcus spent six years in the classroom as a Middle School Math and Social Studies teacher in both New Orleans and Washington, D.C. Marcus’ most proud professional achievements include his work as the Dean of Student Culture at Breakthrough New Orleans, Intern Coach at YouthForceNOLA supporting seniors in high-demand, high-wage internships, and most importantly, founding and directing his own student organization for young men, The Gentlemen’s Club. He holds a Bachelor’s in Middle Education from The University of Georgia. In his spare time, Marcus enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and cheering on his beloved New Orleans Saints: Who Dat!