Corey Wilson is the sixth Superintendent in the 75-year history of the Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC). He brings twenty-five years of government, business, legal and financial experience to his mediation clients. Mr. Wilson began his career as an auditor for Ernst & Young, LLP. Prior to joining BREC, Mr. Wilson was a successful small business owner for more than 10 years. He has also worked for a major corporate law firm, Akin, Gump, Strauss, and Hauer, LLP, and has a wealth of experience in a wide range of areas.
Mr. Wilson also volunteered as a court appointed special advocate for CASA of Baton Rouge which helps foster children find permanent homes. He resides in Baton Rouge with his loving wife Kay and their beautiful daughter Naima. He still enjoys sports as much as he did in high school and dabbles in photography in his spare time.
Mr. Wilson was lead consultant with FEMA on several significant projects in the recovery from Hurricane Katrina. He is a Board member of Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC), a member of 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge, and a 2014 graduate of Baton Rouge Area Chamber’s Baton Rouge Area Leadership Program and Council for Better Louisiana's (CABL) Leadership Louisiana (2020). He also is a Baton Rouge Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Foundation board member; served as an instructor at the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Directors School in 2017 training future agency leaders; presented at conferences such as NRPA, Louisiana Recreation and Park Association (LRPA), and Southwest Parks and Recreation Training Institute; is a member of the NRPA Ethnic Minority Society; and certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP). Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) Visitor, serving in the capacity of visiting agencies and evaluating compliance with standards (2019).