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Vice President of Community Affairs and Legal Advisor
Alicia Wilson serves as Vice President of Community Affairs and Legal Advisor to Sagamore Development Company. Ms. Wilson is responsible for shaping and promoting the interests of Sagamore Development Company by developing strategic community initiatives that enhance its philanthropic and investment impact. She is also responsible for cultivating and building key stakeholder relationships and collaborative relationships regionally, nationally and internationally for Plank Industries.
Prior to joining Sagamore Development Company, Ms. Wilson was a litigation and employment and labor law partner at the law firm of Gordon Feinblatt, a full-service law firm located in downtown Baltimore. In addition, Ms. Wilson had a niche practice focused on counseling and advising mid-size and large businesses on all aspects on corporate strategy and community engagement.
During the 2016 Baltimore City Council legislative session, Ms. Wilson served as the principal negotiator of the Community Benefit Agreements associated with the passage of the $660 million TIF for the Port Covington project. The negotiations of the community benefit agreements involved over 200 stakeholder groups representing tens of thousands of residents from across the City of Baltimore. Wilson now leads and oversees a team charged with implementing the letter and spirit of the community benefits agreements focused on workforce development, supplier diversity, and inclusionary housing, and youth enrichment matters.