Logan S. Herring
Local Wilmington, DE native, Logan S. Herring, Sr. began his work with youth at the age of fourteen as a camp counselor and mentor at the Fraim Boys & Girls Club, where he worked every summer until his departure for college in 2000 after graduating from Sanford School. Logan went on to graduate from Goucher College in Towson, MD in 2004 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, while working with inner-city Baltimore youth each summer through academic enrichment camps.
In 2005, Logan returned to Wilmington and co-founded Delaware Elite, a non-profit organization that mentored student athletes, of which he held the position as executive director for 10 years. Concurrently, Logan worked for the Boys & Girls Clubs of DE from 2013-2016 as the statewide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Program Director.
In February of 2016, Logan assumed his current role as executive director for the Kingswood Community Center located in the northeast section of Wilmington, which serves the young and old alike, including an early learning center, before and after care, teen programming, and senior center. In addition to his work at Kingswood Community Center, Logan is also serving as CEO for REACH (Redevelopment Education & Community Health) Riverside, a non-profit community development corporation created to lead the $100 Million revitalization of the Riverside neighborhood under the nationally acclaimed and Warren Buffett funded Purpose Built Communities model, to include over 400 units of mixed-income housing and a new Kingswood Community Center; REACH Riverside has been officially named as the 19th network affiliate of Purpose Built Communities. REACH’s first initiative is The Warehouse project, a co-working facility and network for teen-serving organizations designed to address violence, academic performance, and workforce readiness amongst Wilmington’s youth by providing them with access to more than 60 teen-focused program and service providers.
Logan has many professional associations including: Vice president of the McLaughlin Educational Fund board that provides guidance and funding for the Dream Chasers program, a non-profit organization that uses basketball to make sure its members excel academically, socially, and athletically; Board of directors for Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County; Board of directors for the Community Education Building; Member of the Delaware Afterschool Leadership Council; and Member of the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission Meeting Needs of Students in Poverty Committee. Logan has also been recognized in the Delaware Business Times 40 Under 40 class of 2018.