Alicia Wilson is the Vice President for Economic Development at the Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore, Maryland.
Wilson leads a core team driving Johns Hopkins’ strategy and initiatives as an anchor institution in and around Baltimore, and elevating and expanding the institution’s commitment to the city through investments in economic and neighborhood development, health care, and education.
Prior to joining Hopkins, Wilson served as Senior Vice President of Impact Investments and Senior Legal Council for the Port Covington Development Team, where she was instrumental in securing a $660 million TIF for the $5.5 billion redevelopment. Wilson also was a partner at the law firm of Gordon Feinblatt for eight years.
Wilson is active in charitable organizations and was recently elected as Chair of the CollegeBound Foundation and, as such, is the first CollegeBound Foundation alum, first woman, first African American and youngest Board Chair in the 30-year history of the organization.
Wilson holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.