Walter L. G. Simmons
President & CEO Employ Prince George’s, Inc.
In 2016, at the age of 28, Walter Simmons became the youngest local workforce development board director in Maryland and one of the youngest workforce board directors in the country.
Simmons is the director of workforce services in Prince George’s County, which has the second-largest workforce system in the state of Maryland.
Previously, Simmons held various roles in workforce development and human services, including as a youth probation officer, out-of-school youth program manager and financial stability center manager.
In 2014, he was identified by the White House as a national leader in family financial stability center management and was selected to attend the White House Summit on Working Families.