Don B. Wofford retired from United Parcel Service (UPS) after 36 years of service. He began his career as an hourly employee and progressed through various managerial positions in Operations and Human Resources.
Don worked in Public Affairs as a Congressional Liaison on assignment in Washington, D.C. He became West Region Training Manager for a nine-state area and eventually a Corporate Training and Development Manager. In his last assignment as UPS Corporate Community Relations Manager, he had oversight of the UPS Leadership Academy, managed community outreach programs, and coordinated the Community Internship Program (CIP). While at CIP, Don trained UPS Vice President candidates and provided experiences for them to become more aware of social issues, develop sensitivity to the needs of others, get involved in finding solutions for challenges that affect others and, learn to celebrate and applaud workforce similarities as well as differences.
A Life Member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Don served on the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) coordinating team while on the Industry Advisory Committee. Don is also a Quarter Century Club member of the National Urban League (NUL) where he received the Donald H. McGannon Award for exemplary support of the Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP) as Executive Advisory Committee member and was among the first inductees in the NUL’s BEEP Hall of Fame.
Since his retirement, Mr. Wofford has served as ACT-SO lead coordinator and President of the Glenayre Home Owners Association. He is a member and former President of the 100 Black Men of North Metro in Atlanta, GA. Don is the initiator and yearly Tournament Chair for The First Tee of Metro Atlanta annual fundraising event and is secretary of the Mutual Alliance for Restoring Community Hope (MARCH) Foundation.
Mr. Wofford is a graduate of the University of Denver with a B.A. degree in Sociology and minors in Philosophy, Psychology and English. He and his wife of 40 years are blessed with two sons, a daughter and two grandchildren.