Garrett Wilson started his career with UPS in Baltimore, Maryland in 1974 as a part-time employee while attending graduate school. Within his first year at UPS, Garrett was promoted to Personnel Supervisor, recruiting and hiring for the Baltimore Hub and Preload operations.
In 1976, Garrett was transferred to the Virginia District where he held several roles in Human Resources which included Workforce Planning Manager and Training Manager. He also accepted several special assignments in various functions, such as Industrial Engineering, Package Operations, and in Human Resources. In 1989, Garrett was promoted to Southeast California District Human Resources Manager. Garrett returned to the East Central Region in 1993 as the Region Health and Safety Manager. He continued to work in Human Resources in the Virginia District, the Corporate HR Group in Atlanta, and in the Metro Detroit District. In 2001, Garrett was promoted to Vice President of Human Resources for the West Region based in Leawood, Kansas. After 34 years of service, Garrett retired from his final position as the East Central Region Vice President of Human Resources.
In addition to his years of service with UPS, Garrett is currently a board member and chairman of the communications committee for the MARCH Foundation. Garrett was also a member of the National Urban League’s Black Executive Exchange Program, a member of Virginia Governor George Allen’s Taskforce for Workforce Development, board member for the Advanced Staffing Training Institute in Wilmington, Delaware and board member and chairman of the Personnel Committee for the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League. He is a past member of the Society of Safety Engineers and the Society for Human Resource Management.
Garrett is a graduate of Morgan State University where he received both his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Master’s degree in Urban Planning and Policy Analysis. A native of Danville, Virginia, Garrett and his wife currently live in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. They are the proud parents of a daughter, two sons and two grandsons.