Sheila Perkins

Senior Vice President, Employment Services

A passionate leader in the field of workforce and community development, Sheila leads The Lighthouse’s Employment Services program, which develops employment opportunities and places individuals in consistent employment roles. Over the last 12 years, she has worked in the field of employment and job training, assisting low-­wage workers in sustaining better jobs as well as securing living wage positions for those currently unemployed, with the goal of helping clients attain economic self­-sufficiency. Previously, Sheila worked for several organizations in the field of community development. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University and completed graduate coursework at Morgan State University.