Earl Millett joined the Weinberg Foundation as a program officer in 2018 to help manage grants in the areas of older adults, workforce development, and basic human needs and health.
Prior to joining the Weinberg Foundation, Earl served as the Chief Operating Officer of Civic Works, a Baltimore-based nonprofit that transforms the lives of Baltimore residents through community service and skills development. During his time at Civic Works, Earl oversaw several programs, including the Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors (HUBS) initiative. Earl also managed Civic Works’ Community Lot Team and Baltimore Conservation Leadership Corps, which teach young adults job skills while transforming vacant lots into community parks and gardens. In addition, he led food and farm programs, including Real Food Farm and the Baltimore Orchard Project, as well as the Baltimore Energy Challenge, which provides energy education and energy saving retrofits throughout the City.
Before joining Civic Works, Earl served with the Peace Corps in Ecuador as an environmental extension agent at the Charles Darwin Foundation. In that role, he taught environmental and science education in Spanish at five schools and worked with agricultural operators to improve agricultural production on the Galapagos Islands.
Earl earned his B.A. in Geography and Environmental Systems from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He is a member of the Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership Class of 2016 and a recipient of Smart CEO’s 2017 Executive Management Award. In addition, he is engaged in several volunteer roles, including the Green School of Baltimore’s PTO. Earl resides in Baltimore with his wife Elizabeth Alex and their eight-year-old daughter.