Khalil Uqdah has been newly hired as Director of Programs and Alumni Relations for the Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust (B.E.S.T.). Khalil began his career at Travel Advantage Network in Glen Burnie; he continued with Aerotek in Connecticut and returned to Baltimore to work with The Aspen Group prior to joining the team at B.E.S.T. as the new Director of Programs and Alumni Relations. Khalil graduated from Lehigh University and is an alumnus of the Gilman School. Khalil will be responsible for leadership and management of the planning and execution of all programmatic activities and events for B.E.S.T., including but not limited to programs for applicants, current students, current parents and alumni.