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Fagan Harris

President and CEO
Baltimore Corps

As president and CEO of Baltimore Corps, Fagan Harris aims to equip change-makers with the tools to help accelerate and innovate Baltimore.

“By regularly analyzing what is going well and what can be improved, we grow, learn and improve as a team,” said Harris, who has devoted his career to advancing career opportunities for underserved communities. “We embrace success and fail forward. We are always willing to ask for advice and guidance when we don’t know something.”

Baltimore Corps also works to promote both equity and racial justice. During the pandemic, the organization built upon this goal by spearheading efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 To do so, Baltimore Corps created the Baltimore Health Corps to address the needs of vulnerable populations and launched a vaccine support project. Harris and the organization also led virtual events and organized vaccination clinics through sponsors.

“We’re an unrelenting driver of population-level results, through program-level results,” Harris said.

Throughout his career, Harris has earned numerous accolades. He was recognized as a “Visionary” by Baltimore Magazine in 2018 and appeared in Forbes magazine’s ‘30 Under 30’ in 2015. He is a Maryland native, graduated from Stanford University and was a Rhodes scholar at the UniversityofOxford.

“By regularly analyzing what is going well and what can be improved, we grow, learn and improve as a team.”

– Fagan Harris

This is a winner profile from The Daily Record's Maryland's Most Admired CEOs awards. Some information for this profile was sourced from the honoree's application for the award.