As Managing Director of the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC), Morgan Wortham leads MWBC’s team of experienced counselors and trainers who provide essential services to women entrepreneurs and empower them to launch and grow successful, women-owned businesses in Maryland’s Capital Region.
Morgan joins MWBC with 20 years of experience in economic and workforce development projects and urban planning. Prior to enrolling in the University of Maryland’s Doctorate of Urban & Regional Planning and Design and working on a variety of area urban planning projects as a graduate research assistant, Wortham was the President/CEO of Envision Community Solutions in Iowa, where she managed multiple projects in economic and workforce development as well as consulted in nonprofit management, urban planning, affordable housing development and financial education. Prior to that, she was the Founder and Executive Director of New Waterloo Community Development Corporation in Waterloo, Iowa.
Morgan holds an MBA from the University of Northern Iowa and a MPA from Drake University. She has served on numerous boards & committees, including a chamber committed focused on diversity & inclusion, head start policy council, and city housing & community development commission. Morgan has also been recognized as a one of Iowa’s Cedar Valley “20 under 40,” which honors outstanding young leaders.