Name: Victor Dickson
Job Title: President & CEO
Company Name: Safer Foundation
Bio: Victor B. Dickson is the President/CEO of Safer Foundation in Chicago IL. The Safer Foundation is a national leader in the fields of community corrections, reentry and workforce development. Through a comprehensive suite of programs and services, Safer Foundation assists individuals pre and post release from jail or prison with a full spectrum of services designed to overcome the barriers to reentry. The core of Safer’s mission includes job preparation and placement, vocational training, housing and behavioral health treatment services. This “holistic” approach to reentry enables Safer Foundation clients to experience a substantially lower rate of recidivism. Safer Foundation provides “A Road to a Better Future” for individuals to reenter as productive, contributing members of society.
Bio 2: Mr. Dickson’s leadership experience includes more than 20 years in the corporate sector with AT&T and Sprint where he was National Vice President of Sales Support & Infrastructure Services. In this role Victor led a team of more than 3500 network & systems engineers, software developers and technical account consultants, supporting national and multi-national business clients. His team was responsible for maintaining an $11B revenue stream.
Bio 3: Victor serves on the Illinois Commission on the Elimination of Poverty, the Illinois Workforce Investment Opportunity Board, the Illinois Human Services Commission and co-chairs the City of Chicago Equity Advisory Council. He also served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Advisory Council.
Bio 4: Mr. Dickson is a graduate of Roosevelt University in Chicago. Victor and his wife Talese reside in Chicago.
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