Perry Dampf


Corey Kendrick Wilson

Corey Wilson is the sixth Superintendent in the 75-year history of the Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC). He brings twenty-five years of government, business, legal and financial experience to his mediation clients. Mr. Wilson began his career as an auditor for Ernst & Young, LLP. Prior to joining BREC, Mr. Wilson was a successful small business owner for more than 10 years. He has also worked for a major corporate law firm, Akin, Gump, Strauss, and Hauer, LLP, and has a wealth of experience in a wide range of areas.

Mr. Wilson also volunteered as a court appointed special advocate for CASA of Baton Rouge which helps foster children find permanent homes. He resides in Baton Rouge with his loving wife Kay and their beautiful daughter Naima. He still enjoys sports as much as he did in high school and dabbles in photography in his spare time.

Areas of Concentration

Personal Injury

Premises Liability

Public Bid Law

Administrative Law

Environmental Claims

Corporate Law


B.A., Morehouse College (1996)

J.D., Harvard Law School (2001)


Lead consultant with FEMA on several significant projects in the recovery from Hurricane Katrina

Board member of Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC), a member of 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge, and a 2014 graduate of Baton Rouge Area Chamber’s Baton Rouge Area Leadership Program and Council for Better Louisiana's (CABL) Leadership Louisiana (2020)

Baton Rouge Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Foundation board member

Served as an instructor at the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Directors School in 2017 training future agency leaders

Also presented at conferences such as NRPA, Louisiana Recreation and Park Association (LRPA), and Southwest Parks and Recreation Training Institute

Member of the NRPA Ethnic Minority Society

Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP)

Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) Visitor, serving in the capacity of visiting agencies and evaluating compliance with standards (2019)