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A Conversation with Logan Herring, CEO, REACH Riverside

It all goes back to racist policies and practices. In this episode, hear more about how the Riverside neighborhood is similar to other Black and brown communities, as well as how they are different. Their response to the current reality has focused on a holistic approach for addressing community needs-—particularly creating a forum for teens.



Logan Herring

CEO, REACH Riverside

Logan Herring is the CEO of REACH Riverside, Kingswood Community Center (KCC) and The Warehouse. Raised in Wilmington’s West Center City neighborhood, Logan knows that other people helped guide him to success, and his goal is to pay it forward. Logan started his work in the Riverside neighborhood of Wilmington in 2016 as the Executive Director for KCC, which serves the young and old alike, including an early learning center, before and after care, teen programming, and senior center.

Logan has also been recognized in the Delaware Business Times 40 Under 40 class of 2018, which pays tribute to ambitious professionals who are making a name for themselves through professional excellence and community involvement. The honorees represent the best in a wide range of fields such as finance, law, non-profit, hospitality, education, and technology.


Michelle Matthews

Senior Vice President, Purpose Built Communities

Michelle Matthews joined Purpose Built Communities in 2016 as Senior Vice President after leading her own consulting company, Matthews Consulting Group (MCG), for more than a decade. She is a trusted advisor with more than 30 years of experience in organizational development, change management and consulting. She is a recognized expert when it comes to developing strategies to improve business processes, maximize human capital and increase revenues.

This is Community is created in partnership with HL Strategy. Our executive producers are Eytan Davidson and HL Strategy (Howard Lalli, Sherry Crawley, and Patty Gregory.) Our producer, director, and editor is Matt Honkonen. Mixing, mastering and music is from Pitchwire.