Greg Wesloh is a Candidate Engagement Manager for The LaunchCode Foundation. At LaunchCode, Greg manages free coding classes and helps prepare candidates to begin a career in technology. He works to create a more diverse and inclusive technology workforce in Saint Louis and beyond by helping candidates gain skills and overcome employment barriers. Greg emphasizes helping those from communities that are underrepresented in the industry.
Thanks to his parents, Greg has been involved in community organizing efforts his entire life. Spending much of his childhood attending rallies and bill signings, lobbying in the state capitol, and learning about important local issues from various perspectives.
While attending Arizona State University, Greg spent a brief time volunteering and studying in Tanzania. This experience has greatly influenced his outlook on global aid and the efficacy of a foreign intervention. As a disabled individual, Greg was particularly affected by meeting those with disabilities and those working to improve the lives of disabled individuals in rural Tanzania.
Greg has a background in finance, sales, and management and has used the skills he gained in those fields as a volunteer on various local, state, and federal campaigns. He currently lives in Ferguson MO with his wife and daughter.