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Marquis Tavon Upshur

Vice President, Human Resources

As Vice President of Human Resources, Marquis Upshur will lead efforts to attract, develop and retain the talent needed for PIDC to expand its reach and impact, including all hiring, training, and professional development. He has more than 15 years of experience managing human resource programs support for both for-profit and non-profit employers.

Prior to his role with PIDC, Marquis served as the Vice President of Human Resources for Philabundance, where he lead human resources program and operations planning for the nonprofit food bank. Also a native of Philadelphia, Marquis earned a bachelor’s degree from Albright College, a master’s degree from Duquesne University, and a MBA from the University of Phoenix.