Founder | Executive Director
Cory Long, MACG's Executive Director, founded the organization and has been responsible for shepherding it from a single youth development program to a multi-service organization certified as a 501(c)(3).
Cory is a change agent. He is dynamic, results-oriented leader with a strong track record of performance in youth development, recreation planning, and civic engagement. As a trusted constituent, Cory has fostered strong relationships and affiliations with key decision-makers from various sectors in the community. He is a confidant to many and a stabilizing force around the region.
Cory is a Chester native and a longtime youth and community organizer and advocate. He has served as the Assistant Director for the Chester Police Activities League (2007-2009) and as the city's Anti-Violence Coordinator (2010-2012).
Cory graduated from Chester High School in 1993 and spent the next 10 years building a successful career as a disc jockey and promoter - working for noteworthy companies such as regional radio station, Power 99 FM and Black Entertainment Television (BET). In addition to launching MACG, Cory is also the co-founder of the Fellowship of Urban Suburban Engagement (FUSE): a Delaware County-based organization that aims to deepen relationships across racial, ethnic, religious, socioeconomic, and geographical lines. Cory is the Owner and Principal Developer for Dominion Realty Group.