The Reverend Medgar LePratt Reid is a business consultant, motivational speaker, psychiatric wellness advocate and professional trauma/geriatric chaplain. He has served on the local, state and national levels of The NAACP. He has served on many boards, committees, commissions and held leadership positions in local, state and federal government and in the international, private and non-profit business sectors. He is currently a Professional Finder for SandifordReid & Associates.
Minister Reid is a native of Baltimore and a 1983 graduate of The Jesuit’s Loyola Blakefield High School. He trained and served as an Avionics Intelligence Non-Commissioned Officer for a total of eight years in The United States Marine Corps until becoming a disabled veteran. Having been told by The Veterans Administration’s Vocational Rehabilitation Program that he could NEVER finish college, he persevered with encouragement and assistance from The Military Order of The Purple Heart to obtain his undergraduate degree from Excelsior College (Albany, NY) in Liberal Arts after doing the majority of his course work as a Ronald E. McNair Scholar and Student Government Association President at Coppin State University. He has done graduate level and clinical training at St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute (Systematic Theology), York Hospital CPE Program, The Johns Hopkins Institute for Spirituality & Medicine, The Spiritual Support Training Center at GBMC and The United Baptist College and Seminary leading to an honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree. He has earned continuing education units under many Professionals including the world renowned Episcopal Bishop N.T. Wright (Credentialed at Yale University, Harvard University, Cambridge University and Oxford University).