Zip Code Wilmington Appoints Lossie Freeman as Director of Corporate Partnerships


Lossie Freeman

Zip Code Wilmington, a premier nonprofit coding bootcamp, today announced the addition of Lossie Freeman as the organization’s new director of corporate partnerships. Freeman will be responsible for growing the nonprofit’s corporate program, including building successful relationships with company CIOs, CTOs and HR professionals. She will evaluate corporate partners’ talent needs and connect them with highly trained, highly qualified and diverse Zip Code Wilmington graduates, so skills gaps are quickly and effectively bridged.

“We are thrilled to welcome Lossie to the Zip Code Wilmington team. Her experience and skillset in building meaningful relationships among public and private sector partners aligns with our goals to introduce highly-trained and motivated IT graduates with local and national companies that have high-demand IT positions,” said Desa Burton, executive director, Zip Code Wilmington. “We look forward to Lossie’s help in expanding our corporate partner network, so our graduates have exciting futures in IT.”

Lossie Freeman Prior to joining Zip Code Wilmington, Freeman was a special assistant to the Mayor of the City of Wilmington. In this role, she focused on developing a robust employment infrastructure through partnerships with the local business community to collaboratively promote job placement, job creation and employment skills training opportunities for residents. For eight years, Freeman worked at JPMorgan Investment Bank in New York in various roles across the firm, including client services, global trading, corporate technology and risk management.

Freeman is a member of the Wilmington Rotary Club and the Delaware Fund for Women, and serves on the boards of the Kingswood Community Center, The Delaware Community Foundation, Salem Academy & College Board of Trustees, and The Governor’s Commission on Volunteerism for Delaware. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Salem College and an M.P.A. in Economic Policy Management from Columbia University.

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About Zip Code Wilmington

Launched in 2015, Zip Code Wilmington is a 12-week coding bootcamp in Delaware that gives students the technical, interpersonal and leadership skills needed to secure a competitive job in technology and increase their earning potential. Zip Code Wilmington’s program prepares its students to become highly-qualified and trained technology talent, while connecting students with corporate partners throughout the program. Its current audited Outcomes Report confirms that 93 percent of its graduates are placed in paid roles within six months of graduation, earning more than double their average pre-Zip Code Wilmington salaries, with average annual earnings of $74,134. To learn more about Zip Code Wilmington, please visit

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