Mrs. Selena Rodgers Dickerson is the president of SARCOR, LLC, located in Birmingham, Alabama. SARCOR provides engineering design, project management, and surveying.

Selena is a graduate of Ramsay Alternative High School, She received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Tennessee State University, and her Masters in Business Administration in Project Management from Capella University. After getting laid off in 2010, Selena knew that she could either look for a job or look for contracts. She chose to search for her own contracts. Through prayer, drive, ambition, and perseverance, Selena has positioned her company to succeed by emphasizing leadership, communication, teamwork, and management strategies.

Selena is an active member of the Upsilon Eta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and was recognized as the chapter’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014. She is a member of the Birmingham Charter Chapter of American Business Women Association. Selena is a graduate of Leadership UAB and SBA’s inaugural Emerging Leaders 2015 class in Birmingham.

Selena was appointed by Governor Robert Bentley to serve on the State of Alabama’s Manufactured Housing Commission to represent Congressional District 6. She was also appointed by Mayor William Bell to serve on the City of Birmingham’s Planning Commission.

Affiliations:

  o   Leadership UAB, Class of 2013

o   American Business Women Association – Birmingham Charter Chapter, 2013-14 VP

o   Tennessee State University, Birmingham Alumni Chapter

o   City of Birmingham Planning Commission

o   City of Birmingham Project Review Committee

o   City of Birmingham Comprehensive Plan Implementation Team, Systems (Transportation) Subcommittee

o   State of Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission

o   Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Upsilon Eta Omega chapter

o   Birmingham Business Alliance, Member

o   REV Birmingham, City Center Design Team

o   Inner City Capital Connections, Class of 2015

o   Emerging Leaders, Class of 2015

o   ACE Mentor Program of Alabama, Board Member

o   Ramsay Alternative High School Engineering Academy Advisory Board, Chairperson

o   Birmingham Business Journal, 2016 Top 40 Under 40 Honoree

SARCOR was the recipient of the Birmingham Business Alliance’s 2013 Dr. A.G. Gaston Minority or Woman-Owned Emerging Business of the Year Award. The Birmingham Business Alliance recently nominated SARCOR for the 2014 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Dream Big Award. Selena was the recipient of the Birmingham Business Journal’s Entrepreneur Spotlight Award in 2014, and she was featured on the PBS nationally televised show, Start Up, in October 2014.

Selena is an active member of Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in Fairfield, AL. She is happily married to Juwan Dickerson, and they have a one-year-old daughter, Allison Marie.