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Director of the Department of Human Rights and Local Business Development Jacquelyn A. Flowers Confirmation Resolution of 1999
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Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor


Chairman Cropp, at the request of the Mayor, introduced the following resolution, which was referred to the Committee on Economic Development.

To confirm the Mayoral appointment of Ms. Jacquelyn A. Flowers as the Director of the Department of Human Rights and Local Business Development.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Director of the Department of Human Rights and Local Business Development Jacquelyn A. Flowers Confirmation Resolution of 1999".

Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the appointment of:

Jacquelyn A. Flowers
1305 Sheridan Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20011
(Ward 4)

as the Director of the Department of Human Rights and Local Business Development, in accordance with section 2 of the Confirmation Act of 1973, effective March 3, 1979, (D.C. Law 2142; D.C. Code, sec. 1-633.7) to serve at the pleasure of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.

Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee and to the Office of the Mayor.

Sec. 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

Telephone: (202) 722-0441
Fax: (202) 722 0009


Experienced sales manager with strong financial and analytical skills, knowledge in banking and financial service transactions. Strong skills:

  • Business Development
  • Oral & Written Communications
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Credit Analysis


Federal Freight Systems (1996- 1998)
Financial Consultant

  • Assisted management in developing long-term strategic plans;
  • Assisted management in establishing short and long term budgets; and
  • Created a business plan and assisted in the development of a private placement offering.

Charter Financial Group (1996)
President, Founding Partner

  • Business development; and
  • Managed day-to-day operations.

First Union National Bank of Washington, D. C. (1993-1996)
Vice President, Private Banking

Served credit, depository, investment management and trust needs of high net worth individuals and their respective firms in the Washington area. Completed the series 7 brokerage exam. Client base included: law firms, lobbying firms, accounting firms, medical practices, corporate executives, and other high net worth individuals.

  • Sold annually a minimum of $10,000,000 in credit facilities;
  • Sold investment products that generated a combined minimum fee income of $50,000; and
  • Successfully accomplished increasing profitability to a minimum of $10,000 per client, an average increase of 20-50%.

Riggs National Bank of Washington, D. C. (1987-1993)
Assistant Vice President, Corporate Banking Group

Serviced and managed quality and profitability of a credit portfolio of ten companies with revenues in excess of $200 million; with combined credit exposure of over $205 million.

  • Successfully sold credit facilities up to $50,000,000 to corporate and commercial concerns;
  • Completed full credit and financial analysis; presented credit facilities to appropriate committees; and negotiated pricing and structure of facilities;
  • Instructed commercial banking management trainees in financial credit analysis; and
  • Completed Commercial Lending Training Program.


Atlanta University Graduate School of Business
Masters of Business Administration, Finance (1987)

Clark College
Bachelors of Arts Degree, Business Administration-Marketing (1985)


Former Board Member, Columbia Hospital for Women; Former Board Member, Homemaker Health Aide Service of the National Capital Area, Inc.; Former Board Member, American Lung Association of Washington, DC; Member: Coalition of 100 Black Women and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

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