Naima Jefferson attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where she earned a bachelor’s of business administration in accounting and has a Master of Business Administration from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C where she was awarded the Dean’s Citation for Outstanding Service and was a Georgetown MBA Scholar. Professionally, Naima develops federal policy and works closely with high-level officials to promote the agency’s mission and purpose. She has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and is also an entrepreneur. She serves as the president of the Shepherd Park Citizens Association, trustee for the Committee of 100 for the Federal City, as a national committee co-chair for national membership organization with over 10,000 members across the country, and served on the board of the Southern Methodist University Black Alumni Association. She is married and lives in Northwest Washington, DC with her husband in two amazing daughters.