Mr. Stanley Jackson is the President and CEO of the Anacostia Economic Development Corporation, a leading District of Columbia non-profit economic development organization. His first tenure on the DCHFA Board of Directors began in November, 2012. Mr. Jackson completed a two year term. In December 2013, he returned to the Board for a second two year term. July 2016 was the start of Mr. Jackson’s third period of service on DCHFA’s board.
Mr. Jackson has over 30 years of housing and economic development experience serving in key public leadership roles, including Director of the District of Columbia Customer Service and Real Property Assessment Services Administration; Chief of Staff to the District of Columbia Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO); Director of the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD); District of Columbia Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED); and Acting President of the University of the District of Columbia.
As Director of DHCD, Mr. Jackson oversaw a $250 million budget, and spearheaded the District’s participation in the development of over 6,700 units of newly constructed and rehabilitated affordable housing for seniors, special needs, and very low-to-moderate income District residents.
During his tenure as Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Mr. Jackson oversaw the creation of the Site Acquisition Funding Initiative, a low-cost source of revolving site-acquisition and predevelopment funds for non-profit developers. As Deputy Mayor, Mr. Jackson also directed the District’s participation in the development of $2.5 billion in residential, commercial, and entertainment development in downtown District of Columbia, representing the revitalization of the city’s geographic core.
Mr. Jackson is a graduate of Fayetteville State University/UNC Fayetteville (B.S., Business Administration), and Howard University Graduate School (Business Administration 2yrs). He has also completed the Senior Executive Program at Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.
Mr. Jackson has been a resident of the District of Columbia for more than four (4) decades, and currently resides in the Ward 8 community.