Jacqueline Chatmon has announced her candidacy for Northampton County’s District 1 Supervisor.
Jacqueline Chatmon, Jackie as most know her, grew up and attended school across the Bay in Newport News, Virginia. She is a graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta.
After Spelman, Jackie went on to earn a Masters of Business Administration from the prestigious Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania. She enjoyed a fulfilling banking career that included executive responsibility at Citibank and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
In 2006, Jackie returned to Virginia with every intention to begin a relaxed retirement here on the Eastern Shore. However, she quickly realized that there were many opportunities in Northampton County where she could make a difference. She began to volunteer her time and energy with a focus on the issues of economic development, excellence in education and importantly, affordable housing for everyone in Northampton County. [Read more…]