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Keith Wright

Keith Wright is the executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF). Mr. Wright is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Foundation including managing Human Resources and Administrative Services, Finance and Development, Meetings & Events, and Technology. Prior to joining CBCF, Mr. Wright served as Citibank’s Mid-Atlantic Region Community Relation’s vice president and director covering Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Wright is an accomplished leader who has spent more than 13 years developing and delivering homeownership products and services in communities around the country. Prior to joining Citigroup in May 2005, Mr. Wright worked at Fannie Mae, where he served as vice president of Community Investment with responsibilities for operations, human resources, business integration, technology and budgeting for Fannie Mae’s Partnership Infrastructure.

Prior to Fannie Mae, Mr. Wright was assistant manager of Computer Operations at the Port Authority in New York and New Jersey where he was responsible for the technology operations for the Port Authority Facilities, including the three major airports and the World Trade Center.

A native of Orange New Jersey, Mr. Wright has held several civic and community positions, including serving as chairman of the Economic Development Corporation, chairman of the Mayor’s Community Development Corporation and the Parking Commission for the City of East Orange N.J.

Mr. Wright received a Master of General Administration from the University of Maryland, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University, and completed the executive program for management development at Harvard Business School. Mr. Wright is an ordained minister and serves as the pastor of HE IS SOVEREIGN Ministries in Bowie, Md.



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CBCF hosts Ceremonial Swearing-In Ceremony for CBC Members

WASHINGTON—The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) hosted the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Swearing-In Ceremony on Jan. 6, 2015. The time-honored tradition welcomed new and returning members to the Caucus. Rep. G.K Butterfield succeeded Chairwoman Marcia L. Fudge as the 24th CBC chairman for the 114th Congress. Forty-six CBC members took the oath of office in the Capitol Visitor Center Auditorium in the U.S. Capitol.

"This is a historic moment for the Congressional Black Caucus as they induct their largest group of African-American lawmakers in the organization's history," said A. Shuanise Washington, president and CEO of CBCF. "We applaud them for their commitment to public service and diligence to eliminating the disparities that affect so many African Americans."