Jackie Keller

Jacqueline (Jackie) Keller is an experienced Executive Assistant who joined Washington Housing Conservancy in 2020. Jackie has a background in project coordination, special events, fundraising, French translation, and social media. Prior to WHC, Jackie was the Volunteer Coordinator and Site Manager for the youth empowerment nonprofit Girls Rock! DC, Development Coordinator for the national nutrition nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and the manager of a vintage boutique store. Jackie earned a BA in Fine Arts and Art History, and minored in French Language and Literature at The George Washington University. She has volunteered with the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center, Washington Area Bicyclist Association, and Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary.


WHC is governed by an independent board of civic leaders.

David Roodberg

CEO and President of Horning Brothers 

Joshua Bernstein

Chief Executive Officer of Bernstein Management Corporation

Charlene Drew Jarvis

Director at National Women's Business Center, Inc. 

Deborah Ratner Salzberg

Partner, RMS Investment Group 

Cary Hatch

CEO of MDB Communications

Carol Thompson Cole

President and CEO of Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP)

Rob Stewart

Former Executive Vice Chairman of JBG SMITH

John Gardner

Former Vice President of Buvermo Investments, Inc.

Tamara Copeland

President of the Washington Region Association of Grantmakers

Kevin Clinton

Chief Operating Officer for the Federal City Council

Mark Katz

Chair of Arent Fox

Maria S. Gomez

Former President + CEO, Mary’s Center

Eshauna Smith

Director of Community Engagement, Ballmer Group

Our Team

Kimberly Driggins

Executive Director

Richard Newman

General Counsel

Jackie Keller

Executive Assistant

Divya Khandke

Program Associate

Fusing commercial real estate expertise with a social impact mission.

We disrupt inequities in the housing market with an innovative model that prevents displacement and promotes opportunity and wealth building. 

Preserving housing affordability and promoting economic mobility in the DC-region

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