Kenneth J. Brewer, Sr.
Chief Executive Officer
Kenneth J. Brewer, Sr. is a native Washingtonian who graduated from Woodrow Wilson Senior High school and Howard University. Coming from a politically astute family, Brewer understood the connection between business and politics. At Wilson, Brewer excelled at basketball and initially started his interest for business when he was asked to join the Banking Club. At Howard he cultivated that interest into an actual love for business and graduated with a degree in Finance, which opened the door for a lifelong career in business. That lifelong career includes:
Congressional Intern US House of Representatives Full Committee on the District of Columbia
Campaign Manager for DC City Council member and future Chair John A. Wilson
Budget Analyst for the Deputy Mayor of Finance
Business Loan Specialist, Senior Asset Manager, and Development Project Director at H Street Community Development Corporation
Former Chairman of the DC Lottery and Charitable Games Control Board wherein the agency annually transferred approximately $90 Million to the DC General Fund/Treasury
Deal Structuring Manager and Project Manager with Fannie Mae and completed the purchase of $36 Billion in mortgage assets
Community Development Manager for E*TRADE Bank and E*TRADE Savings Bank
Real Estate developer through his firm the Washington Financier Management Company
Additionally, Brewer’s accomplishments include:
First Lieutenant in the US Army and is a decorated military combat veteran of the 1991 Persian Gulf War/ Operation Dessert Storm where he commanded a 32 member Platoon and Military Police Detachment in Saudi Arabia.
Chairman Emeritus of the Historical Society of Washington DC which specializes in the preservation of historical records of the people and events in the nation’s capital.
Member of the Washington DC Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc and currently serves on the Board of Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund (KSEF) which has amassed approximately $2 Million for college-bound DC Public School students.
Joined Prince Hall Lodge #14 and was raised on 19 April 2006. Mr. Brewer has been serving since 2007 on the Prince Hall Freemason and Eastern Star Charitable Foundation (PHFESCF) serving on the Ways and Means Committee. Mr. Brewer holds the distinguished 33 Degree within the United Supreme Council, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Prince Hall Affiliate.
Brewer returned to H Street Community Development Corporation as the Executive Director, and is now responsible for H Street Finance Corporation and H Street Investment Corporation.
Eric P. Jones
BA, History, Howard University
Team Tenure: An HSCDC icon and
community development pioneer.
BA, Business Administration/
Accounting, American University
Team Tenure: 15 years
BA, Banking & Finance, Morehouse College
Team Tenure: 1 Year
Alyssa Louise McCall
Team Tenure: 1 Year
Board of Directors
Wallacetine Taliaferro-Curtis, Chair
Venious Parker, Vice Chair
Idus Holmes, Treasurer
Lincoln Jenkins, Secretary
Executive Director, United Legal Services
Bishop William Bynum
President, Public Interest Civic Association
President, H Street Merchants and Professional Association; Executive Director, H Street Main Street
HSIC Board Members