The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is pleased to announce that Miriam Jackson has been promoted to the position of Director of Finance. Ms. Jackson joined the Institute in October of 2007, as a Staff Accountant. She then acquired additional duties and responsibilities as a Contracts Administrator, in 2008. In 2010, Ms. Jackson was honored as a recipient of a Potomac Institute Corporate Officers' Award for her outstanding service. Prior to joining the Potomac Institute, Ms. Jackson was employed as a Staff Accountant in the Finance Departments of the National Heritage Foundation (NHF) and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). She previously interned at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) in the office of the Chief of Budget.
Commenting on Ms. Jackson's promotion, Vice President for Financial Management and CFO Gail Clifford said, "She is one of our greatest assets and an essential member of the Finance & Contracts division. Her professionalism and thirst for knowledge make it a pleasure to work with Miriam."
Regarding her new role at the Institute, Ms. Jackson said, "I am so appreciative and so very grateful for this opportunity. When I joined the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, I knew I made a great career choice. I would like to thank our CFO, Gail Clifford, for her support and continuous guidance. I love working with everyone here, and I am very excited about many more years working together."
Ms. Jackson graduated from Bowie State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration – Information Systems. She is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Financial Management and Information Systems.