The Associated Black Charities annual gala, "African-Americans in Corporate Leadership," recognized Catonsville resident Anita Jackson, economic development director for Baltimore Gas & Electric, during the June 11 event at Martin's West.
Jackson's 25 years with the company include experience with human resources, corporate philanthropy, marketing and supplier diversity.
Jackson leads the Constellation African-American Network and mentors African-American employees.
She and her husband established the Anita Maddox Jackson and Everett Jackson Endowed Scholarship Fund, which provides book awards to University of Maryland, Baltimore County, students from Baltimore City and the Eastern Shore.
Jackson participates in the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Christopher's Place and the Links Foundation. She sits on the UMBC AIumni Association board of directors.