John D. Williamson

Mr. Williamson holds a B. S. from the College of Industrial Management at Clemson University and an MBA with a Finance concentration from the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech. He is a Managing Partner of Veridian Capital Partners, a financial planning and asset management firm affiliated with Ameriprise Financial in Frederick, Maryland. He previously held executive and management positions with WorldCom/MCI Telecommunications, Citicorp, and The Ford Motor Company.

Mr. Williamson is the Vice-Chair of the Board and serves as Trustee-At-Large on the Executive Committee of the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC). He served on the Board of Directors of the Hagerstown Community College Foundation from 2007-2013. He was the Treasurer of the Mason-Dixon Boy Scout Council from 2011 until 2016 and was formerly a board member of the Washington County Public School Foundation. He was chairman of the Mike Callas Stadium Committee which successfully raised $5 million for a stadium at North Hagerstown High School.

Mr. Williamson was appointed to the Hagerstown Community College Board of Trustees on March 23, 2012, to complete a term vacancy, and was subsequently re-appointed for a six-year term starting July 1, 2012. He was reappointed to a second six-year term starting July 1, 2018.

Mr. Williamson is a native of Arlington, Virginia and has lived in Washington County for 30 years.