|Rosalind T. Styles, President
President & CEO, Capitol City Associates, Inc.
2307 Skyland Place, SE – Suite B
Washington, DC 20020
Phone: (202) 678-6600
Fax: (202) 678-6602
Rosalind T. Styles, President and CEO of CAPITOL CITY ASSOCIATES, INC., is a Black woman born and raised in the Anacostia Section of Washington, DC (Ward 8). She has over thirty (30) years of community-based, federal, local and private industry administrative and management experience. Her professional career has encompassed the administrative management of human resource programs, community development programs and affirmative action programs geared toward enhancing economic development opportunities.
Ms. Styles serves as a professional consultant on major development projects to meet contracting goals for small, disadvantaged, minority, woman-owned and veteran-owned business participation. Her clients include the Federal, State and Local Governments and the private sector. Her commitment is to ensure that local businesses and residents are able to participate in the economic resurgence of the Washington Metropolitan Area. Some of her recent accomplishments included facilitating the first written partnership between a developer and a community being impacted by major development, to providing tangible benefits to its local residents and businesses. This model has set the precedent in communities throughout Washington, DC. Ms. Styles worked on the construction of the Unified Communication Center, which was the first city-funded project to amend the procurement language for “35% Local, Small, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (LSDBE)” participation from merely a GOAL to a REQUIREMENT.
Ms. Styles has assisted in the development of affirmative action training programs for government employees and capacity-building programs for contractors; ensured the involvement of minority business in high-profile projects which included the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, the construction of public facilities and modernization and construct of public schools; and ensured public and resident input in the revitalization of public housing, development of major roadway and transportation initiative.
In addition to serving as President of the President of the National Association of Minority Contractors–Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter (NAMC-WMAC), Ms. Styles also serves as member of the Board of Director of the National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC National). Ms. Styles volunteers to assist local communities and residents in establishing and maintaining economic and business development programs. She has served as a member of various economic development and resident-oriented empowerment initiatives. She has also received local, national and international recognition for managing special events, and has spearheaded the exposure of minorities to the lucrative wedding industry.
Ms. Styles has received numerous National and Local awards and accolades in honour of her distinguished public service. She has been honoured for her achievements by the United States Congress, the Mayor of the District of Columbia, Council of the District of Columbia, the Democratic State Committee, the Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia Neighborhood Community Museum, major corporations and various community groups. Ms. Styles was recognized as one of Maryland’s “Top 100 Minority Business Enterprises” by the Governor of Maryland.