Barbara Davis Blum



Barbara, president of BDB Investment Partnership, is former president and CEO of the Adams National Bank and the Abigail Adams National Bancorp, the oldest and largest bank holding company majority owned and managed by women. She is also founder and former chairman of Virginia’s successful Main Street Bank and she was Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

She was a founder and president of Leadership Greater Washington, a diverse training and networking organization, and in 2006 received their top honor, Volunteer of the Year. Other accolades include The International Alliance for Women’s World of Difference Award for entrepreneurial, corporate, and public service contributing to economic empowerment.

Barbara holds a BS and MSW in politics, psychology, and sociology from Florida State University.

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