Jayson Williams is the President & CEO of MD Strategic Consulting. Founded in 2015, MD Strategic Consulting supports businesses, nonprofits and government entities in business and community relations, corporate and nonprofit partnership, strategic planning, marketing, and graphic design. Jayson leads a diverse, award-winning team of professionals who utilize campaign-style tactics to tell their clients’ stories to their target audiences and increase their bottom line. Now in its fifth year, the company has two locations in Baltimore & Largo, Maryland. Since its inception, the company has become one of Goldman-Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni; has won the “Bridging the Gap” Achievement Award from the Greater Baltimore Committee and was the voted one of Baltimore Business Journal’s 2019 Healthiest Employers.
Prior to launching MD Strategic Consulting, Jayson worked for Maryland State Senate President Mike Miller, U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker. His public service history includes his roles as Special Assistant to County Executive Baker and Vice President for Strategic Alliances for the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation, where he spearheaded major government reform and played a key role in enabling the development of the $1.2 billion MGM National Harbor.
A proud graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Jayson has been named one of the Daily Record’s 2019 Very Important Professionals (VIP) Successful By 40 award recipients, a 2016 40 Under 40 by the Baltimore Business Journal, a Rising Star by The Living Classrooms Foundation, and was awarded the Chairman’s Award by the Regional Asian-American Economic Development Corporation.
He currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Pride of Baltimore, Inc. and on the Board of Directors for the Maryland Family Network and Maryland Humanities. Jayson has formerly served on the boards of The Alice Ferguson Foundation, Preservation Maryland, and The Living Classrooms Foundation. He periodically teaches about diversity and inclusion in government with the nonprofit Baltimore Corps and was an Adjunct Professor for the Semester in Washington program at George Washington University in Washington, DC.