Tazeen Ahmad serves as Vice President Operations at Capitol Hill Consulting Group. In this role, Ms. Ahmad manages the firm’s financial strategy, financial planning and analysis, financial reports, company audits, compliance, and bank relationships. She also handles the day-to-day operations for the firm as they relate to human resources, employee engagement, vendor relations, and operational efficiencies. In addition, Ms. Ahmad is responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and local campaign finance and election laws for the firm.
Ms. Ahmad has been a lifelong advocate of issues of importance to women and over the years has worked in leadership positions with many nonprofit organizations that serve women and children. Ms. Ahmad is currently serving as a Commissioner on Montgomery County Commission for Women and is the co-chair of the Women’s Legislative Briefing 2020. In 2009, she was appointed to Montgomery County’s Victims Services Advisory Board and served as the board chair during her term there. Her time on VSAB gave her a deeper understanding not only of issues faced by victims of crime and their families but also policies that impact the criminal justice system and our community at-large with a specific focus on domestic violence and sexual assault.
In April 2019, Ms. Ahmad and her daughter, Marium, co-founded Up 2 Us Foundation, a Maryland 501(c)(3) addressing childhood hunger in Montgomery County. The organization’s primary mission is dedicated to eliminating hunger by providing dependable access to nutritious food to low-income families. It launched a weekend backpack program in July in partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools and Manna Food Center and has recently taken the program to the Discovery Station Early Head Start Program in Gaithersburg. The program distributes bags that contain a variety of foods including whole grains, low sodium canned vegetables, and healthy snack items that can be shared with the whole family every week. Ms. Ahmad serves as executive director and board chair at the Foundation.
Ms. Ahmad has a B.A. from Alfred University in Political Science and a Master’s in Journalism from the University of Maryland. She lives with her family in Potomac, Maryland.