Councilmember Jeffrey L. Boney has been a resident of Missouri City since 2000. Jeffrey and his wife, Sharwin, have been married for over 20 years, and have raised their three children in the Quail Green subdivision, while running a successful business headquartered in Missouri City.
Jeffrey is the past president of the Quail Green Homeowners’ Association and has served on the Missouri City Community Development Advisory Committee since 2012, where he is past Vice-Chair. As a former bank executive with Washington Mutual Bank for over 11 years, along with being the former President and CEO of the Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce (now known as the Greater Houston Black Chamber or GHBC), and founder of the Texas Business Alliance, Jeffrey has assisted countless small businesses in capital planning, business expansion and has led initiatives connecting large corporations to the services of small business owners, including creating the Youth Entrepreneurship Academy, which is a small business incubator to help teenagers start new businesses.
Jeffrey has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Texas Southern University and an Honorary Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Juliana King University. He has served as an Adjunct Professor, in the school of Business Administration at Houston Community College, and in addition to his many endeavors, Jeffrey serves as Associate Editor, and is a nationally award-winning journalist for the historic Houston Forward Times newspaper. Jeffrey serves as the host of his own radio show, and is a frequent contributor on CNN Headline News, being regularly featured on the "Nancy Grace Show" and "Primetime Justice with Ashleigh Banfield," and is a dynamic, international speaker with a no-nonsense approach to business and leadership development, community engagement and economic empowerment.
Jeffrey has received numerous awards and recognition for his civic and community involvement and his leadership skills. He is a graduate of Project Blueprint, a United Way leadership program, who awarded him the Dorothy F. Caram Commitment to Leadership Award on behalf of the United Way. Staying connected to the community, Jeffrey serves in the following capacities: Vice Chair-Missouri City Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program; member of the 100 Black Men of America; member of the Board of Directors for the Better Business Bureau (BBB), PeopleFund and for the Julius and Lenora Carter Scholarship and Youth Foundation; past member of the Board of Directors and Class XXVII graduate of Leadership Houston, an organization that annually trains an elite group of active business and civic leaders to effect positive change in Houston; past board member for The Forge for Families; and is an active volunteer with several community organizations. His contributions to the business arena have positively impacted and financially empowered many communities.
Jeffrey was declared as the District B unopposed candidate on November 7, 2017 and sworn into office on November 20, 2017 as City Councilmember.
Current City Council Committee Memberships
- Livable Community Committee
- Finances and Services Committee
- Planning, Development and Infrastructure Committee
- Community Development Advisory Committee
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