|Treasurer of Delaware|
January 2009 – January 2011
|Preceded by||Jack A. Markell|
|Succeeded by||Chip Flowers|
|Spouse(s)||State Representative Charles Potter, Jr.|
|Alma mater||University of Delaware, Indiana University|
Velda Jones-Potter is a Delaware businesswoman and politician. She was appointed by Governor Jack Markell to finish out his term as treasurer when he was elected to the Governorship in the 2008 election.
Velda graduated from P.S. DuPont High School in Wilmington and went on to the University of Delaware for her undergraduate degree; she then obtained an MBA from Indiana University. She worked for DuPont for 17 years and as an executive vice-president for MBNA. She has served on a multitude of state boards and councils.
Jones-Potter was Delaware's first black treasurer
|Treasurer of Delaware