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Barbara Jones

Title: Vice president and regional manager for the Community Development Group, Chase Manhattan Bank

Age: 48

Education: B.A. in history and black and Puerto Rican studies, Hunter College, 1972; MBA in finance, New York University, 1985; certificate in information management, NYU School of Continuing Education, 1997

Community activities: president of Wilson Commencement Park; board member of Rochester Economic Development Corp. and Housing Council of Monroe County; steering committee member of YMCA Minority Achievers Program; founding member, Rochester chapter of National Association of Urban Bankers

Interests: Travel, working out, her book club

Some of the places she has traveled to: Ivory Coast, Ghana, Egypt, Senegal, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Cuba, Fiji, England, France, Switzerland, Italy

Quote: “My personal integrity is what I’m putting on the line.”

2/26/99

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