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Gaffar Chowdhury, CAP®

Gaffar Chowdhury, CAP®

President and CEO/Registered Representative, Financial Services Professional

Gaffar Chowdhury has been in the financial services for the last 15 years working with high income earning individuals and closely held businesses. He spent his career sharpening and practicing his skill under three leading financial services firms. Gaffar launched District Wealth Strategies with a heightened focus on client service and an intention to disrupt the traditional approach to personal and business financial strategies. His team's vision is to help clients mitigate taxes, build and protect generational wealth, and make financial conversations more approachable.

Gaffar was born in Bangladesh and has lived in the DC area for over 30 years. He is the current President of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - Greater Washington DC chapter and a past board member/longstanding advocate of the Women's Bar Association Foundation of DC. He received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business Since his undergraduate studies, Gaffar has developed a passion for charitable giving and helping others make a lasting impact through philanthropic planning. In 2021, he received the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy, CAP® Designation from the American College and now actively helps clients with planned giving strategies. 

When he is not busy being an entrepreneur and helping clients fulfil their dreams, he enjoys traveling the globe with his wife, Brooke and spending time with family and close friends. When he is not in the office and not traveling, you can find him at a local group boxing and fitness studio!