2020 July Mag
Meet Phyllis L. Jones, a visionary leader and trail blazer who is detailed to the core!
Phyllis L. Jones is a visionary leader and trail blazer for innovative service and programs. She strives to instill the values of leadership through service, lifelong learning and social inclusiveness for all mankind.
Phyllis has proven success as an administrator and consultant in the health care field for over 35 years. She has worked in non-profits, specialty centers and multi-million dollar organizations. She developed strategies in the management of billing, personnel, budgeting, marketing, contracting, and operation improvement resulting in increased revenues and multi-state expansions.
She is a notable event designer and her work includes weddings, luncheons, galas, corporate events, and national conferences. Her attention to details coupled with her ability to be task-oriented, afforded her the opportunity to serve as the lead designer of social occasions for local, regional and national dignitaries.
Phyllis volunteers her time and energy motivating and inspiring youth to become productive citizens and world leaders. Volunteer activities and collaborations include: The Melvin Jones Foundation, Inc., Pearls of Service Foundation, Inc. (IVY L.E.A.G.U.E.), Rotary Youth Leadership Association, Performing Arts Academy for Youth and the West Tennessee Kidney Foundation. She consistently works toward the betterment of human relations.
She has received honors, awards and recognitions for her Community service from the Tennessee House of Representatives, Tennessee Economic Business Council, YWCA, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and the Tri-State Defender.
Phyllis currently serves as the At Large Director on the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc. Board, Former South Eastern EAF Regional Coordinator of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She is a Life Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Former President and charter member of Phi Lambda Omega Chapter, visionary for the chapter’s Pearls of Service Foundation, Inc., and Former President of Pearls of Service Foundation, Inc.
She is a native Memphian and a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville with a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Public Health Administration. She is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.
Phyllis is married to Reginald Jones and has one son Reginald, II (Angela).