Donald Jones is the Chief Operating Officer at Owenby Jones Wealth Management, LLC. In this role, he provides the Managing Partners, the management, and vision necessary to ensure the company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to provide financial strength and operating efficiency. The position accomplishes this through a respectful, constructive, and energetic style, guided by the objectives of the company.
Before joining Owenby Jones Wealth Management, LLC, Don held numerous Leadership positions in both the military and civilian markets. As an Officer of Marines and Naval Aviator, Don advanced to Aircraft Commander and Flight Instructor in both airplanes and helicopters responsible for the safety of airframes and crewmembers as well as the training of new pilots. As a Safety Inspector with the Inspector General staff, Don was responsible for safety programs for over 2,000 personnel, assisting them with developing and implementing Aviation and Ground Safety programs. As Operations Officer, Don was responsible for coordinating with numerous foreign agencies to schedule joint operations. Upon leaving the United States Marine Corps, Don has worked to improve operational efficiencies with a national award-winning law firm, numerous types of manufacturing facilities, and currently owns and operates a Coffee distribution company.
Don graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2002. Designated a United States Marine Corps Officer in 2004. Designated a Naval Aviator in 2007. Appointed to Inspector General Staff as a Safety Auditor in 2009. Designated a Primary Flight Instructor in 2011. Certified as Department of Defense Acquisition Professional in 2015.
Don and his wife Liz reside in Marietta, Georgia, with their two children, Lydia and Nora. He spends his free time with his family. Don enjoys fly fishing, hiking, camping, traveling, and relaxing with family on the beach. Don and his family are active members of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church and greatly enjoy going on mission trips all over the world.