She previously served as the director of Symantec’s public sector programs and strategic initiative teams where she was responsible for developing and managing Symantec’s partnerships and programs strategy while working closely with senior government customers and systems integrators to address their particular challenges and requirements.
She is a member of the CSIS Cyber Commission, National Cyber Security Alliance, Executive Committee of the IT-ISAC, and immediate Past Chair of the Information Security Committee at TechAmerica.
Jones also led Symantec’s North and Latin American Government Affairs team from March 2003 to October 2009.
Before working for Symantec, Jones served as Deputy Chief of Staff of the President’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Board at the White House. In addition to her Deputy Chief of Staff responsibilities, she was responsible for Government and Public Affairs, Cybersecurity Education and Awareness programs and Industry Outreach.
Jones graduated from the Coast Guard Academy and received her commission as a Coast Guard Officer.
Jones’ military awards include Coast Guard Officer of the Year Award (2002), a Coast Guard Commendation Medal, two Coast Guard Achievement Medals, numerous Commandant’s Letter of Commendation Ribbons, the Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation award, Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation award, six Special Operations Ribbons, the Sea Service Ribbon and other unit citations. She currently sits on the Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association Board of Directors.