Richard L. Jones, Ph.D. has served in major leadership roles in the nonprofit sector throughout the country.
In 2013, he served as the Senior Vice President of Community Investment of the United Way of Metropolitan Chicago. He was responsible for leadership, planning and measurement, and execution of United Way’s strategic investments in the areas of income, education, and health.
Richard also served as the Administrator of Employment and Family Services and the Cuyahoga Support Enforcement Agency for Cuyahoga County in Ohio. Prior to his position, for 13 years, he served as President and CEO of Metropolitan Family Services in Chicago delivering more than $290M in programs and services to more than 600,000 people during his tenure.
Current President of the Preferra Insurance Company RRG, formerly NASW Risk Retention Group; Board Member of the NASW Assurance Services (ASI) Board of Directors (2007/2008); elected President of ASI (2008-2011) for two terms. He is currently a presenter for the NASW Assurance Services’ risk management program.