“Elizabeth’s experience and remarkable achievements throughout her professional and military career will further define the marketing and communications strategy that will help NSF become more competitive in the global marketplace,” said NSF International president and ceo Kevan P. Lawlor. “We are excited to have Elizabeth join the NSF team and look forward to expanding our marketing and communications efforts with her leadership.”
Jones has a proven track record of success, spending the past nine years as the vice president of communications for Quicken Loans Inc., and for Rock Ventures, an umbrella organization whose holdings include Quicken Loans, the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team, wall graphics firm Fathead and other businesses in the financial services, Internet technology and sports and entertainment sectors. Jones also helped launch two Detroit-based non-profit programs: Bizdom U, an entrepreneurship academy, and Rock Financial Junior Achievement Finance Park, which teaches fiscal literacy to students.
Jones served 23 years in the U.S. Navy and Navy Reserve, retiring in March 2008 with the rank of Captain (O-6).