Elizabeth Jones, joined NCBW, Inc., Greater Cleveland Chapter September of 2010 rising through the ranks from Financial Secretary in 2011 to Chapter President in 2013; obtaining Model Chapter status twice as Chapter President. In 2017, at the 18th Biennial she was elected to the National Board of Directors as Board Director and chaired the National Audit and Membership Committees from 2017-2019.
She was elected as National Third Vice President of Membership and Chapter Development at the 19th Biennial Conference in 2019. Elizabeth’s strengths and leadership are strategic planning, finance and business development. She is experienced in leading multi-disciplined teams through organizational change and formulating partnerships in the nonprofit sector to enhance and augment services.
She is the CEO of Brown Jones & Dansby Financial Services Inc., a full-service accounting firm, located in Beachwood, Ohio. Prior to her transition to private sector she enjoyed over 20 years of executive leadership as Healthcare Administrator for the MetroHealth System, a nationally ranked non-profit public health located in Cleveland, Ohio.
In 1996, she was selected as a member of the American International Health Association (AIHA) Delegation traveling to Slovakia and surrounding areas to provide training to Community Health and Social Service professionals. The American International Health Alliance (AIHA) is an international nonprofit organization working to advance global health through locally driven, locally owned, and locally sustainable health systems strengthening (HSS) and human resources for health (HRH) interventions.
Elizabeth has enjoyed time serving as Local Coordinator for Education, Travel, and Culture Inc., a Foreign Student Exchange Program to increase understanding and tolerance of other cultures through our youth. She also has served as Regional Registration Chair for two consecutive terms for the Alpha Kappa Alpha, Incorporated Great Lakes Regional Conferences. Professionally and civically, she has consistently demonstrated an interest and commitment to eliminating disparities and improving the quality of life for the underserved, with a primary focus on African American children, women and communities.
Elizabeth holds a BA from Hiram College, a MBA and Accounting Certification from Baldwin Wallace College. She serves on several community boards within Greater Cleveland. She is a member of; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Omega Chapter; National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Western Reserve Section; and North East Ohio Black Health Advisory Board – Cleveland, Ohio.
Her belief is that she has been blessed with the leadership abilities and talents to serve as a role model and advocate for black women and girls. That advocacy is at the intersection of Public Policy and that those who have been blessed with abundance has a responsibility to help those disenfranchised members of our communities using one’s talents and skills.
Elizabeth Jones’s motto is — Life “It’s not about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain”