Arlington, Va., March 1, 2022 – FON is pleased to welcome Brian Jones as the new Chief Operating Officer for the FON Federal division. In this role Mr. Jones will help define the strategic direction of FON Federal, establish communication strategies, lead customer engagement and manage its strategic business partnerships. He brings a deep understanding of processes and strategic planning to achieve scalable growth across business objectives.
Before joining FON, Mr. Jones was Senior Vice President of Business Development at EnTrust Global. He was responsible for business integration, financial analysis, and product launch & distribution across alternative funds and strategies in Asset Management and Defense & Government Services. Prior to that role, Mr. Jones was an Associate Director at ViON Corporation, a technology company based in Washington D.C. where he spearheaded growth initiatives to expand the company’s footprint both domestically and internationally.
Mr. Jones began his professional journey as an Intelligence Officer in the United States Marine Corps. Over multiple deployments in Helmand, Afghanistan, Mr. Jones developed and initiated a collection and targeting process to disrupt insurgent operations, as well as commanded a small unit embedded with the Afghan Army.
“Brian has succeeded in driving and managing rapid growth at each phase of his career,” said Bradford Powell, the President of FON Federal. “His commitment to delivering superior outcomes for both his customers and our firm will position FON Federal for continued success.”
Mr. Jones holds a B.A. in Communication Information Sciences and History from The University of Alabama. He has served as a board member on The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation since 2016 and Chair of the Awards Committee. Mr. Jones is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and member of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association. He holds his Series 7, and Series 63 licenses.
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