Donny Jones

Chief Operations Officer, Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama

Donny Jones is the Chief Operations Officer for the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama and the Executive Director for West Alabama Works. He is responsible for the daily operations of the Chamber, including financial management and information technology, and manages the contractual relationships with vendors and professional service providers. Donny is instrumental in ensuring that the regional workforce system leverages federal and state resources to develop and grow the necessary K-12 and adult training pipelines to support the current and future workforce.

He is a former appointed member of the Governor’s Workforce Council and is currently an appointed member of the Alabama Workforce Board where he serves on the executive committee and chairs the State Innovation Committee, an appointed member of the Governor’s Career Technical Education Task Force to enhance CTE curriculum, an appointed officer for the Alabama Committee on Credentialing and Career Pathways and an appointed member of the Committee for Grade-Level Reading. The Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities awarded Donny the Public Service Award for West Alabama in 2019. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Education Foundation, ACCE Foundation Board, as well as other committees and boards. He is most known as the husband of Carla a 28-year educator and father to Carson (22) and Carter (16).

Donny Jones