John C. Jones

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John C. Jones, EMBA, CDM
Community Liaison, Social Determinants of Health/ ProMedica

John C. Jones is a proven leader, specializing in diversity and inclusion, leadership development, board governance, community building and strategic development. John has held numerous roles with ProMedica and currently serves within the Social Determinants of Health team. In this role, John works closely with the community and the organization developing various job training and mentoring opportunities for youth, young adults and other diverse individuals. He also works to build community capacity in several neighborhoods.

Ultimately, the goal is to ensure health equity for all individuals within the community. John previously worked for ProMedica from 2000 – 2008. In between his first and second “tours” with ProMedica, Rev. Jones served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Toledo Urban League, Inc. from May of 2008 until May of 2012. Through solid programming and timely advocacy in areas of education, employment and family enrichment, the Greater Toledo Urban League swiftly became a thought leader in the Toledo Region.

John is a proud alumnus of Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio where he received his undergraduate degree in 1996. He went on to receive the Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) at the University of Toledo in 2013. He also completed his Certificate in Diversity Management through the American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (2016).

John has been the recipient of numerous awards, including induction into the 2008 Class of “20 Under 40” for Toledo and recipient of the 2010 Calla Lilly Educator Award from the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. – Beta Gamma Chapter. He serves the community through several boards and church related organizations, including the Toledo Zoo and the American Leadership. He is also a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated – Alpha Xi Lambda Chapter where he serves as Vice President.

Lastly, John is an ordained minister and serves as an Associate Minister at the Christian Temple Baptist Church under the leadership and pastorate of his father, Rev. Charles E. Jones. \ John resides in Toledo and considers it a blessing to have three beautiful children, Naomi Elise, Cathryn Elisabeth, and John Michael


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