College of Business

Bill and Kathy Jones

William S. Jones is a 1978 graduate of Riverdale High School. He holds degrees from Middle Tennessee State University, Birmingham-Southern University's Southern Trust School, Louisiana State University's Graduate School of Banking, and Belmont University's Scarlett Leadership Institute, Signature Executive Program. He became the Area Executive with Pinnacle Financial Partners in 2006. Previously, he was the VP/SVP and trust officer with Cavalry Banking from 1991-1998 and the EVP and CAO from 1998-2006.

Bill is very active in the community having served on various boards including the Middle Tennessee Medical Center Foundation's Trustee and Executive Committee, the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce including Chairman in 2005, MTSU Foundation serving as President in 2001-02, Saint Thomas Health Systems Foundation Investment Committee, and Co-Chairman for the American Heart Association Heart Gala in 2004.

He currently serves as Chairman for Destination Rutherford, Director on the Middle Tennessee Medical Center board, member of the Rutherford County Industrial Development Board, MTSU Foundation's Member of Council of Past Presidents, and member of the Jennings A. Jones College of Business Advisory Board. He is a member and treasurer of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

In 2012, Middle Tennessee Medical Center Foundation named him Philanthropist of the Year. He has also been named Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year in 2007.

Kathryn W. Jones is a 1976 graduate of Riverdale High School. She holds degrees from Rollins College and Middle Tennessee State University. She is the President of the Tennessee Division of Stewart Title Company.

Kathy is very active in the community having served as Development Committee Chair in 2011 with RutherfordCABLE, Finance Committee Chair on The Webb School Board of Trustees, The Webb School Parent's Association, Member of the Murfreesboro Charity Circle, Murfreesboro Historic Zoning Commission, Chair of the Rutherford County Heart Ball in 2004, and Auction Chair of the Rutherford County Heart Ball in 2003.

She currently serves on MTSU's Foundation Board, the Rutherford County United Way Board, the Board of Directors of the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, and the Murfreesboro Planning Commission. She is the current Vice President and upcoming President of RutherfordCABLE, and a member of the Class of 2012 of Leadership Middle Tennessee. She is co-treasurer and a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

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