Mr. William (Packy) Jones
Mr. Jones continues a family legacy as the third generation working in the securities business. His grandfather, George Sr., co-founded Mitchum, Jones & Templeton in the early 1900's and his father, George Jr., started Jones & Associates in 1975. Mr. Jones started in the securities business in 1978 working for Jefferies & Co., Inc. as a trader focusing on 144 transactions, insider transactions and corporate issuer buybacks. In 1980, Mr. Jones went to work for Newhard Cook selling research to institutions. In 1982, he joined Jones & Associates where he has worked in every trading position in the firm, including National Sales Manager and Head Trader. Mr. Jones is currently the firm's Executive Chairman and has served on the Board of Directors since 1992. Mr. Jones oversaw the firm's $50MM private placement with an institutional investor. Mr. Jones has a BA from the University of California in Santa Barbara and has his Series 7, 24, 55, and 63 industry licenses.