Mr. Daniel B. Jones, Sr. earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Arts from West Virginia University. He retired from the U.S. Army in the grade of Lieutenant Colonel after nearly 27 years of service. He is currently employed as a Senior Auditor for the Inspector General of the Department of Justice and maintains credentials as a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Daniel B. Jones, Sr. worked tirelessly to uplift the community through his volunteerism with the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Center. As the President of the Board of Directors, he led a team of counselors, habilitation specialists and psychiatrists to dispense mental health to children and other youth in under served areas of West Virginia. The impact of his work allowed over two hundred teens to receive mental health care and for the sustainment of employment for a dozen employees.
Mr. Jones has served Omega Psi Phi Fraternity for more than 31 years in many leadership roles to include Grand Keeper of Finance, Basileus, Keeper of Finance and a multitude of committee chairman assignments. Under his leadership as Basileus of the Zeta Omega Chapter in Cleveland, Ohio, he was able to provide food for over five-hundred families for a week during the holiday season. Prior to his departure from Cleveland, noting that more humanitarian relief was needed, Mr. Jones developed a plan for the divine nine to partner, target and feed a zip code for a year.
Mr. Jones also serves as a Director of the George M. Hampton Foundation. In his roles as a Director, Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee and Chairman of the Audit Committee, he shares expert insights on methods to significantly improve foundation operations, fund raising and outreach to the community.
On the District level, Mr. Jones served two terms as the Fourth District Keeper of Finance. As District Keeper of Finance, he was instrumental in developing and implementing training for chapter Keeper of Finances and automating their financial records.
On the International level, Mr. Jones served as the 22nd Grand Keeper of Finance, Budget Chairman and the International Civic and Community Affairs Chairman. Under his leadership, he worked to synchronize and reduce duplication of effort for the international subcommittees under his care: (Achievement Week, Talent Hunt, Social Action, Educational Development, Next Generation Leaders and Katrina Relief.) Most noteworthy, during and after the devastation of Katrina, the committee worked tirelessly to locate and encourage medical professionals to volunteer in the areas of dental, physical and mental health for the Gulf Coast region.