Established in 2010, JonesGroup operates three divisions: Construction, Utilities, and Security. Our Construction Division demolishes, builds, rebuilds, and performs interior finishing work. We are proud to have contributed to a variety of successful general construction projects on commercial buildings and structures. Our Utility Division installs and repairs water stations, water lines, conduits for power transmission, and related underground piping. We perform this work for government entities and power providers. Our Security Division provides safety and security risk assessments and customized trainings. Our experienced team of safety professionals serve school districts, health care facilities, religious entities, universities, and private organizations. JonesGroup’s overall mission is to provide high-quality services by working hard and operating with integrity.
JonesGroup Core Values
- Put safety first
- Place customers ahead of company and self
- Remain flexible and quick to respond productively
- Expect to win; to be the best
- Work smarter and harder
- Stay focused on exceeding “standards of success” as defined by our customers, partners, and industry
- Promote a safe, healthy work atmosphere
- Resolve concerns and problems with urgency
- Communicate openly, honestly, and with integrity
- Derive motivation from achievements
- Strengthen our community by hiring locally
Anthony “Tony” Jones
Tony is the President of JonesGroup. He is responsible for expansion into new markets, financial growth, and fostering business alliances. In addition to being a hands-on owner, Tony provides executive oversight on all company operations.
Tony is a Tennessee State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a reputation for having strong business acumen and leadership skills. Tony managed complex plant construction projects with budgets exceeding $20M during his career as a Project Engineer at Union Carbide. After more than 20 years of employment with chemical, oil and gas companies, Tony pursued his dream of going into business for himself. In 2010, he formed JonesGroup.
Ronald “Ron” Jones
Ron is the Vice President of JonesGroup. He is responsible for developing and implementing the company’s strategic objectives. Ron’s primary work activities include financial management, project development, strategic planning, ongoing operational support, and resource allocation.
Ron has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Alabama A&M University and a distinguished 33-year career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation where he worked in the areas of finance, management, administration, and human resources. Ron joined his brother when JonesGroup was formed.
Roxie is the Contract Administrator at JonesGroup. She oversees the contract-related planning, implementation, and management functions of the company.
Roxie received her undergraduate degree from Lincoln University and her law degree from American University. She is a member of the Alabama State Bar. Before joining JonesGroup, Roxie worked for the federal government as a contracts attorney at the General Services Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce and later as the Chief Counsel for Economic Affairs (Commerce). Roxie joined JonesGroup in 2011.
Samuetta is the Executive Director of the Security Operations Division at JonesGroup. She is responsible for safety assessment and training services offered by JonesGroup to public schools, universities, nursing homes, state facilities, churches, and private organizations. Samuetta is also the safety official for the Construction division of JonesGroup. She is OSHA 30 certified.
Samuetta earned a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee State University and a graduate degree and post-graduate leadership certifications from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Before retiring, Samuetta was the Chief Operations Officer at Birmingham City Schools where, among other things, she was responsible for the Security department and the Facilities department.
Vernon is the Construction Division Manager at JonesGroup. He is responsible for project and construction management and he directs day-to-day activities.
Vernon earned a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from Tennessee State University, and a master’s degree in Environmental Management from Samford University. He has over two decades of architectural engineering experience and has worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, BellSouth, and Parsons-Gilbane Engineers & Consultants. Vernon holds professional memberships with the Building Owners and Managers Institute International, the Project Management Institute/Design (Procurement), and the Construction Specific Interest Group Alabama Residential. He also maintains a Home Builders Remodeler’s license.