Ingrid Saunders Jones
Recently retired after 30 years, Ingrid Saunders Jones was the senior vice president of Global Community Connections for The Coca-Cola Company and Chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation. Ms. Jones headed the Company’s philanthropy efforts, which under her leadership contributed more than $460 million to support community initiatives. Earlier in her career, Ms. Jones worked with the Honorable Maynard Jackson, then Mayor of the City of Atlanta; served as a legislative analyst for the president of the Atlanta City Council; served as the Executive Director of the Detroit Wayne County Child Care Coordinating Council; and also taught in the public schools of Detroit and Atlanta. Ms. Jones is the National Chair of the National Council of Negro Women, a board member at Clark Atlanta University, the Woodruff Arts Center, The Ohio State University President’s Council on Women, and the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She also is a member of the Rotary Club of Atlanta, the Society of International Business Fellows, and serves on the national board of directors of Girl Scouts USA.