Chamber employee honored by Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry President/CEO Bradley Jackson presents Shirley Jones, senior vice president, public affairs, Jackson Chamber with the Tennessee Champion of Commerce award for outstanding lifetime achievement promoting business and free enterprise.
Shirley Jones, senior vice president, public affairs with the Jackson Chamber, has been presented the Tennessee Champion of Commerce award for outstanding lifetime achievement promoting business and free enterprise. This award was presented November 8, at the Tennessee Chamber Governmental Affairs Conference by Bradley Jackson, president/CEO of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry. This prestigious award is given for outstanding service on the state level regarding advocacy for businesses and business issues and has only been awarded three times in the history of the organization.
The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry is the unified voice of business and premier advocacy organization in the state. The Tennessee Chamber creates prosperity for all Tennesseans through an economy of increased productivity and global competitiveness.
“Shirley Jones has built relationships not only locally, but across the state, which are invaluable to the chamber,” says Jackson Chamber President/CEO Kyle Spurgeon. “She is very well respected by her peers and is very deserving of this honor.”
Jones began her work at the Jackson Chamber as a volunteer and after several years of volunteer service, was hired as an employee. She has been with the Jackson Chamber for a total of 35 years as a volunteer and as an employee. She is an advocate for chamber members and the business community with elected officials and government entities on local, state and federal levels. She monitors legislation on all levels as it affects the business community. Jones also oversees the Jackson Chamber’s largest group of volunteers, the Ambassadors, among other responsibilities.
Connect with Shirley Jones at email@example.com or call 731-423-2200.