Mentor- Metro Detroit

Linda Jones

Kelly Services, Inc

Linda Jones is a public and investor relations consultant at Kelly Services, Inc., a leader in providing workforce solutions to organizations worldwide and is headquartered in Troy, Michigan.

Jones recently joined Kelly in 2012 and manages the strategic public relations initiatives that promote thought leadership in the staffing industry for the North America product groups. In addition, she supports investor relations with creating quarterly financial content for internal audiences and creates investor presentations. Before joining Kelly, Ms. Jones managed her own public relations firm, LindSay Communications.

During the 1990’s while living in Chicago, Ms. Jones was director of investor relations and corporate communications for Illinois Tool Works, Inc (ITW: NYSE). Her responsibilities were to manage the external and internal communications for the company.
Prior to working for ITW, Ms. Jones was an investment officer with Harris Bank in Chicago (now Bank of Montreal). There she marketed bank-alternative investments to high net worth individuals.

Ms. Jones is a current member of the Detroit Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, the National Dental Association Auxiliary, Advisor to The Roeper School Make- A-Splash Program and an active member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. – Motor City Chapter.

She is a graduate of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan were she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Affairs Management. She currently resides in Detroit, Michigan with her husband Dr. Carlos Jones and daughter Clare and attends Hope United Methodist Church.

“Through my career journey, I have learned valuable lessons that have helped me to excel. And they are very simple, love what you do every day, learn to work as a team member as well as a leader and be able to execute your initiatives.”