Prior to joining the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Maurice Jones was the Secretary of Commerce for the Commonwealth of Virginia, where he managed 13 state agencies focused on the economic needs in his native state. Before that, he was second in command at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, serving as deputy secretary in charge of operations. He has also been Commissioner of Virginia’s Department of Social Services and Deputy Chief of Staff to then-Governor Mark Warner. At the U.S. Treasury Department during the Clinton Administration, he managed the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. His private sector experience includes top positions at the Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, a Richmond law firm and a private philanthropy investing in community-based efforts to benefit children in Washington, D.C.
Contact Maurice at: Mjones@lisc.org