Paul J. Jones, general counsel and vice president for university relations at Marquette University, has been named chair of the board of directors with the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
Jones previously served as vice chair and assumed the new role in July. He joined the Greater Milwaukee Foundation board in 2014 when he was an executive at Harley-Davidson, Inc. The Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s volunteer board includes engaging civic and community leaders in Milwaukee who believe in the power of philanthropy and collaboration as important ways to strengthen our community.
“I am truly honored to serve as the chair of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and help to further its mission of sparking philanthropy throughout the area to address critical issues of great need,” Jones said. “This is an exciting time for the GMF with our shared community vision, A Milwaukee for All, pursuing racial equity and inclusion serving as our north star and our landmark ThriveOn collaboration.”