|4th President and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Michael Rubinger|
|16th Virginia Secretary of Commerce|
January 27, 2014 – September 6, 2016
|Preceded by||Jim Cheng|
|Succeeded by||Todd Haymore|
|8th United States Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development|
April 2012 – January 2014
|Preceded by||Ron Sims|
|Succeeded by||Nani A. Coloretti|
Maurice Antonia Jones
September 14, 1964
Mecklenburg, Virginia, U.S.
|Alma mater||Hampden–Sydney College|
University of Virginia
Maurice Antonia Jones (born September 14, 1964) is the president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, a national community development financial institution. Previously, he served as the Deputy Undersecretary of HUD in the Obama administration, and then as the Virginia Secretary of Commerce in the cabinet of Governor Terry McAuliffe.
Jones was born in rural Mecklenburg County and grew up on his grandparents' tobacco farm near the town of Kenbridge. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Hampden–Sydney College before attending Oxford on a Rhodes scholarship and the University of Virginia School of Law.
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