Mr. Jones is the Senior Project Manager for S&ME, Inc. His specialization is in planning and consulting in community redevelopment and economic development. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Mr. Jones has facilitated the establishment, expansion, extension and day to day operations of several Community Redevelopment agencies in Central Florida including the Seminole County US17-92 CRA; the City of Sanford CRA and the City of Oviedo CRA. He has authored numerous Finding of Necessity Studies, CRA Redevelopment Plan updates and amendments for CRA’s throughout the State of Florida.
Mr. Jones’ career began as a public-sector planner focusing on land use and economic development planning and programming. The past 16 years of his private sector career have enabled him to continue his work with public sector CRA’s. Mr. Jones has participated in private sector redevelopment planning, developing business assistance programming, developer matchmaking, the preparation of developer/development RFQs/RFPs and solicitations, the creation of Memorandums of Understanding, negotiation of Developer’s Agreement for community redevelopment projects and preparation of retail market studies and economic and fiscal impact report.