Adrienne M. Jones, Vice-President / Immediate Past President
Adrienne started her Sales/Marketing career while attending college full time in 1983, then spent 12 years in the ever changing Telecommunications field. Through September 1995. Adrienne held various Major Market Sales and Marketing positions at Allnet, Sprint and then AT&T for 4 years each, ultimately becoming the Branch Marketing Specialist for the newly developed AT& T Advanced 800 service products.
With 20 Years in the media field, Adrienne garnered a great deal of respect in the Chicago market and with clients around the country due to her balanced experience with Community relationships, Agency and Direct/Retail business. She understands the importance of both and believes that orchestrating “win-win” relationships is the key to long term success.
Prior to taking on the 5 year Director Non-Traditional Revenue Programs position with Real Times, Adrienne worked diligently for 11 years with WVAZ then ultimately Clear Channel in Chicago. There she found her niche in Media Sales and Event marketing and as a Senior Account Manager was one of the top producing reps in the region! Returning to Clear Channel now iHeart Media, Adrienne spent the last 4 years as an Integrated Marketing Specialist
Adrienne’s work philosophy: Teamwork makes the dream work!!”
She believes in leading by Example, Motivation and Coaching to help individuals soar with their strengths.
Creative Credits include:
“Journey to Empowerment” Photographic Exhibit; Women of Excellence Awards; Men of Excellence Awards; The Sengstacke-Abbott Legacy Scholarship for Journalism
Alliance for Women in Media –Chicago Chapter Vice President
Musical Arts Institute- Board of Directors
Adrienne received her degree in Psychology and Marketing from Santa Ana College in 1983. She currently lives in South Holland IL and has a 25 year old son residing in San Diego.