Vice President, External Affairs
Brandy Jones, APR, serves as the organization's spokesperson and is responsible for overseeing public relations, marketing, and communications, customer relations, employee communications, and government relations activities.
Mrs. Jones has more than a decade of experience in the public relations industry. She has held several leadership roles at Metro, including serving as Director of External Affairs and public relations manager. Prior to Metro, she served as an account coordinator at Kevin Wilson PR Agency. She serves as President-Elect of the Public Relations Society of America (Cincinnati Chapter), is a past chapter president of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO), and is a member of Women in Transit Seminar, and The Cincinnati (OH) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. She is a graduate of C-Change, a Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce Leadership program.
She has been recognized as a "Forty Under 40" by the Cincinnati Business Courier, a "Top 40 Under 40" by Mass Transit Magazine, and is a recipient of numerous awards for her professional body of work, including being a member of the 2016 PRSA Communications Team of the Year.
Ms. Jones holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications: Public Relations from Xavier University. She is an Accredited Public Relations professional.